Articles with intestinal obstructions

Bowel Obstruction and Peritonitis in a Dog: Mort's Brush with Death

Bowel Obstruction and Peritonitis in a Dog: Mort's Brush with Death

Peritonitis refers to the inflammation of the abdominal cavity that results from injury to the lining tissues. Potential causes include: injuries/wounds bacterial or chemical contamination pancreatitis ruptured bladder or gallbladder liver abscess and the like Thank you, Jen deHaan, for sharing Mort’s story Mort’s story This is the story of Mort’s third brush with death.  Mort is a 3-year-old Australian…

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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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When Your Dog Stops Eating: Julie’s Story

When Your Dog Stops Eating: Julie’s Story

When a Labrador stops eating and when a Border Collie becomes lethargic, even just a little bit, you know you ought to worry. Julie is a two-year-old Border Collie, and she did both. Stopped eating and had less energy than usual. Julie is a typical girl for her breed. Happy, active, spending a lot of time outdoors, living the perfect…

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