Liver Issues


  • Loss of appetite
  • Weight loss
  • Vomiting or diarrhoea
  • Increased thirst
  • An unstable walk
  • Increased need to pee
  • Yellowish eyes, tongue, or gums (jaundice)
  • Signs of weakness
  • Blood in their pee or poop
  • Seizures
  • Ascites (a buildup of fluid in the belly)
  • If your dog's liver disease isn't caught early, it can lead to a serious brain condition called hepatic encephalopathy.

    Common Causes: 

    -Infection / trauma to the area.
    -Certain diseases and medications
    -Leptospirosis, a bacterial disease dogs can get through direct contact with urine from infected animals or through water, soil, or food contaminated with their urine
    -Untreated heartworms
    -Issues with the pancreas
    -Fatty foods

    If your dog has symptoms of liver issues, please seek medical intervention.


    The addition of golden paste in the diet of your dog can greatly benefit the overall wellness of your dog as well as prevent liver issues. Foods which can detoxify your dogs system, like milk thistle and berries, should be incorporated so as to prevent liver issues. Supplements containing Vitamin E are also considered good for liver health. Traditional Oriental medicine believes that the consumption of liver is good for the liver. Adding liver to the meals of your dogs could help maintain liver health.

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