Thyroid problems in dogs are often difficult to recognize because the symptoms are so subtle. You might notice a change in the level of your dog’s energy, weight gain, or severe skin problems, but not associate these changes with anything serious that you should be concerned about. To detect thyroid problems a dog needs a blood test before the symptoms …Continue reading Thyroid Problems in Dogs →
A lump under a dog’s skin doesn’t mean a dog has cancer and you shouldn’t be alarmed if you find your pet has developed one. However, lumps under the skin aren’t always benign, so it’s important to regularly check your dog, and if you find a lump have it tested.
According to the National Canine Cancer Foundation, 3 out of every …Continue reading Does a Lump Mean a Dog Has Cancer →
Even dogs can get constipated occasionally. If you find that your dog has dry, hard stools, or seems to have a lot of difficulty with its bowel movements, the reason could be that your dog is constipated. Check with your vet to make sure your dog is suffering from ordinary constipation, and not some sort of infection.
Constipation in dogs …Continue reading Constipation in Dogs: Causes and Treatments →