One of our DogTime fans has questions for Dear Labby about a dog’s gurgling tummy! Is it a cause for concern? Should they go to the vet? Treat it at home? Our dear Aunt Labby has some advice!
Canine colitis is an inflammation of the colon in dogs. It’s responsible for some 50 percent of cases of chronic diarrhea in dogs, and while it doesn’t demand a trip to the emergency room, it certainly requires the input of your veterinarian. Here’s what you should know.
Gastritis is a condition in dogs that results from inflammation of the lining of the gastrointestinal system, which causes a variety of unpleasant symptoms. It can be acute, where symptoms appear suddenly and severely, or chronic, where they appear steadily and worsen over time.
Acid reflux in dogs, also called gastroesophageal reflux, happens when the acid and enzymes from the stomach and intestines that aid in digestion move into the esophagus. It causes discomfort and can be dangerous.
If you’re reading this, you may be concerned that your dog is overweight, and considering over 50 percent of dogs in the United States are overweight or obese, your concern is justified. Here are six ways to tell if your dog is overweight.
Just like in humans, farting can either be a passing–pun intended–occurrence or a pressing problem. Responsible pet owners should know when to differentiate between the two. Before laughing off this smelly problem, make sure your dog’s excess gas isn’t a sign of a health risk.
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) in dogs is a condition that causes inflammation in the lining of the bowels resulting in upset of the stomach or intestines. It can result in symptoms such as nausea, upset stomach, or diarrhea. Here’s what you should know.