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Dog Symptoms Sorter

The sole purpose of the Dog Symptoms sorter is to provide useful information to dog and puppy owners about dog illness symptoms. It is not intended to be used to diagnose or treat sick dogs or as a substitute for obtaining professional veterinary advice.

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Dog Health Issues - Dog Symptoms Sorter

Please note that this Dog Symptoms Sorter has been developed as a guide to understand a dogs symptoms and identifying their possible causes. Please remember that if you are in any doubt about your Dog's Health please consult your Canine Veterinary Specialist immediately.

Dog Health Problems - Reasons for developing the Symptoms Sorter
It is really upsetting when your dog becomes sick. The dog or puppy cannot tell us what is wrong - health care is dependent on our observations. In many cases you may not know the name of the ailment and do not know where to look to find out about it. You will, however be more than aware of the illness symptoms that your dog is displaying. This is where the Dog Symptoms Sorter might be of some assistance.

Dog Health Problems - Using the Symptoms Sorter
There are many common dog symptoms that your sick pet might exhibit - but what are the possible causes? Just look for the puppy or dog illness symptons, for instance Coughing, and the Dog Health Symptom Sorter will assist you in identifying possible causes. Many of the canine illnesses have been covered in the Online Encyclopaedia of Common Dog Health Problems and these pages are linked to enable you to access more information. The more symptoms that are displayed for a particular dog illness increases the likeliness of the diagnosis. The Dog Symptoms sorter has been developed in Alphabetical order for ease of access.

 Dog SymptomsPossible Causes
AAbdominal PainCanine Hepatitis

Dog Constipation

Canine Enteritis
 Abdominal Swelling
Canine Bloat

Roundworms- in puppies
 
 Aggression Rabies
 Anaemia
Roundworms

Tapeworms

Whipworms
 
BBad BreathCanine Bad Breath
 Behavior Changes
Hookworms

Canine Arthritis

Canine Heart Disease

Rabies

Red Mange - Demodectic

Canine Parvovirus

Tapeworms

Whipworms
 
 Bloating Canine Bloat
 Blood in Urine
Canine Kidney Disease
 
 Blood in FecesDog Constipation
 Bloodshot Eye (s)
Canine Eye Infections

Entropion
 
 Breathing difficultiesCanine Heart Disease

Heartworms

Rabies

Canine Parvovirus

Dog Allergies
Ruptured Diaphragm
Obstructed Airway
Lungworm
Bronchitis
Pneumonia
Heatstroke
Poisoning
CChange in body weightCanine Heart Disease

Heartworms

Hookworms

Roundworms

Whipworms
 Coma
Rabies
 
 ConstipationDog Constipation
Intestinal Obstruction
Hernia
 ConvulsionsCanine Epilepsy
 Coughing
Distemper

Canine Heart Disease

Heartworms

Canine Hepatitis

Kennel Cough

Roundworms

Canine Parvovirus

Dog Allergies
Lungworm
TB
Pneumonia
DDeafnessCanine Deafness
 Dehydration
Canine Parvovirus
 
 DepressionCanine Parvovirus
 Diarrhoea
Canine Diarrhoea

Distemper

Canine Enteritis

Canine Hepatitis

Hookworms

Canine Kidney Disease

Canine Parvovirus

Roundworms (Puppies)

Whipworms

Dog Allergies
Food Poisoning
IBS
Addisons Disease
Pancreatic Disorder
 Drinking excessively Canine Kidney Disease
EEar Scratching
Dog Ear Infections - Otitis Externa

Fleas

Dog Allergies
 
 Eye Infections / Problems / DischargeDistemper

Canine Eye Infections

Conjunctivitis

Entropion

Kennel Cough

Dog Allergies
FFainting
Canine Heart Disease

Heartworms
 
 FallingCanine Epilepsy

Wobbler Syndrome
 Fever
Kennel Cough

Rabies

Red Mange - Demodectic

Canine Parvovirus

Distemper

Canine Hepatitis

Lyme Disease

Canine Kidney Disease

Heatstroke
Food Poisoning / Toxic Poisoning
Diabetes
Heart Disease
 FitsCanine Epilepsy
HHair loss Mange

Red Mange - Demodectic

Scabies - Sarcoptic Mange

Walking Dandruff - Cheyletiella Mange

Dog Allergies
Cushings Syndrome
Over-Active Thyroid
Fleas
Ringworm
Allergy
 Head ShakingDog Ear Infections - Otitis Externa

