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What are symptoms of liver disease in dogs?

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Symptoms of liver disease in dogs may include:

  • Loss of appetite
  • Weight loss
  • Vomiting or diarrhea
  • More thirsty than usual
  • An unstable walk
  • Needs to pee more often
  • Confusion
  • Yellowish eyes, tongue, or gums (jaundice)
  • Signs of weakness
  • Blood in his pee or poop
  • Seizures
  • Ascites (a buildup of fluid in the belly)

From: Liver Disease in Dogs WebMD Medical Reference

Reviewed by Amy Flowers on September 8, 2018

Medically Reviewed on 9/8/2018

SOURCES :

Canine Health Foundation: "Protein-Losing Nephropathy (PLN): An Overview."

Vet Info: "Jaundice in Dogs."

UC Davis Veterinary Medicine.

Web DVM: "Ascites (Free Fluid in the Abdomen in Dogs and Cats)."

Canine Liver Disease Foundation: "Types and Causes of Liver Disease."

Reviewed by Amy Flowers on September 8, 2018

SOURCES :

Canine Health Foundation: "Protein-Losing Nephropathy (PLN): An Overview."

Vet Info: "Jaundice in Dogs."

UC Davis Veterinary Medicine.

Web DVM: "Ascites (Free Fluid in the Abdomen in Dogs and Cats)."

Canine Liver Disease Foundation: "Types and Causes of Liver Disease."

Reviewed by Amy Flowers on September 8, 2018

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