Here's What You Need To Know About Liver Disease In Dogs

Here's What You Need To Know About Liver Disease In Dogs

Most people talk about how helpful consuming detoxifying juices and the like is, but the best detoxifier in your body is really the humble liver. At the end of the day, you will want to ensure that your liver is in tip-top condition for both you and your dog.

What Happens If It Isn’t?

Here are some alarming signs of what happens when your liver isn’t working well due to diseases like jaundice:

1. Your dog becomes incredibly lethargic, and moves sluggishly. The liver is unable to filter out toxins effectively, which makes your dog tired as a result.

2. Due to how your liver function is an important part of the digestive process, your dog will have a reduced appetite, and will consume less when their liver function is impaired.

3. Very often your pet’s eyes and mouth will take on a yellowish color. This is often most visible in the sclera, and is one of the most obvious symptoms of some kind of liver disease.

What Should I Do?

Considering how important the liver is to detoxifying the body and assisting with its metabolism process, it’s important to catch any problems of liver problems as soon as possible. If you suspect something is wrong, bring your dog to the vet for a quick check-up.

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