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Signs Of Common Diseases

The following is a list of most common diseases and in a dog and signs that characterize them. However, this list is not intended to be used to diagnose and treat your dog, but rather as a tool to tell when your dog is ill. Communicating with your veterinarian is a key part of ensuring good health care for your dog.

Abscesses (according to site) - difficulty moving, fever, loss of appetite, pus

Arthritis - painful to touch

Burns - rapid breathing, shedding coat, ulceration

Cystitis (inflammation of the bladder) - abdominal pain, blood in the urine, difficult or no urination, painful urination, urinary incontinence

Dermatitis (skin inflammation) - shedding coat, skin irritation, ulceration

Diabetes Insipidus - intense thirst, urinary incontinence, urinary incontinence, voracious appetite

Diabetes Mellitus - bad breath, coma, frequent urination, intense thirst, urinary incontinence, voracious appetite

Distemper - abdominal pain, convulsions, cough, diarrhea (normal), loss of appetite, fever, low spirits, poor appetite, rapid breathing, trembling, vomiting, voracious appetite

Eclampsia - changes in behavior, convulsions, bedsores, fever, lethargy, loss of appetite, loss of balance, painful breathing, trembling

Eczema - shedding coat, skin irritation

Enteritis (inflammation of the intestines) - abdominal pain, diarrhea (normal), loss of appetite, vomiting, weight loss

External Parasites - scratches the ears, shedding coat, skin irritation

Foreign Bodies - abdominal pain, constipation, cough, cyanosis, diarrhea (normal), difficulty swallowing, intense thirst, loss of appetite, painful to touch, scratches the ears, swelling of the abdomen, vomiting

Gastritis - abdominal pain, bad breath, loss of appetite, swelling of the abdomen, vomiting

Hemorrhage - conspicuous inner eyelid, painful breathing, rapid breathing, shock

Heart Disease - abdominal distension, convulsions, cough, lethargy, mucous tissues pale, painful breathing

Heat Stroke - changes in behavior, coma, bedsores, fever, intense thirst, loss of appetite, loss of balance, low spirits, painful breathing, painful to touch, rapid breathing, shock, ulceration

Infectious Hepatitis - abdominal pain, diarrhea (with blood), fever, intense thirst, jaundice, lethargy, loss of appetite, painful breathing, rapid breathing, vomiting

Internal Parasites - cough, diarrhea (with blood), diarrhea (normal), mucous tissues pale, swelling of the abdomen, vomiting, voracious appetite, weight loss

Intestinal Blockage - abdominal pain, constipation, convulsions, lethargy, loss of appetite, poor appetite, vomiting

Leptospirosis - abdominal pain, blood in the urine, cyanosis, diarrhea (normal), difficult or no urination, fever, jaundice, lethargy, loss of appetite, painful urination, poor appetite, rapid breathing, vomiting

Leukemia - lethargy, loss of appetite, low spirits, mucous tissues pale, conspicuous inner eyelid painful breathing, rapid breathing, vomiting

Metritis (inflammation of the uterus) - abdominal pain, convulsions, cyanosis (low blood oxygen), lethargy, loss of appetite, conspicuous inner eyelid, pus, swelling of the abdomen, vomiting

Nephritis - abdominal distension, abdominal pain, bad breath, cyanosis (low blood oxygen), difficult or no urination, fever, frequent urination, lethargy, low spirits, painful urination, swelling of the abdomen

Otitis - convulsions, loss of balance, pus, scratches the ears, skin irritation

Para-Influenza - cough, painful breathing

Parvovirus - convulsions, diarrhea with blood, diarrhea (normal), fever, lethargy, loss of appetite, low spirits, conspicuous inner eyelid, poor appetite, rapid breathing, vomiting, weight loss

Poisoning - changes in behavior, convulsions, cyanosis (low blood oxygen), diarrhea (with blood), diarrhea (normal), poor appetite, rapid breathing, shedding coat, shock, trembling, vomiting

Rabies - changes in behavior, convulsions, fever, intense thirst, loss of balance, low spirits, mucous tissues pale, conspicuous inner eyelid, poor appetite, trembling, weight loss

Ringworm - shedding coat

Stones - abdominal pain, blood in the urine, difficult or no urination, painful urination, urinary incontinence

Tartar - bad breath

Tonsillitis - cough, difficulty swallowing, fever, loss of appetite, vomiting

Toothache - bad breath, difficulty swallowing, intense thirst, loss of appetite

Torsion of the Stomach - abdominal pain, changes in behavior, coma, convulsions, difficulty swallowing, intense thirst, loss of appetite, conspicuous inner eyelid, mucous tissues pale, painful breathing, painful to touch, poor appetite, rapid breathing, swelling of the abdomen, vomiting

Tuberculosis - cough, loss of appetite, low spirits, conspicuous inner eyelid, painful breathing, rapid breathing, trembling, weight loss

Tumors - abdominal distension, loss of appetite, mucous tissues pale, conspicuous inner eyelid, painful to touch, weight loss


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