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Dog health liver or liver disease dog is relatively common disease in older dogs. A liver disease issue in dog is sometimes hard to diagnose as it's symptoms are similar to other dog diseases.
Unlike liver disease in people, which is often caused by alcoholism, liver disease can happen in many animals, dogs included. It is important to keep notice of the symptoms below.
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Liver disease issue in dog is found most often in the older canines.
The symptoms for liver disease dog can be varied and not readily evident in the early stages, the classic symptom of liver disease are:
If your dog shows any of these symptoms, please contact your veterinarian so they can make an accurate diagnosis so they can fully diagnose and begin treatment.
Liver disease dog can be caused by many things such as:
Treating or management of liver diseased dog is very possible since the liver is a very regenerative organ (it can have part of it cut off and then it will re-grow new liver!).
Treatment really depends on the underlying cause, but because the livers job is to remove toxins, any hard to digest foods need to be eliminated from your pups diet.
There are several natural herbs that can be used in treating liver disease, however before you use any of these, make sure that you take your dog to the vets, or a natural vet if that is your preference.
These herbs are:
Please keep in mind that whan a natural liver disease treatment is desired, that you consult with your veterinarian (or natural vet) for the right natural substance. Don't be your pets vet!
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