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Category: Eyes and Teeth

Hello dr. I'm having issues with bad allergies in my female English bulldog. She is three years old and 70 pounds. Trying to find a good allergy medication to give her. I used Benadryl for awhile and that's no longer working. Her ears and around her eyes look brown all the time and her eyes water nonstop. I'm currently using best vest but it's not helping. Thank you

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Category: Skin & Coat
For the second time in her 16 years. The doctors gave her antibiotics both times. Is there something I can do to prevent her from having to go through this again?
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Category: Behavior
Can I do anything to change this? Have 2 older female cats who were rescued at 9 weeks of age or so. When younger they got along now hiss and angrily fight until they separate. One is a brown tabby the other black like a Bombay.
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updated 2 weeks ago
Category: Diet & Nutrition
He Needs hemp oil to stimulate appetite. Where can I get this? I have been taking him to reg and holistic vets and the holistic vet gives him Hemp RX oil but I have to take him each time and it is expensive just to get the oil. The cyproheptadine from the reg vet makes him very anxious, 1/4 pill, so I stopped it. He does take theophyline for asthma. I rather give him the oil. Can I buy a trustworthy one from the internet?
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Category: Miscellaneous

My sister has a Yorkie she wanted me to ask about Midget,she is 10yrs old and weights 12 pounds,every time she takes a drink of water or gets excited she starts coughing like she can't get her breathe. Both of us would like to know what makes her do that if it could be a sign of a illness we don't know about? I worry if we wait to long she will die just like my French Mastiff did on Monday when I contacted you. Please let us know.

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Category: Miscellaneous

Such as a Siberian Husky and Pomeranian.

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Category: Miscellaneous

She was throwing up about 3 weeks ago I thought the dry dog food I had just bought her may have set in a warehouse to long before it got to the store to be sold. So I stop feeding it to her. She was 9yr and 7 mos old.She weight 125. I cooked her rice,chicken,hamburger,gave her mixed veg. carrots,peas,green beans,she was doing so good. I took her out to go to the bathroom every two hrs and she did good. She ate wieners and frys with me for lunch and at 3:30pm she ate 2 slices of bread and a treat. At 6:00pm I got up to take her out side and she had pooped in my livingroom and she in all the years I've had her never went inside the house. I called her and she could hardly get out of her bed went to take her out side and she was a little shaky, when I got her back in the house she just laid down right by the door and was panting I thought she just need to rest for a minute. But every time I started to walk off she would make a sound like she didn't want me to leave. That went on for 30 minutes. Then she went to get in her bed again but she turned backward. I went into the kitchen and all of a sudden I heard the worse cry out and I ran in there and blood was coming from her mouth and her butt. Then I ran to the kitchen to get something to wrap up the blood and when I got back she was turn around front was. Every time I started to leave she would make a sound again like she didn't want me too and I petted her and I new she was going to die and I told her to go on I loved her and withnin 10 minutes she was gone. I just want to understand what happen. She was a couple of months ago had real problems with her Kidney's. Vet had her on Antibiotics and Predisone. But that seem to clear up.The only other thing she had about 6 months ago Hookworms and allergy's. But she was given meds for that also. Please help me under what this could be. Was there anything I could have done. I love and miss her so much. I just want to understand.

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updated 1 month ago
Category: Behavior

I've tried clothes, gluten free diet. She is rarely alone. She chews and scratches herself badly at night.

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updated 1 month ago
Category: Miscellaneous

Doctor won't see her till next weekend. Meanwhile, her scores rise: ALT >1000, AST 212, and ALKP 1609. Ultrasound showed no tumors but adrenal gland on one side enlarged. Is it safe to let this go another week until they do more tests? The doctor thinks it's hormonal. Best food? Omega-3 okay? (I got some hemp seed oil for her and I have some flax seed, too).

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Category: Behavior
I don't want to use the shock collar on him. I've called several animal trainers and they won't help. Do you know anyone in San Antonio,, tx that could help me?
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updated 1 month ago
Category: Behavior
When people come over we have to put him in a different room. We've put him in military camp but I can't use the shock collar on him. We have his brother and he is the complete opposite. My son has a sweet dog that I rescued off the side of the room. I need to be able to keep him. Any suggestions.
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Category: Behavior

About six months ago, I adopted two dogs from the pound. They get along very well. They play together all the time. They share a food bowl without incident. They share toys very well. About a month ago, my beagle was sitting on my lap. My black lab walked up to the chair and the beagle started growling. The lab attacked. They were fighting and growling and barking. I pulled them apart and kept them separated. Ten minutes later, I let them get together and they acted like nothing happened. This has happened about a dozen times. I don't know what to do. I give them both tons of attention. I'm afraid they're going to get hurt or that I will. Can you give me some advice?

