Lymphangiectasia Inflammation Disease Common Yorkies

What is lymphangiectasia inflammation in Yorkies? Intestinal lymphangiectasia is a disease in which the intramucosal lymphatics of the small intestine of dogs become obstructed or malformed. A dog of any breed can be affected, but a genetic predisposition to lymphangiectasia has been observed in Yorkshire terriers. Lymphangiectasia is when the lymphatic vessels are dilated. Lymphatic […]

The Shocking Truth About Commercial Dog Food Ingredients

Commercial, processed dog food contain cheap ingredients, unhealthy fillers, unhealthy preservatives or poisonous chemicals. Many dog foods advertised as “preservative-free” do, in fact, contain preservatives. Manufacturers don’t have to list preservatives that they themselves did not add. Many preservatives make their way into dog food at rendering plants before the meat is even sent to the manufacturer. An […]

Lymphangiectasia In Dogs

Intestinal lymphangiectasia is an uncommon disease in which the intramucosal lymphatics of the dog’s small intestine become obstructed or malformed. Normal drainage is obstructed in intestinal lymphangiectasia, causing intestinal lymph to spill into the intestines instead of being returned to the circulation. Lymph fluid is collected from tissues throughout the body and returned to the […]