Common Emergencies: Dog

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Dog Vomiting - Why is My Dog Throwing Up?

Dogs may vomit for a variety of relatively benign reasons—to expel something they shouldn't have eaten from their stomach, for example. But sometimes vomiting is a...

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How to Stop Diarrhea in Dogs

Diarrhea is a common problem in dogs, often because they will put almost anything in their mouth. But it can also be caused by more serious health problems, some of which require...

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Dog Constipation and How to Treat It

Dog constipation is defined as the inability to defecate normally. Much like humans, older dogs are more prone to this condition, though it can happen to any breed of dog at any...

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Choking and the Heimlich Maneuver

Most dogs will chew nearly anything: bones, toys, shoes, socks, etc. But would you know what to do if something became lodged in the windpipe or stuck on the palate and your dog...

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Seizures and Convulsions in Dogs

Convulsions and seizures cause the dog's body muscles to contract and relax rapidly. Although they are not typically life threatening, the dog will lose control of its body,...

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