Symptoms of Malnutrition in Dogs?

Answer Malnutrition is a form of animal abuse, according to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals and the Humane Society of the United States of America. Not every malnourished dog... Read More »

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Signs & Symptoms of Dehydration & Malnutrition in Dogs?

Malnutrition and dehydration has many causes and are often symptoms of a bigger problem such as parasites. Pet owners must watch for the signs of nutritional deficiencies or dehydration to get trea... Read More »

What are the symptoms of severe PEM - Protein Energy Malnutrition?

Losing 20% of body weight or more is generally classified as severe PEM. People with this condition can't eat normal-sized meals. They have slow heart rates and low blood pressure and body temperat... Read More »

What are the causes of malnutrition?

Malnutrition occurs when someone does not ingest the right amount of nutrients and vitamins needed for survival. According to the World Health Organization, approximately half of the world's popula... Read More »

What is iatrogenic malnutrition?

Iatrogenic malnutrition is a protein-calorie malnutrition brought on by treatments, medications and hospitalization. Iatrogenic: induced inadvertently ( accidentally) by a doctor, medical treatmen... Read More »