Green feces in dogs are caused by intestinal disorders and parasite infections, according to VetInfo. The ingestion of grass can also cause a dog's feces to be green.
When the green color is caused by intestinal disorders or parasite infections, such as roundworms, the stool appears slimy, according to VetInfo. Roundworms are parasites that attach themselves to the intestinal lining and multiply and cause great discomfort for the dog. A fecal examination by a veterinarian can determine the underlying cause of a dog's illness. Observations of the dog can help the veterinarian make a diagnosis. Symptoms of constipation, diarrhea or straining to defecate also help the vet to make the correct diagnosis.Learn More
Mange in dogs and cats is caused by parasites, which are sometimes treated with Ivomec. According to the Daily Med, Ivomec is better used on cattle and is not considered a safe parasite and mange treatment for dogs.Full Answer >
Rabies is caused by a virus known as the rabies virus. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), this virus belongs to a family of viruses known as the Rhabdoviridae family.Full Answer >
Scabs on cats are caused by a number of things, including seasonal allergies, fleas, ringworm, parasites, food allergies and environmental factors, according to the ASPCA. All of these problems sometimes lead to intense itching, licking and chewing of the skin and fur which causes scabbing. Additionally, bald patches of skin, redness, inflammation, rashes and scaly patches sometimes occur together with the scabbing.Full Answer >
Paralysis in a cat's back legs can be caused by a slipped disk, a spinal problem or cardiomyopathy. The best way to determine the actual cause, according to Pet MD, is to examine the symptoms that lead to paralysis in the back legs.Full Answer >