Articles with swollen abdomen

Swollen Abdomen in a Puppy: Tilly’s Story

Swollen Abdomen in a Puppy: Tilly’s Story

Of the top of your head, can you list three or more potential causes of a swollen abdomen in dogs? How about if the dog is a puppy? Tilly was a happy, active puppy. Nothing was obviously wrong with her except her pot belly. Maybe she was eating a bit too much? Maybe that’s how a puppy ought to look?…

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Splenic Tumors in Dogs: Buddy’s Distended Abdomen

Splenic Tumors in Dogs: Buddy’s Distended Abdomen

Splenic tumors in dogs are not always malignant but are always life-threatening. Buddy is a fierce, brave Jack Russel Terrier; a true representative of his breed. He is in charge of his world. Buddy’s parents observed no red flags about his health except for his belly. Buddy’s belly seemed to be growing in front of their eyes. How could that…

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