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Anemia Owner Factsheet

Red blood cells carry vital oxygen around the body. A shortage of red blood cells in the circulation is called anaemia. There are many different causes of anaemia in dogs and in most cases a variety of tests will be needed to diagnose the underlying problem. Severe anaemia can be life-threatening and requires urgent treatment.

What are the red blood cells?

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How do I know if my dog is anaemic?

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How will my vet know if my dog has anaemia?

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Why is my dog anaemic?

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Other causes of anaemia

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Can my dog be treated for anaemia?

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