Articles with misdiagnoses

Treating Your Dog’s Symptoms vs. Treating The Cause

Treating Your Dog’s Symptoms vs. Treating The Cause

Will treating their symptom(s) make your dog’s problem go away? A Google search for how to treat diarrhea in dogs returns 61 million results. I couldn’t count how many times people ask such things on my dog health support group. As I’m writing this, I have a pending question asking how to freshen a dog’s breath. The question is not…

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What Would You Do if It Was Your Dog: Allie’s Muscle Wasting

What Would You Do if It Was Your Dog: Allie’s Muscle Wasting

Allie MalteseSeniorspayed female Allie was as sweet as a Maltese can be. A beautiful, loving little girl. On the surface, Allie seemed perfectly fine. Her appetite was good, she wasn’t losing weight. While her weight remained stable, Allie kept wasting before her mom’s eyes. Allie was losing muscle mass and she was losing hair. When Allie was brought to see…

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