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Category: Tumors & Cancer

we have a 14yo golden with mast cell CA hospicing at home. Tumor on L hip & arthritis lumbar. Needs pred occasionally but what do you use long term for pain relief? nsaids? asa? tramadol?

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Category: Diet & Nutrition
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Category: Skin & Coat

been going to the vet for a year straight spent thousands of dollars, changed food put on antibitics and steroids used ear drops still come back!! poor girl constantly shakes her head and cries is there any home remedies i could try to help my girls ears feel better!! PLEAASE

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updated 2 months ago
Category: Skin & Coat

We have him on Baxtril as he seems to have another urine infection, so an ultrasound makes sense. Thank you so much for the new ideas. We'll pass them along to our vet and get that ultrasound scheduled right away. Hopefully that will help Baxter feel better. Best wishes, Wendy and Steve Hampton

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updated 2 months ago
Category: Skin & Coat

Our vet has been working a fur problem with our neutered Australian mail for a year now. Baxter started out with a urine infection a year ago which was misdiagnosed by our former vet. He was treated and eventually diagnosed with a prostate problem (being treated with finasteride). Now he is losing fur and his estrogen level is 150 and should be 25. Small skin eruptions which have biopsied but nothing identified. Being treated with melatonin as researched by our vet. Do you have any other suggestions we could investigate?

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updated 2 months ago
Category: Behavior

My yorkie who's 9, started walking into hallways and doorways backwards and sometimes whines for someone to get him. Won't go down the steps but if you bring him to the door he will run outside, been Going on for a week, just diagnosed yeast infection in left ears given ear drops, two days ago he wouldn't go near the kitchen or go through his doggy door and has urinated on the rug. Do you know why he's behaving so strangely?

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updated 2 months ago
Category: Behavior

My cat now sprays whenever I say no to him. He is an indoor and outdoor cat although he stays in most of the time.

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Category: Diet & Nutrition
SLiced steer pizzle or sinew and what are the consequences if not?     Thankyou...
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updated 3 months ago
Category: Behavior
We bought in a new cat which gave her fleas(meds were not on long enough before we bough in her) Now her red blood cells are high. FIV cat now her red cells are near normal with antibotics and predizone but now he said her white cells are low and give the pretizone to her. She is now having seizures or involuntary muscles movements. We stopped the meds today all three of them. Can Enrofloxacin 22mg , Cyproheptadine 4mg, Prednisolone 15mg cause seizures? I need help! It was just today she started not walking right, legs and tail moving oddly without reason, by it self,-involuntary muscles movements. She is eating and using litter. I am so scared to use the vet again!
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Category: Behavior

My 6yr old Pommeraniun mix has gotten very afraid of everything, sounds, people. We recently moved across country & that's when this started. I bought her a Thundershirt, it didn't help her at all. I don't know what to do.

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updated 3 months ago
Category: Immune System

My dog is 9yrs old French Mastiff she had it back in March this year, I think she has it again same symptoms and I don't have the money to take her back to the Vet. Wondering if theres anything I can try without Antibiotics?

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updated 3 months ago
Category: Tumors & Cancer

My kitty has hyperthyroidism and I was wondering if cannabis oil would make the tumour go away and normalise t4 level. Should I give home m the oil orally or topically? I have read that the oil has to have high on thc and cbd to be effective anti tumour but im afraid my kitty will get stoned. Were can I buy the oil and how much should I give him to be on the safe side? Thank you

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Category: Miscellaneous
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updated 4 months ago
Category: Behavior

Is this just an allergy problem or is this something serious? Thanks Pet Vet

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updated 4 months ago
Category: Skin & Coat

He keeps getting red spots and scratches to bleedhis ears smell really bad ive taken him to vet but he charges me alot and only stays well for max a week what do I do about his ear smell

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updated 4 months ago
Category: Miscellaneous

My cat is too fat to wash her butt. So I take a damp paper towel and wash her butt off, (poop is stuck there) I do this twice a day. I noticed that tonight when I wash her butt and even touch her the tops of her hips she automatically licks her front legs. I stop washing her or even touching her back she stops licking. Now she wont even let me touch her lower back at all, even legs. She yells at me. She jumps around and runs just fine. This has gone on for 2 weeks, but now she wont let me clean her up at all. Before she waited for me to clean her butt. I am extremely gentle when I clean her butt. She is spayed too.

