Hypoglycemia in Dogs

Hypoglycemia in Dogs

Canine hypoglycemia refers to a state of abnormally low blood sugar in dogs. Sugar (glucose) is a primary source of energy for all bodily functions. But the brain has little capacity in the storage of glucose, so hypoglycemia in dogs can cause...

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Puppy Acne

Puppy Acne

Just like human teenagers, young puppies 3 months of age and older can get acne, which can be identified by the red-purplish pustules and blackheads (comedones) that come to a head and drain pus. Acne are usually found on the chin and lower lip...

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Puppy Constipation

Puppy Constipation

Puppies usually have bowel movements 2 to 3 times a day, a short while after eating. Constipation refers to infrequent, absent, or difficult defecation. Constipation in puppies is not particularly common but, when it happens, the constipated...

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Puppy Coughing

Puppy Coughing

A coughing puppy is a sick puppy, but some causes of coughing in dogs and puppies are more serious than others. It is useful for dog parents to learn more about the different possible causes that can lead to coughing in puppies. Also, there are...

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Puppy Diarrhea

Puppy Diarrhea

Diarrhea in puppies and dogs is a common illness symptom which can be the result of various health problems, some more serious than others. Diarrhea can come on suddenly and go away within 24 to 48 hours (acute diarrhea), or it can occur and...

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Puppy Hernia

Puppy Hernia

A hernia is simply a protrusion of fat and/or bowel (e.g. a section of the intestine) through an opening in the body wall that would normally close during development. The fat and/or bowel lie just beneath the skin. As a result, we can see a...

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Puppy Vomiting

Puppy Vomiting

It is rather common for puppies to vomit, and there is a wide range of possible causes – some more serious than others. How can you tell if your puppy is going to throw up? There are some telltale signs when your puppy perceives a need to...

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Swimmer Puppies

Swimmer Puppies

Health puppies begin to stand at 14 days and have a rather steady gait by 3 weeks of age. If a puppy cannot stand and walk by 3 weeks, the puppy may be a “swimmer”. A swimmer puppy is a puppy with weak adductor muscles that pull the...

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Puppy Health Concerns

Puppy Health Concerns

Taking care of a puppy involves, among other things, paying close attention to the puppy’s health conditions and taking quick action to resolve any puppy health concerns. It is so important for puppy owners to learn more about common puppy...

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Puppy Teething Pain

Puppy Teething Pain

As you probably know, puppies are born with no teeth at all. The first teeth to erupt are the incisors which come out at 2 to 3 weeks of age. Next to erupt are the canines and premolars. The last premolar erupts at about 8 to 12 weeks of age. The...

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