Question by  Akraftwerk (30)

What causes swollen neck glands in dogs?


Answer by  thelostone (1457)

This can be caused by a lot of the same things that causes it in humans. The most common is sickness. Treat your dog well let it rest and if the symptons persist for more then a couple of days take it to a vet.


Answer by  PixilatedxMe (103)

Swelling in the neck and/or face of the dog could indicate an allergy if accompanied by watery, reddish eyes. Take him to your vet to get checked to make sure.


Answer by  Sael (313)

Unfortunately, the most common cause of enlarged cervical lymph nodes is lymphoma, a type of cancer. Lymphoma can be treated with chemotherapy to an extent, but it is not a permanent cure. Steroids can als be used as a treatment, but the expected survival time is only about 30 days. Infection in the mouth or ears can also cause swelling.


Answer by  lbauman1222 (130)

Swollen lymph glands are usually caused by a staph infection or cancer,both should have a biopsy done by a vet immediately.Very serious red flag for trouble.


Answer by  DanielleK (535)

Dogs have an immune system just like people, and the swollen glands in his neck (lymph nodes) may indicate that he has an infection and needs to see the vet.


Answer by  yorker13 (12)

Swollen lymphnodes in the neck are usually caused by a developing infection or allergy in the animal. It indicates that the dog's immune system is stressed.


Answer by  ladybud (1069)

If a dog's gland's are swollen it could be a infection. Could even be a Simple ear infection.Dog's can get's flu's and virus's.Most time when lymph node's swell or show up as small bump's it's some sort of infection.If you have A vet take your dog to him to test for illness or a infection.


Answer by  ZenHaltija (286)

Possible causes of swollen neck glands in a dog may include a sting or a bite. Tonsillitis is a possibility if the dog has bad teeth. Another possibility could be allergies. It is always best to check with a veterinarian to be sure.


Answer by  Anonymous

My Male sharpei is aroused when my lady friends are over, It gets so bad I have to put him up ,Any one know How to stop this ?


Answer by  sue22 (1)

My dog has an eye infection could this be the cause of swollen glands in her neck???

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