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Canine Parvovirus Infection

Canine Parvovirus is a highly contagious and potentially lethal viral infection that affects the tummy, intestines, and white blood cells (or soldier cells that guard your dog’s body). The hallmark sign of Canine Parvovirus is a bloody diarrhea with a fishy odor. This is a common viral disease of puppies less than 1 year old, and in uncommon cases, unvaccinated …

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Diarrhea

While everyone is enjoying their bowl of Sinigang na Hipon (sour shrimp soup) at lunch, a nasty smell pervaded your dining room. You followed the source through your nose. Aha! It was your pooch’s dung, ala-chocolate-syrup! Before you throw up you must be wondering why your pet has a soft poop. It was fine last night. Diarrhea is a change …

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Vomiting

Seeing your pet throw up is worrisome. Vomiting forcefully ejects food and fluid from your pet’s tummy. If the food is undigested (still whole), it originated from the stomach. If it is digested (broken down in mushy appearance), it came from the intestines. There are three stages of vomiting: Nausea (hilo) – too much saliva, swallowing and licking of lips …

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Tummy Pain

Tummy pain is relatively common in dogs and cats. To check whether your pet has tummy pain, it has its abdomen tucked up and refuses to move. Your pet is experiencing tummy pain when it also has low energy, not eating, and vomiting with or without diarrhea. This type of pain is very easy to identify during palpation or the …

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