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What Your Dog’s Tongue Is Trying To Tell You

Posted by on Nov 25, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Just as your tongue and mouth can tell you a lot about your health, your dog’s can do the same. You should be familiar with how your dog’s mouth and tongue look normally. It’s also important to know how health problems can present themselves on the tongue. Read on to learn more about what the color of your dog’s tongue could be telling you. Tongue Color Your dog’s tongue should be pink when it’s healthy unless you have a breed of dog that has black on their tongues normally, such as the Chow-Chow. These tongue colors indicate trouble: White or pale tongue: This is a sign that your dog’s body is weak. It could mean leukemia, anemia, malnutrition, loss of blood, gastric or GI issues, fluid retention, or blood pressure problems. Yellow or orange tongue: A tongue this color...

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We Needed An Animal Hospital In Norwood Park IL

Posted by on Nov 12, 2013 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on We Needed An Animal Hospital In Norwood Park IL

I knew that the back deck was getting rough, but I didn’t realize that it was as bad as it was. When our dog started limping, I couldn’t tell what was wrong. He likes to run, and I wondered if he had sprained his foot or even a shoulder. Finally I found the splinter, only I couldn’t get it out for him. We found an animal hospital in Norwood Park IL and took him right over. The veterinarian was able to find the splinter, but she was having a tough time removing it, too. My dog wasn’t being terribly cooperative, so a technician had to come in and help. Before too long, the two of them had him still enough that they could grasp the splinter with a pair of tweezers. They cleaned the area really well and let...

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