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Why is my poodle sick?
There are several inherited conditions that can cause on-going vomiting, diarrhea, or weight loss in your Poodle. These include diseases of the pancreas and intestines, plus food sensitivities or allergies. Some of these problems start very early in life.
What illnesses are Poodles prone to?
Standard Poodles suffer from a long list of autoimmune diseases including immune mediated hemolytic anemia, immune mediated thrombocytopenia, Evan’s syndrome, immune pancytopenia, chronic thyroiditis, temporal-mandibular myositis, and chronic active hepatitis.
What problems do miniature Poodles have?
The Miniature Poodle has a lifespan of 13 to 15 years and may be prone to minor problems like trichiasis, entropion, distichiasis, cataract, glaucoma, lacrimal duct atresia and major concerns such as progressive retinal atrophy (PRA), epilepsy, Legg Perthes disease, and patellar luxation.
Why is my younger dog attacking my older, sick dog?
A young dog suddenly attacking an older dog despite the older dog not vocalizing may also warrant a thorough veterinary visit. The younger dog may be suffering from a medical condition that can cause behavior changes that evoke aggression (an example is hypothyroidism).
How old is a 10 to 12 year old dog?
Depending on the breed and size of the dog, 10 to 12 years is considered late middle age and the beginning of the elderly years. Physical and Mental Development A 10- to 12-year-old dog, depending on his size and individual variation, is roughly the equivalent of a 60- to 90-year-old person.
How old is my dog desi when she has a stroke?
Desi has a very slight head tilt and when she runs back up to me with the ball her back legs are off to the side a bit (reminds me of two people in a horse costume). But she runs and fetches just like she used to, which at 15 years old now is a blessing.
How can you tell if an old dog is sick?
An old dog will sleep more and more, but still being able to stand and move around and eat afterward. A dog who sleeps and doesn’t move around and eat is very sick; a dog who sleeps a lot and still eats and seems social is aging.