• Top Veterinary Articles of the Week: Gastroenteritis, When to Bring Your Dog to the ER, and more

    2 monthes ago - By Dawg Business

    My Dog Was just Diagnosed with Gastroenteritis Dr. Justine Lee
    Not unlike many medical terms, the word gastroenteritis is more of a description of the problem than a diagnosis. This is especially true for terms that end with the suffix -itis which stands for inflammation. Inflammation is one of the tools the immune system uses to fight pathogens-real or "imaginary."
    Since the article is talking about the dogs' gastrointestinal tract, these pathogens are likely real most of the time. Parasites, bacteria, viruses, fungi-would you be surprised any of these could have made it into your dog's...
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