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Symptoms, Diseases & Conditions of Puppies

Puppies are curious growing creatures that often have their own unique set of health problems. They can be vulnerable to many different symptoms, conditions and diseases also common in adult dogs but often have their own unique issues.

Many puppy problems are a result of their chewing, interest in eating “anything” as well as their immature immune status and vulnerability to virus and bacteria.

What are most common conditions of puppies? For the purpose of this article – we defined puppies as dogs under the age of 1 year.

Here is their list of most common claims submitted by puppy owners:

Top Symptoms of Puppies and Young Dogs

1. Diarrhea
2. Vomiting
3. Gastroenteritis
4. Lethargy
5. Cough
6. Prolapse of gland of third eyelid
7. Pruritus
8. Lameness
9. Forelimb lameness
10. Decrease in appetite

Top Diseases of Puppies and Young Dogs

1. Urinary tract infection
2. Otitis Externa
3. Giardiasis
4. Conjunctivitis
5. Otitis
6. Pyoderma
7. Dermatitis
8. Allergy
9. Medial luxation of patella
10. Foreign material ingestion

I hope this list of most common conditions, symptoms and diseases of puppies and young dogs gives you more information about possible problems that can occur.

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