Serious diseases affecting dogs

diseases affecting dogs

Sometimes you may notice strange symptoms on your dog, and after a medical examination, you will find that you are suffering from a serious illness. There are also many serious cases that a dog may expose to, but not all cases life threatening

Serious diseases affecting dogs

Medical terminology sometimes seems a bit daunting, which makes you agonize and worry, although it may not be dangerous at all

This does not mean that we neglect the visit of the veterinarian. Care must taken periodically detect diseases at the beginning and to ensure that the dog is in good health

When your dog gets sick, you need to think rationally to make the right decision about treating your dog as soon as possible

All you have to do is pick up the phone and talks to your veterinarian immediately quickly treat the dog in a specialized hospital for emergencies

It is natural that all dog owners are concerned and nervous about the condition of their dogs

In fact, there some medical cases that seem more concerned than they actually, and we will offer you some of these cases in our article

Serious diseases affecting dogs

Cases of limp

In cases of lameness, the dog does not use one or more limbs in a natural way, due to a problem in his musculoskeletal system

One disturbing thing is the dog’s limp injury in his hand, but that is not always a concern

An expert doctor with an animal hospital in Washington says there are many cases of lameness that heal in an hour or less

There are at least 20% of cases of lameness that cannot detected at the same time as the hospital, so it is necessary to be patient when determining the type of disease

If the dog continues to lick for a day or more, in this case, it is necessary to visit the doctor immediately, it may be a sign of a serious injury to the dog

The same applies to lameness, which accompanied by severe pain or obvious abnormalities in the dog’s leg


If you detect the presence of stripe worms on the chair on which your dog sits, or noticed their presence on his anus

Alternatively, even noticed her presence in his favorite resting place, it indicates that he is infected with tapeworms

These worms cause the dog to itching and discomfort, and doctors say it is relatively harmless to dogs

However, it is necessary to check any worms to get the dog and to examine the stool well and treat it as soon as possible

Worms are usually fairly benign and not dangerous, but this does not prevent it from treated quickly and not neglecting treatment in any way Read: Damages of kissing cats, dogs and pets

 Viral Papillomas

Is a small appendage found in the mouths of dogs and is one of the most common cases in dogs under the age of two  Read: Dogs mouth infection: ulcers of the tissues and gums in the dog

It is also considered a contagious disease, so if you discover your dog’s injury, be sure to keep it away from other dogs for up to three months until these disappear completely

Unfortunately, infected dogs often cause infection before these tumors develop, so you will always need to monitor all dogs in your home to prevent the spread of the disease

Some doctors liken the disease to smallpox, which affects humans, and is considered be generally harmless in most cases

Hormonal papillomavirus tumors disappear without treatment for a few months, but this does not prevent the veterinarian from taking necessary action and follow-up

Malignant tissue tumors

These tumors considered malignant tumors and there many strains that infected with these tumors

If you have an older breed, you may also exposed to these tumors, which usually appear as small red bumps on the dog’s head, neck, trunk, and ears

In fact, malignant tumors are more common in younger dogs, and these tumors usually disappear within one to three months

Although these tumors can removed surgically if they become painful or begin to bleed and double in size, they may indicate the presence of something dangerous

So be sure to check your dog well in this case for the speed of treatment if the disease is serious

Lupus immune disease

Doctors say the disease may treated at some times, but at other times the disease may reappear

There are two types of lupus erythematosus that have to be well distinguished: systemic lupus erythematosus and lupus erythematosus

Both diseases act to alter the immune system by making antibodies believe the presence of natural DNA, which is actually DNA viral

In the case of systemic lupus erythematosus, the antibodies can attack all parts of the body and cause serious damage and damage in different places

These may include skin, blood cells and various organs, and this disease may cause limp to the dog and threatens his life if left untreated

The systemic type of disease is significantly less common than the disc type. Where the disc type often confined to the skin

You may notice that the nose or lips of your dog lose pigmentation or become scaly, and are relatively easy to treat with a combination of medicines and supplements

Be careful not to expose your dog to sunlight, and be aware that this disease is not as serious as SLE


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