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SYMPTOM DOG Seizures in Dogs

Seizures result from abnormal electrical activity in the brain. Seizure activity varies from subtle staring to complete collapse and muscle spasms (convulsions).

· 6 min read
SYMPTOM DOG Signs of Heat (estrus) after spaying in Dogs

Estrus, or “heat,” is the period of a female dog’s reproductive cycle when she is most fertile and receptive to breeding.

· 5 min read
SYMPTOM DOG Skin Lesions in Dogs

A skin lesion is any area of skin that is abnormally different from the tissue surrounding it. Sores, blisters, tumors, rashes, skin ulcers, warts, and any other change to normal skin can be referred to as a skin lesion.

· 4 min read
SYMPTOM DOG Skin Turning Black (Hyperpigmentation) in Dogs

A dog’s skin turning black or becoming dark is called hyperpigmentation. As with other mammals, skin color in dogs is related to how much melanin (pigment) is present.

· 4 min read
SYMPTOM DOG Sneezing in Dogs

Sneezing is a common occurrence in dogs, and is not always indicative of a medical condition.

· 4 min read
SYMPTOM DOG Snoring and Noisy Breathing (Stertor) in Dogs

Noisy breathing, or snoring, is common in dogs resulting from resistance to airflow in the nose and throat (upper airways).

· 3 min read
SYMPTOM DOG Squinting (Blepharospasm) in Dogs

Squinting (blepharospasm) occurs when the eyelids are lowered so that there is only a small space for the eye to look out of. Squinting is considered a symptom in dogs if it continues for a prolonged period and is not related to protecting the eyes from bright light.

· 3 min read
SYMPTOM DOG Straining to Urinate (Stranguria) in Dogs

Straining to urinate (stranguria) in dogs is a serious symptom indicating some degree of disruption of urine flow. Dogs will posture to urinate, with visible pushing. Straining may be productive or unproductive, and may be consistent or intermittent.

· 2 min read
SYMPTOM DOG Subcutaneous Lumps in Dogs

Subcutaneous lumps appear in dogs as abnormal growths or masses located under the skin. If the lump is manipulated manually, the feeling of a subcutaneous lump varies depending on the cause but it is a bump separate from the skin.

· 2 min read
SYMPTOM DOG Sunken Eyes in Dogs

Sunken eyes (enophthalmos) in dogs is a symptom in which the eyes appear to be recessed into the skull.

· 3 min read
SYMPTOM DOG Swollen Eyelids in Dogs

Swollen eyes, a symptom where the eye and/or eyelids appear abnormally enlarged, can be caused by a number of different underlying conditions, including allergies, insect bites or stings, injury, conjunctivitis, or glaucoma.

· 4 min read
SYMPTOM DOG Swollen Lymph Nodes (Lymphadenopathy) in Dogs

Lymphadenopathy is enlargement of the lymph nodes, and is a common finding in many diseases, illnesses, and conditions.

· 3 min read

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