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Dog Acute Myeloid Leukemia

…know what it means? In dogs, something called acute lymphoid is something that can develop very rapidly. Dogs may appear stressed out and even anxious, have a swelling of the lymph nodes, show a , experience spontaneous bleeding, , , and panting, pica (eating dirt, rocks, and other "non-food" items), experience lameness in limbs, or suffer from a lack of coordination. Acute lymphoid leukemia usually occurs in senior dogs, as opposed to how it…

Dog Sneezing

…outdoors dogs tend to root their heads around in the grass, chase after objects and roll around in the dirt; all activities that could allow an inanimate object to get stuck up their nostrils. Getting foreign objects stuck up their noses is fairly common in dogs. When a foreign object is the cause of sneezing, some bleeding will occur in the affected nostril and the dog is likely to have intense sneezing fits.Reverse Sneezing A dog that is…

Cat Infectious Anemia

…is a similar disease in dogs, however at this time the evidence suggest that the infection cannot spread across the species line.Symptoms and Diagnosis In mild cases symptoms include loss of appetite and lethargy. More seriously anemic cats are pale in the mucus membranes, and may appear jaundice. Weight loss, rapid heart beats and rapid respiratory rates are other signs of severe anemia. Some cats may start eating dirt and litter in attempt to…

Flea Anemia

…condition. A good veterinarian should be able to easily diagnose flea anemia. Pale gums (often light pink or even white in colour) are one of the main signs. Also, a flea comb will help to identify flea dirt. If you have a cat that has been eating small pebbles or cat litter then there is a good chance they are anemic. A blood test called a hematocrit can be done by your vet, in office, to determine the severity of the anemia. Prevention is the…

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