Summary: A St Bernard named Charlie is diagnosed with heat stroke. Dr. Julie Buzby recounts the emergency, shares symptoms and treatment, and explains why heat stroke in dogs is a life-threatening—potentially fatal—veterinary emergency. Keep your dog safe by learning how to prevent heat stroke.
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Searching for a trusted resource on senior dog care, dog wellness, and dog health issues? As an integrative veterinarian with 20+ years of experience, Dr. Julie Buzby shares comprehensive information on canine topics you care about. From senior dog health problems like canine arthritis to everyday dilemmas like stopping a dog's nail from bleeding, no dog health topic is too big or small. Find thoughtful answers, delivered with a healthy dose of encouragement, in Dr. Buzby's award-winning dog blog.
Looking for a dog lymph node location chart? Asking yourself “Should I be able to feel my dog’s lymph nodes?” and “If so, where are dog lymph nodes?” Curious why a dog might have swollen lymph nodes? Confused about what lymph nodes do? If any of those sound like you, you found the right article! Integrative vet Dr. Julie Buzby answers all your dog lymph node questions so you will know how to locate your dog’s lymph nodes and what to do if you suspect a problem.
If you heard your vet say “kidney failure in dogs” and everything else he or she said about your senior dog’s diagnosis was a blur, this article is for you. Integrative veterinarian Dr. Julie Buzby explains kidney failure in detail—what it is, the types, common causes, which tests your vet may run, the various treatment options, and the overall outlook. Armed with this information, you will be ready to navigate kidney disease with your dear dog.