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Thursday, 5 January 2012

Reasons of losing weight in dogs

 Reasons of losing weight in dogs
Your dog to lose weight for no apparent reason, such as changing diet or increase physical activity?  
Sometimes it can be covered by the animal condition that makes losing weight unintentionally.
This is not healthy, especially for animals who do not have weight gain because it can cause them to become a weight that can be just as dangerous.The first thing you should consider if you notice your dog is losing weight is a drought. Follow-up two-thirds of the water body, so it may be caused by sudden weight loss water loss rather than fat or muscle loss.
Look for the fight against drought problems such as diarrhea and make sure there is fresh water always available.
If your dog refuses to drink water, and a trip to the vet is necessary because dehydration can be fatal if untreated.There are many other conditions that can cause your pet to be unhealthy and weight loss:Dental pain and dental disease:Dogs with a toothache or dental disease often lose weight because eating is painful, dental disease can also cause diseases of other organs such as kidneys, liver, heart, and that necessarily involves the loss of weight.Intestinal worms or worm:Dogs with intestinal worms or worms may lose weight because the nutrients are removed from the body of worms, worms will also cause some devices to work harder, leading to energy use is necessary, and weight loss. If your dog is losing weight will not be a good idea to have your veterinarian do stool sample to see if the author of the worm.Diseases of the bio:Diseases of vital organs, including the heart, lungs, kidneys, liver and spleen and often cause pets to lose weight. When the penetration of these devices, we have to work hard at work, leading to higher energy costs.
If you have a pet disease in any organ, you will notice that they are more tired than usual.
CancerAnd the cancer in any area of ​​the body is causing your dog to lose weight. Tumors of various scans of food, causing the degeneration of the fat and muscle. In addition, the release of a substance called TNF in the body by the liver, which causes the cells to use more energy than usual. Your dog loses appetite due to TNF, and do not want to eat, another characteristic of most cancers.Depression:Just like humans, can cause depression, appetite changes that can bring with it a loss or gain of unhealthy weight.Aging:And 'as the animal begins to lose weight with age.
It may start to feel the pain in the form of arthritis, and weak, and changes in appetite and lose the taste of food, confusion and depression.
 Age brings with it its own set of ups and downs, and make sure you visit your vet if you feel your dog is aging, which causes weight loss is not healthy.Moral of the story ... If you see your dog is losing weight unintentionally, you need to know the underlying cause.We love pets! know your pet deserves the best care possible, and we are here to help.


  1. Nice post, things explained in details. Thank You.