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Category: Eyes and Teeth
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Category: Skin & Coat

it was popped then i cut skin and it was deep with clear things that moved inside

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updated 5 months ago
Category: Diet & Nutrition

They said yes, it was a fatty tumor but they never aspirated it to look at the cells and confirm. Should we ask that they do that. We are willing to pay for the lab test. We just want to make sure. If it is just a fatty tumor, will it go away if we are able to lower Aries weight by dieting (not having a lot of success on the diet but will continue to do so. He is a large medium dog who probably should weigh about 70 lbs max but he weighs about 100 lbs and as he is getting older we are worried about and want to get his weight down. We feed him Fromm Senior and Lower Activity dog food but I am afraid we are probably feeding him still too much especially since my husband is bad about sharing scraps from his meal. What would be the approximate cups of food he should get a day and is it better to feed him half in the morning and half in the evening. We have 3 other rescues but they are smaller and seem to be fine. Also if the tumor is just a fatty tumor would it still be better to have it removed or does it really matter? Thank you so much.

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Category: Diet & Nutrition
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Category: Eyes and Teeth

Developed weepy eye in the last month. As a puppy he did have allergies and out grew them. Our vet gave him two eye drops to administer. What else can we do to eleviate his discomfort?

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Category: Behavior
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Category: Immune System

My Aussie had sterile nodual piniculitis and I bought the medicines online at Allivet. I got a shipment not too long before we had to put him to sleep. I don't want to throw away this life saving expensive medication. How/where can I donate for it to be put to use? Boxes are unopened and they have been kept in the refrigerator.

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Category: Behavior

Dusty is one of 8 kittens from a stray we found (born March 4/2016) All his siblings and his Mother are very affectionate and loving but Dusty will not allow any petting other than the top of his head. He sleeps with me but I better not touch or I will get a nice bite. Sometimes he just jumps up and bites my hand or if I try to pet him he'll move away. I bleed easily so this is becoming serious What can I do Dr. Brown Please help!! Is their a Kitty Boot Camp LOL

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Category: Behavior
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Category: Miscellaneous

No change in diet.vomits 3-4 times a day. Sometimes clear liquid or a bile color

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Category: Diet & Nutrition

Our dog Rachel is exhibiting symptoms of fecal incontinence, while this has not been officially diagnosed an initial consultation with our vet and recommendations of low residue dog food has helped but is not a long-term solution especially with 2 other dogs.

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Category: Limbs & Bones

Hi GB.My 4 yo beagle goes to the park and after comes up lame on her right front,I wait 2 months and go back to park & the same thing happens, the strange thing is 2 hours after coming up lame she is sound again,NO more limping.I wait 2 more months and same thing happens she limps and is sound after 2 hours.BUT this time its her LEFT leg.I take her to THE AMINAL MEDICAL CENTER IN manhattan. I have her x rayed two different times on her foot,leg, & shoulder,& they say Xrays are clean there guess ismaybe adv.arthrtis Do u have any gut feeling what could be going on.Already spent $2,000 on this. Thanks

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updated 7 months ago
Category: Miscellaneous

We adopted her from the local Animal Welfare Rescue site. Their vet nor our own vet could not decide if she had been spaded or not. Her stomach is loose and flexible and would "hide" any scaring. She is now passing a little blood for the last 2 days.

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Category: Neurological
I am fostering a med. size dog that came to me with Mange and residual distemper neurological signs (head bobbing, seizures, teeth).  Is this dog a carrier or can it infect future Foster dogs i look after.  What about my yard with distemper feces? Should i put her down since she may never be adopted and risks my healthy ones?
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Category: Kidney & Urinary
It started as a seasonal allergy (where he was prescribed a 1/4 to 1/2 of anti-histamine a day).  In April, he was fine and his blood work was good.  Then, he started having phlegm in May & nasal discharge in June.  Moreover, for the last 3 weeks, he's so dried up though we've been giving him the 200 ml of fluids daily.  Last week, his regular Vet prescribed prednisone for 5 days & it dried up his nose, however, his body is still dried up & dehydrated ~ when you pull on his skin there is no looseness at all.  He loves sitting & sleeping next to the vaporizer but it gets too hot that our other cats (almost 19 & 14 years old) got lethargic.  How will you suggest to keep our 16 1/2 year old Manx cat to stay hydrated besides getting the daily fluids?
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updated 7 months ago
Category: Diet & Nutrition
Our Vet recommended the NO & LOW sodium canned food, but I can't seem to find it anywhere on-line.  I appreciate your assistance greatly.
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