Question by  yvalentine05 (17)

What symptoms would a labrador with chronic liver disease be displaying?


Answer by  finette (157)

There are many types of liver disease, and the symptoms may vary. Some of the most common are: vomiting, loss of appetite, diarrhea, constipation, lethargy, pale gray feces, orange urine, behavioral changes, seizures, painful and/or swollen belly, sudden weight loss, increased consumption of water, and increased urination. If your dog has any of these symptoms, please see your vet.


Answer by  mamapuppy (241)

The buildup of toxins in a lab's brain from liver disease causes a lab to shows signs of "nervousness," including aimless wandering, dementia,aggression, weakness and coma, among others. More physical symptoms include vomiting, weight loss, diarrhea, excessive thirst and urination, jaundice; bloody, black or tarry stools; abdominal distension, and lethargy.


Answer by  localgirl808 (405)

Common symptoms include loss of appetite, weight loss, excessive thirst, frequent urination, fatigue, seizures, light-colored stools, orange-colored urine, vomiting, and anemia. However, please keep in mind that these symptoms could also indicate kidney problems or an infectious disease. If you think that your Labrador is sick, you should take it to a veterinarian as soon as possible.


Answer by  Heloise (397)

The liver is a major organ, and liver problems can cause wide-ranging and extensive symptoms. Things you might notice include extreme lethargy, weight loss, loss of appetite and/or vomiting the food he/she does eat, deterioration in the condition of the coat, and yellowness of the whites of eyes and/or gums.

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