503-281-1631

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Illness & Disease in Dogs

We want our wonderful best friends to be healthy all the time, but the reality is at some point they probably will need to be treated for an illness or other condition that is making them uncomfortable.

Only a veterinarian can test and diagnose disease in your pet properly.  After diagnosis, we will educate you about the condition and provide recommendations and options for treatment.

Common Symptoms and Signs of Disease

The following signs and symptoms are common across many different diseases and conditions.

It is important to contact us if your dog exhibits:

  • Increased thirst
  • Frequent urination or no urination
  • Diarrhea
  • Loss of appetite
  • Vomiting
  • Poor coat appearance and/or skin flaking
  • Unusual staining/color of urine (pink, dark or bloody)
  • Loss of bladder control
  • Crying out in pain/vocalizing during attempts to urinate
  • Lack of energy
  • Rapid weight loss
  • Appears stressed or depressed

Please call us if you have any doubts about your pet's health at 503-281-1631