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High liver enzymes in dogs may be a sign of serious liver toxicity, according to PetMD. If left without treatment, liver toxicity in dogs can cause health issues.

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Swollen or damaged liver cells secrete elevated amounts of enzymes that can be detected by a blood test. An increased number of liver enzymes in testing indicates swelling or damage to the organ, notes Mayo Clinic.

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Causes of high liver enzymes include statin drugs, alcohol consumption, obesity, nonalcoholic fatty liver disease and over-the-counter pain medications, according to Mayo Clinic. Less common causes of elevated liver enzy...

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