Articles with foreign bodies

Oral Ulcer in a Dog: Penny’s Foul Breath (Halitosis)

Oral Ulcer in a Dog: Penny’s Foul Breath (Halitosis)

Dental issues are the most common cause of bad breath in dogs. But what if there is something else going on? Potential causes of bad breath in dogs include: gum or periodontal disease tooth abscess foreign bodies systemic issues such as GI, metabolic, respiratory or autoimmune disease poisoning In any case, foul breath alerts you to a problem that can…

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Nasal Foreign Body in a Dog: Foster’s Sneezing and Bloody Nose

Nasal Foreign Body in a Dog: Foster’s Sneezing and Bloody Nose

Allergies in dogs typically manifest through itchy skin rather than sneezing. Infections or foreign bodies are a much more likely culprit. Consider the season, your dog’s environment, and lifestyle as part of the bigger picture. When your dog’s violent sneezing combines with a nose bleed, the symptoms start to paint a picture. Common causes of excessive sneezing in dogs foreign…

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Fast-Growing Lumps in Dogs: Yuki’s Swelling

Fast-Growing Lumps in Dogs: Yuki’s Swelling

Discovering a lump on your dog is a scary business. Fortunately, not all lumps are tumors. It is possible that what looks and feels like a lump is a swelling instead. Potential causes include immune reactions or infections which can be due to: insect bites and stings injuries foreign bodies The essential step in dealing with a lump is identification—that…

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Linear Foreign Bodies in Dogs: For the Love of Mango! (or How I Learned To Loathe Rope Toys)

Linear Foreign Bodies in Dogs: For the Love of Mango! (or How I Learned To Loathe Rope Toys)

Dogs seem to ingest things they shouldn’t all the time. Socks, balls, and an assortment of other objects can cause enough trouble. However, linear foreign bodies are an especially dangerous situation. Linear foreign bodies in dogs are a disaster in making. Further information: Linear Foreign Bodies in Dogs and Cats Thank you, Dr. Karel Carnohan, for sharing Mango’s story. Mango’s…

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