Inflammatory Bowel Disease or IBD is a general name given for a group of symtptoms that describe what's going on in your dog's bowel. It is known by many other names too. If you've come to this page you already know that what's goin' on, isn't good! Right?
Here are some common symptoms associated with dogs who have an irritable or inflamed bowel.
There are many reasons why a dog might have an irritable or inflamed bowel.
Your vet may determine that your dog has low red blood cells indicating anemia, and/or high white blood cells indicating infection. The type of bowel inflammation your dog is experiencing is determined by what type of white blood cells are found.
Your vet can do a biopsy on a piece of bowel tissue, but why would you want to subject your dog to risky and expensive surgery, that must be done under anesthesia? Blood tests are easier and certainly less expensive. Your vet can take a blood sample to find out how well your dog is absorbing two B vitamins:
If the condition of inflammation in your dog's bowel is allowed to continue for long
enough, the damage done to the intestinal wall will lead to a condition known as Leaky Gut. The bottom line is, Inflammatory Bowel Disease in dogs, is serious. It's serious and very distressing for your dog. Think about how you would feel if your bowel was hot, red, burning and painful and everything you ate just ran right through you and out the other end!
Your dog's digestive system needs to be healthy from top to bottom. Good health depends on it. If you suspect that your dog has an irritable bowel, or have received a diagnosis of Canine Inflammatory Bowel Disease, now is your opportunity to take charge of it yourself. You can help your dog at home in a gentle, natural way that will restore health without the use of drugs.
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