Fleas
IInflamation
Canine Arthritis

Mange
 Inflamed Joints
Canine Arthritis

Lyme Disease
 
 ItchingFleas

Mange

Scabies - Sarcoptic Mange

Tapeworms

Ticks

Walking Dandruff - Cheyletiella Mange

Dog Allergies
LLack of Appetite
Canine Heart Disease

Heartworms

Kennel Cough

Lyme Disease

Rabies

Red Mange - Demodectic
 Lack of coordination
Wobbler Syndrome
 
 Lack of Response to voice commands
Canine Deafness
 
 LamenessCanine Arthritis

Hip Dysplasia

Lyme Disease

Patellar Luxation

Rabies

Wobbler Syndrome
Interdigital Cysts
Poisoning ( Warfarin )
Aortic Thrombosis
 Lethargy Canine Arthritis

Canine Heart Disease

Hookworms

Kennel Cough

Canine Kidney Disease

Lyme Disease

Canine Parvovirus

Roundworms

Scabies - Sarcoptic Mange

Tapeworms

Whipworms
NNasal Discharge
Distemper

Kennel Cough

Dog Allergies
 
PPain on movementCanine Arthritis

Hip Dysplasia
 Panting
Canine Heart Disease
See Breathing Difficulties
 
 ParalysisRabies
RRectal bleeding
Dog Constipation
 
 RetchingCanine Bloat

Kennel Cough
SSalivation ( over productive )
Canine Bloat

Rabies
Heatstroke
Poisoning
Epilepsy
 ScabsScabies - Sarcoptic Mange

Walking Dandruff - Cheyletiella Mange

Dog Allergies
 Scaly Skin
Red Mange - Demodectic

Scabies - Sarcoptic Mange
 
 ScratchingFleas

Mange

Red Mange - Demodectic

Scabies - Sarcoptic Mange

Tapeworms

Ticks

Walking Dandruff - Cheyletiella Mange

Dog Allergies
 Seizure
Distemper

Canine Epilepsy

Canine Hepatitis

Canine Kidney Disease

Rabies
 Shaking Head
Dog Ear Infections - Otitis Externa

Fleas
 
 Squinting Entropion

Canine Eye Infections
 Stiffness
Canine Arthritis
 
 Stumbling Canine Kidney Disease

Wobbler Syndrome
 Swelling
Canine Arthritis
 
TTwitching
Distemper
 
UUrinating problems
Canine Kidney Disease
VVomiting
Canine Bloat

Distemper

Canine Enteritis

Canine Hepatitis

Canine Kidney Disease

Canine Parvovirus

Tapeworms

Roundworms

Dog Allergies
Food / Toxic Poisoning
Diabetes
Addisons Disease
IBS
Over-eating
Food Allergy
WWeight LossCanine Heart Disease

Heartworms

Hookworms

Roundworms

Whipworms
 Wheezing
Kennel Cough
 
 Dog SymptomsPossible Causes

Dog Health Problems - Contacting your Veterinary Surgeon
Be prepared to contact your Dog Health Care Specialist if your dog or puppy shows any of the following signs or symptoms:

  • Nose bleeding
  • Behavior Changes (Depression, Anxiety etc)
  • Blood in Urine
  • Breathing difficulties
  • Change in body weight
  • Coughing
  • Drinking excessively
  • Eating abnormalities
  • Evidence of parasites
  • Facial twitching and flinching
  • Fainting
  • Falling
  • Genital bleeding
  • Hair loss
  • Lethargy
  • Mouth bleeding
  • Pain when moving
  • Persistent Constipation
  • Projectile Vomiting
  • Rectal bleeding
  • Seizure
  • Shaking
  • Stumbling
  • Trauma
  • Trembling
  • Urinating problems
  • Vomiting
  • Wounds

Your Veterinary Surgeon, or Canine Health Specialist, will study the symptoms, give a diagnosis of the illness and prescribe the correct treatment.

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Online Encyclopaedia of Common Dog Health Problems
The sole purpose of the Online Encyclopaedia of Common Dog Health Problems and the Dog Symptoms Sorter is as a reference manual to provide useful information to dog and puppy owners when their pet is sick or suffering from an illness. It is not intended to be used to diagnose or treat sick dogs or as a substitute for obtaining professional veterinary advice. Please remember that if you are in any doubt about your Dog's Health please consult your Canine Veterinary Specialist immediately.

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