How to Care Dogs with Ulcers

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How to Care Dogs with Ulcers
How to Care Dogs with Ulcers

Dogs also suffer from stomach ulcers like humans do. Ulcers are characterized by patches of inflamed and eroded mucosa covered by white or yellow pus. Deeper ones appear as punched-out areas that include all the layers of the stomach wall. Ulcers can be single or multiple, and can range in size from less than an inch to several inches wide.

Signs and Symptoms of Ulcers in Dogs

Possible signs and symptoms of ulcer in dogs include lack of appetite, listlessness or sporadic or chronic vomiting after eating, weight loss and anemia. You might also notice blood, blood clots or things that resemble coffee grounds (old blood) in your dog’s vomit. Heavy bleeding can cause your dog to go into shock and…

 

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