Dog Illness Symptoms and Diagnosis

On this page of dog illnesses, symptoms and diagnosis I have given you links to help you find the answers you need to help your dog.

I have listed the articles according the the symptoms a dog would exhibit if he had these conditions.

Please search for answers to your dog illness by searching the articles below. Also please check our veterinarian question archive. If you don’t find the care information you want, just go to our page Ask A Vet.

Dog Illness Information :

Dog Allergies: Dogs can develop allergies to many different things, here are some symptoms to watch out for.

Arthritis in Dogs: This can be very debilitating, here are some common treatments for this condition.

Dog Pain Relief Options

Lyme disease in dogs: Also known as Canine Borreliosis, this disease is transmitted by ticks.

Dog Flu
Lethargy, depression, GI and respiratory signs.

Congestive Heart Failure in Dogs
Congestive heart failure in dogs (CHF) is not the same as a heart attack in people. In a heart attack in a person, a vessel which delivers blood to the heart muscle is blocked.

Cushing's Disease in Dogs
Cushing’s disease in dogs , or canine hyperadrenocorticism, is a common endocrine disorder of middle-aged or senior dogs.

Elevated Liver Enzymes in Dogs
Elevated liver enzymes in dogs, diagnosed by a blood chemistry panel, can make your veterinarian very concerned about your dog's health.

Giardia in Dogs
Symptoms of Giardia in dogs range from none at all (asymptomatic) to vomiting, diarrhea, loss of appetite, and flatulence (excessive farting).

Heart Murmurs in Dogs
Heart murmurs in dogs may or may not be serious. Veterinarians grade heart murmurs on a scale of 1-6 to indicate how loud they are. Grade 1 is the mildest, which sounds like “shh-dub… shh-dub,” and...

Heat Stroke in Dogs
Early symptoms of heat stroke in dogs are rapid heart rate, excessive panting, vomiting, diarrhea and weakness. When you lift the dog’s lips, the gums will be hot, dry and dark pink or red.

Canine Distemper
This conditions exhibits a wide range of symtoms.

Dog hot spots
These are very itchy spots on your dog that may be moist or dry.

Top ten dog illness questions.
These are the most common questions I get regarding dog illnesses.

Kennel cough
A dry hacking cough, usually from a recently kenneled dog.

A circular area of alopecia on the skin, can be very itchy.

Dog Vomiting: Help your pet now!
This dog vomiting article is one of my most popular pages! Dog Allergies
Allergies are most common in the summer, but can occur at any time of the year. Symtoms primarily are excessive scratching and chewing at the front feet.

Can I reduce shedding?
Does your dog have excessive shedding? This article can help.

What’s wrong with my dog’s teeth?
Chronic bad breath is a common sign of dental disease in your dog.

Dogs with arthritis usually limp or are slow when rising, but there are medications to help.

What is causing this diarrhea?
Dog diarrhea is a very common illness in dogs, please read on how to help your dog.

Heart Disease Prevention
There is a product called Heartgard to protect your dog from heartworms and intestinal parasites as well.

Pet Insurance
Pet Insurance covers most dog illnesses. Please read for help picking the plan right for you.

Dog Vitamins
Does my dog need a daily vitamin?

Dog Antibiotics
Does my dog need Antibiotics?

Can I get an infection from my dog?

How do I get rid of dog fleas?

Tell me about Frontline Plus.

What are heartworms?

Dog Health Topic:

Dog Parasites

Dog vomiting

Dog allergy

Dog shedding

Hair loss in dogs

Ringworm in dogs

Seizures in dogs

Symptoms of worms in dogs

Separation anxiety in dogs

Constipation in dogs

Dog tooth care


Dog Diarrhea

Information on Heartgard

Dog health care insurance

Dog Vitamins


Can I get an infection from my dog?

How do I get rid of dog fleas?

Tell me about Frontline Plus.

What are heartworms?

Dog Questions and Answers

Here are our latest dog answers posted to the website. For a the complete canine archive, visit the veterinarian question archive.

December questions Feline constipation, Zymox, Dog eating feces, Sick rat, Feline pregnancy signs

November questions pregnant guinea pig, budgie claw, Siamese cat asthma, German Shepard excessive shedding, dog home remedies.

October questionsDalmatian incontinence, Dog chewing bandages, Mouse babies, Cat with brown bugs, Dog with hacking cough

September questionNeapolitan Mastiff Puppy Parvo, 15 yr old cat not eating or drinking, dog rectal area swollen and bleeding, 9yr old cat with UTI, two cats with seizures: flea shampoo.

August 7-13 questionsYorkie coughing, canine rodent poisoning, parvovirus puppy, puppy hiccups, kitten catnip.

July 31-August 6 questionsCat giving birth, Boston Terrier hemorrhoids, Mouse head tilt, Dog tapeworms, Cat hair loss and flea medication

July 24-30 questionsLabrador with ear infection, Horse with mastitis, Retained deciduous teeth in a dachshund, Dog licked antifreeze, Cat sneezing with eye discharge.

July 17-23 questions
Moving with a cat, Feral cat, Jack Russell Terrier dental, Kitten with sores, Dog doesn’t like walks

July 10-16 questions
Snake bite in a dog, Spaying dog in heat, Cat arthritis, Dog tapeworms, Sick baby mouse