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SYMPTOM DOG Dandruff (Pet Dander) in Dogs

Dandruff in dogs describes an accumulation of dry flakes on the surface of the skin. It is a common symptom affecting dogs of any age and results from a variety of underlying conditions.

· 5 min read
SYMPTOM DOG Dark Urine in Dogs

Dark urine is commonly observed in dogs, and is often normal. The color of urine varies for healthy pets, but some illnesses and injuries can contribute to a color change in the urine along with other symptoms.

· 4 min read
SYMPTOM DOG Decreased Thirst (Hypodipsia and Adipsia) in Dogs

Decreased thirst is characterized by a change in a dog’s normal intake of water.

· 3 min read
SYMPTOM DOG Dehydration in Dogs

Dry gums, sunken eyes, and skin tenting are symptoms of dehydration. Dogs normally have moist gums, shiny, moist, and bulgy eyes, and skin that rebounds instantly when gently pulled away from the body.

· 3 min read
SYMPTOM DOG Diarrhea in Dogs

Diarrhea, or loose/watery stool, is a common symptom of many conditions in dogs which range from transient and non-serious to life-threatening. Diarrhea ranges in form and severity, and may contain blood, mucus, fat, visible parasites, or foreign matter.

· 4 min read
SYMPTOM DOG Difficulty Breathing (Dyspnea) in Dogs

Difficulty breathing (dyspnea) is always cause for concern, so any dog who suddenly exhibits this symptom needs emergency medical care. Many conditions can cause dyspnea,

· 2 min read
SYMPTOM DOG Difficulty Chewing and Eating in Dogs

Difficulty chewing and eating in dogs describes having a visibly hard time picking up, holding, and chewing food.

· 4 min read
SYMPTOM DOG Difficulty Swallowing (Dysphagia) in Dogs

Difficulty swallowing in dogs, known as dysphagia, is a common symptom with many different underlying triggers.

· 3 min read
SYMPTOM DOG Difficulty Walking (Ataxia) in Dogs

Ataxia describes abnormal movement control of the limbs and body. Dogs with ataxia present with poor coordination while walking, loss of balance, and often appear dizzy.

· 2 min read
SYMPTOM DOG Dilated Pupils (Mydriasis) in Dogs

The pupil is the dark circle located at the center of the iris (the colored portion) of dogs’ eyes. The size of dogs’ pupils varies depending on light levels. When one or both eyes dilate (when the pupil becomes larger), this is called mydriasis.

· 3 min read