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Anorexia in Dogs & Cats FAQs


Anorexia in Pets

Anorexia is a general loss of appetite or a loss of interest in food. When some people hear the word “anorexia,” they think of the eating disorder anorexia nervosa. But there are differences between the two.

Anorexia nervosa doesn’t cause a loss of appetite. Pets with anorexia nervosa avoid food. Pets who suffer from anorexia (loss of appetite) unintentionally lose interest in food. Loss of appetite is often caused by an underlying medical condition.

Q. How to prevent anorexia in dogs?

Answer- You can prevent anorexia in your pet by following a proper deworming and vaccination schedule,  give a balanced diet, follow a routine exercise schedule, give Immuno booster like CANASULE No.1  20 drop three times a day and WORMISULE-XP 20 drop three times a day and prevent Tick and mites infestation on your pet body by use of Me & My TickS and Flea Shampoo (Give bath one’s in a week)

Q. Dog is not eating but drinking water?

Answer- Dog is not eating but drinking water this condition comes in case of chronic kidney disease( in C K D  dog’s drinking a lot of water but not eating), in pain or depression, house change, feed and feeding schedule change so please consult your veterinary physician and go for further diagnostic tests like Serum creatinine and A L T, A S T according to your Veterinarian. You can give Homeopathic Veterinary Medicine CYSTIGO for PETS-30ml (20 drops three times a day).

Q. Difference between anorexia and inappetite?

Answer- Anorexia is defined as the absence of an appetite for food.  Anorexia most often associated with varieties of systemic disturbance. True Anorexia is due to Depression, weight loss, fever, Dyspnea, organomegaly, Vomition, Diarrhoea cough, etc.

Inappetite is the partial absence of appetite,  just partial absence of eating desire.

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Q. My dog won’t eating or drink and is shaking?

Answer- In the case of canines there are several conditions in which a dog’s body get tremors or shaking but the dog’s not eating and drinking, like in Chronic kidney disease, poisoning (chocolate, nicotine, xylitol -an artificial sweetener found in chewing gums, snail bite contains Metaldehyde can cause severe muscle tremors and convulsions), pet in Excitement cause muscle tremors, in pain, in nausea, in case of canine distemper, you can give Homeopathic Veterinary Medicine STRESSZA for PETS- 30ml (20 drops three times a day), Generalized Tremor Syndrome or Shaker dog syndrome (you can give Stressza drop ), in old age hind limb tremors are common,  in Epilepsy meningitis, etc.

Q. Old dog not eating and sleeping a lot?

Answer- Old dog not eating and sleeping a lot because of illness and inflammatory condition like osteoarthritis(pain during walking and standing so all time laying at the floor or sleeping) and chronic kidney disease (stop eating food, vomition, anemia), liver compromised(in appetite, ascites, anemia), diabetes (causes obesity and lethargic condition) hypothyroidism(due to hypothyroidism dog obesity increases and becomes lethargic, sleepy) dental problems(Dental tartar causes gingivitis, pain in mastication), behavioral changes, decrease in responsiveness because of senility, etc.


Q. What causes loss of appetite in dogs?

Answer- so many causes can affect the appetite of your pet like improper vaccination deworming schedule, imbalance diet, a sudden change in feed and feeding schedule, an infestation of ticks and mites,  heavy worm load, hepatic and renal disturbance, diabetes, depression, fever, change in microenvironment of your pet like another new pet entry in home, house change, etc.

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