Blue Skin and Mucus Membranes in Dogs

Cyanosis is the name given to a pale bluish colored skin and mucous membranes due to an inadequate supply of oxygen by the blood. Other symptoms can be associated with cyanosis are

·      Heart murmur

·      Crackles heard when listening to the lungs

·      Muffled heart sounds

·      Harsh sounds upon inhalation

·      Honking cough

·      Difficulty breathing

·      Cool, pale, painful, swollen limbs lacking a strong pulse

·      Weakness

·      Paralysis

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