Lymph Nodes

Immune cells are housed in lymph nodes, which are little bean-shaped organs. When viruses or bacteria infect your dog’s body, or if your dog has an illness that causes an immunological reaction, the lymph nodes swell in order to combat the intruder.

Published by AmberLDrake

Dr. Drake is an award-winning author and well-known cancer specialist in her field. She is best known for her extensive research on canine cancer prevention and nutrition, her dedication to help dogs live a long, happy life, and for teaching veterinary medicine. As the CEO of Canine Companions Co., the Founder of Drake Dog Cancer Foundation and Academy, and the Co-Founder of Preferable Pups, in addition to being a respected figure in the dog world, she has earned the respect of thousands of dog lovers worldwide.