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High density neighborhood, owner moved leaving their outdoor huge elder, stud cat starving, injured, near death, a skeleton. Cannot pick him up due to his injuries and last of trust. brought him to better health .. almost frisky. Loves being brushed,...
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My cat had 5 upper teeth pulled in April 2019. Bumps in upper gum only area. Bio was done came back Neg for anything. Gums were fine for awhile but are now inflamed and has trouble eating. She is on 0.1ml Gabapentin oral and Mirtazapine 15mg (1/3 pil...
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He takes 2.5mg SID. Is it safe to vaccinate him
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Fiona is a 1-year old collie mix. She is aggressive to people and other dogs and she is becoming aggressive to family members. We have tried everything we can afford. We tried with a trainer and now a behaviorist. Unfortunately we don't have the reso...
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I found a stray a few months ago and soon after she started losing her fur and now she is mostly bald with flaky skin that oozes something and has fowl odor ( I say like wet soggy old potatoes, like for hash browns, but my family says it's way more d...
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I have 2 small dogs and 1 large dog are you a no kill shelter, and how long would they stay if not adopted
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I have a senior chihuahua who is in the end-stages of CHF and is taking vetmedin, Enalapril, Lasix and hydrocodone. I would like to cut back on the hydrocodone and try CBD to see if I can give him some comfort. Are there any drug interactions, specif...
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Had to vet has been on antibiotics and now lasix. Doesn't want to drank as much as usual .Acts like has problem with male parts. Fear may be slightly blockage or prostate trouble? Sometimes can't pee for short while needs instegated sometimes like ba...
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My wife and I recently lost our cat to what we believe was a heart attack. To have a cat live with us for 8 years, then suddenly die without warning or symptom has been devastating. We want to get another kitten but are concerned the same thing might...
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He has heart murmurs and it's a category 3 so he's taking Pimobendan and I want to give him CBD oil but I'm not sure if they will work against eachother.
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My girl just hatched gosling‘s on Thursday and one of the gosling’s has curled up feet and legs that move but cannot stand on. I’ve started on the B complex and niacin but have seen no improvement. The gosling is very healthy is eating and drinking b...
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She has been on steroids and bronchodialators for years. It seems the steroid (prednisilone) has stopped being effective. Can I just keep her on 1.25 mg terbutaline (bronchodilator) daily, without the added steroid?
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She has a collesped tracea and poops like 5 times a day with some blood in it. She sleeps all day but does eat good at night. She has two tumors and I know one of them is benign. Is it time to put her down?
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I put gulls and made a rap around his neck he is a deibetic and he’s blind chi is 12 years old still eating. Just don’t no what to do for him
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My dog was anemic for months and it was determined that she wasn’t producing red blood cells. IBD was apparently the cause and she was prescribed Prednisone and Cyclosporine.
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Possible kitty herpes. My Maine Coon has ongoing sinus infection with snoring, nasal discharge, lethargy.
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Category: Tumors & Cancer
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She’s a female American Rottweiler that’s about 8 years old. I feel like I want to do something to save her but at the same time don’t want her to suffer.
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Do you rescue turtles?
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Rescued female chihuahua age 4-5, weighs 3 pounds and have had her for 3 years. Vet recommends having her spayed as a way to protect her in the future relative to other diseases. Please share your opinion also.
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How do/can you keep track of all your animals for needed flea control, rabies, distemper, etc medications? Do you microchip them? My little Merlon Cocker Spaniel (10 years old) had skin cancer and it spread so quickly we had to euthanize him (July 20...
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Advanced Tcc cancer - any alternative therapy that would be useful. Thank you
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My dog has prostrate cancer TCC He is ailing . Both hind legs are swollen. Walking is becoming more difficult. Uses 3 legs. He has constant diarrhea and appetite loss. Ordered hemp oil from Charlotte’s Webb called Paws. Is it safe to give to him?
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Despite cleaning covered litter box 2x/daily & multiple rubberized litter mats around box, Coda (age 16) tracks litter under the dressers & bed. What can I do to keep the litter from
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updated 3 years ago
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I have a dog that is a little aggressive. He likes children to munch on. He is a loving dog but the dog pound wants to put him to sleep and I love him to much. I have not trained him and when he runs away I am so scared that he will bit a child. I wo...
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i am no longer able to care for my pet turtle and i need a shelter that takes in turtles. I have not found any yet but i was wonder if your shelter accepts turtles ?
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My aunt was put in a nursing home & my uncle has 2 months to live dying of cancer. I can not take cats my husband is deathly allergic to cats.
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Do you take surrendered animals?
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Hi, Recently my cat who is about one year old had her second liter of kittens. They are coming on three weeks old. Yesterday, my cat was looking sick and her meow was crackly. Someone let her outside yesterday morning, and she hasn’t come back which ...
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I have a husky and 2 other small dogs they all went over the neighbors and her dog was killed no one saw anything but my husky got blamed for it. I had to give him up because the cost to keeping him was too much I had to have within 3 days it was imp...
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I've had multiple small dogs diagnosed with a heart murmur. Some have been given medication, some have not, but none seem to be actually affected by it. What is it, really, and is medication required always, sometimes, never?
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I am very concern. Was refer to a specialist.
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WHAT TREATMENTS DO YOU USE FOR YOUR FIP CATS? WE KNOW THIS IS ALMOST ALWAYS FATAL BUT WE ARE WILLING TO TRY ANYTHING FOR OUR BABY FOR MORE TIME...BUT NOT TO SUFFER. THE VET. IS TRYING TO BRING HIS BILIRUBIN DOWN. ANY INFORMATION YOU HAVE WOULD BE APP...
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One of my renter's cats, Blossom, tested positive for FeLV on a SNAP test at our Humane Society. She has 12 cats with exposure and I have 14. I had my vet send out the IFA test on Blossom and that came back negative. I also had 3 of my cats tested wi...
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I've read yearly shots aren't necessary or good.
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the vet showed me an xray of my maltese shi tzu male who is 9 yrs old and the heart reaches from the top of the backbone down to the chest bone, is this enlarged? the vet gave me medication: "vetmedin chews"1.25 mgs - how big is a normal heart for a ...
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We are a family run restaurant in Florida--Recently one of our very good customers passed away, and we asked if we could make a donation to her favorite charity--We were told that DELTA was one of her favorites. We would like to know how to make a do...
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updated 3 years ago
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About 2 to 3 weeks ago I took in a stray that was abandoned at one of my jobs. I took her to the vet. Just for a routine checkup and he determined that she had feline herpes as well as a small upper respiratory infection. He prescribed her an antibio...
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I took in a stray 5 years ago. I think she's 8-10 years old. She developed canine mammary tumors & I started her on Hemp Oil 3 weeks ago, as I can't afford surgery to remove tumor. She has lost her vision so I've cut back on giving her the Hemp. ...
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My pitt had two incisions to get neuter one Ball didn't drop.we took the cone off after 7 days, all looked well until today,april 4,9 days after surgery and he's really swollen, not much redness just swelling. his vet is closed and after hours said w...



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