College of Veterinary Medicine

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Digestive System of the Dog


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The digestive system includes the:

The digestive system absorbs and digests food and eliminates solid wastes from the body. 

mouth

teeth

 

esophagus and stomach

 

small intestine

 

large intestine and anus

pancreas

 

liver

The pictures in this section are reprinted with permission by the copyright owner,  Hill's Pet Nutrition, from the Atlas of Veterinary Clinical Anatomy. These illustrations should not be downloaded, printed or copied except for personal, non-commercial use.

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Last Edited: Dec 16, 2014 3:55 PM   

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