Published at Saturday, July 21st, 2018 - 03:26:43 AM. . By Marquita Sanford.
With dental disease bacteria from the mouth enters the bloodstream and causes havoc with internal organ systems. The bacteria lands on heart valves and causes heart failure. As the body fights the bacteria in the blood stream the body mounts an immune response, forming clumps of immune complexes that clog the filtering system of the kidneys damaging the kidneys causing kidney failure. Any chronic inflammation in the body can cause irritation to the liver. Liver disease contributes to decrease appetite, vomiting, and stomach and intestinal upset. Eventually inflammation of the liver, also known as hepatitis, or liver failure occurs. The bacteria from the dental disease can also seed the throat and trachea causing a chronic cough and exercise intolerance. If these infections are left untreated you can see permanent damage. Another scenario from the spread of bacteria are abscesses of the bone around the tooth root. This infection can cause a hole between the mouth and the nose called a fistula. This is very painful and often requires surgical intervention to help your pet recover.
Ataxia In Dogs What It Means For You And Your Pet! The causes of ataxia in dogs are numerous. This condition occurs when the animals body is out of balance. The condition is usually indicated by a general lack of coordination and an inability to stand or walk effectively. Pet insurance can help cover the costs of treatments for ataxia and other conditions that your pet may suffer from throughout their lifetime.
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