Uncovering the Cause of Fever in Dogs and Treatment

Causes Of Fevers In Dogs

Many reasons exist why your dog could have a fever. Several issues can cause a low-grade fever, including the 24 to 48 hours after certain vaccinations. You can also find lots of illnesses and conditions that causes higher, potentially deadly fevers.

Several common causes of fever in dogs:

  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Infected bite, scratch, or cut
  • Poison or toxic ingestion, like antifreeze and toxic plants
  • Tick-borne illnesses like Lyme Disease
  • Inflammation, including that caused by autoimmune conditions
  • Viral or bacterial infection of the organs

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