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updated 7 years ago
Category: Kidney & Urinary
Is it possible to house break a 6 year old Female Welsh Terrier? I have had no luck. I have crated her and she dirtied the crate and Bed enclosed. Could there be a medical problem? I have another 14 year old female who is house broken. Could this be ...
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updated 6 years ago
Category: Diet & Nutrition
Can you recommend a substitute milk for cats that would not be harmful?
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updated 5 years ago
Category: Kidney & Urinary
My cat is 15 and has kidney disease. I have him on a perscription diet, sub fluids, BP meds and azodyl. The initial bloodwork he had BUN level at 92 and CREA at 5.5 which is apparently quite high. After doing the treatments for a few months the level...
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updated 7 years ago
Category: Diet & Nutrition
If a dog frequently tries to eat mud, does it indicate a nutrition deficiency or other problem? Is mud eating normal, and should it be allowed?
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updated 7 years ago
Category: Diet & Nutrition
If a dog frequently tries to eat mud, does it indicate a nutrition deficiency or other problem? Is mud eating normal, and should it be allowed?
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updated 5 years ago
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I've heard they don't need them once a year ? It's way too much ???
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updated 6 years ago
Category: Skin & Coat
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I have three Labradors 5 yr chocolateold 3 yr old. Black And sept got 7month old white llab it seems I am.allergic to the last one. I get itchy skin. How do I get the puppy to stop stuff and destroying them?
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updated 7 years ago
Category: Diet & Nutrition
If a dog frequently tries to eat mud, does it indicate a nutrition deficiency or other problem? Is mud eating normal, and should it be allowed?
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updated 7 years ago
Category: Kidney & Urinary
Can i give my cat amoxicillin for a urinary tract infection and how much should i use?
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updated 7 years ago
Category: Tumors & Cancer
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He also has swelling on his legs and paws. His abdomen, legs, and paws are tender to the touch. He has seen two vets and had blood work, an ultrasound of his abdomen, and biopsy of his kidneys. He is also on Doxycycline and Lysics. The only thing rev...
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updated 5 years ago
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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 w...
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updated 7 years ago
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updated 7 years ago
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Leo, I have a 14 year old Chihuahua that has been diagnosed with Cushings Disease. I am familiar with this disease because I lost my a little girl in 2001. She was 14 years old. I don't know what to do with my little Candy, I can't believe I have to ...
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updated 2 years ago
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i took the dog to the vet to get chekced out they said she needs her front paw to be amputated, so far ive just been cleaning her wound, i cant aford it,and shes not even my dog i been looking for a rescue center or good people whilling to take her, ...
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updated 3 years ago
Can i use CBD oils with her? We are packing to move soon and she is anxious. We will be going from a three floor town house where she is an indoor outdoor cat...to a four room apt (temporarily) and she will be a strictly indoor cat.
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updated 5 years ago
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Such as a Siberian Husky and Pomeranian.
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updated 2 years ago
Category: Diet & Nutrition
Anything I can give her to help regain weight and give her more nutrition. She is on Hills Prescription I/D food and a probiotic.
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updated 5 years ago
Category: Diet & Nutrition
SLiced steer pizzle or sinew and what are the consequences if not?     Thankyou...
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updated 6 years ago
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He is in good health. When he licks he also starts to pull out his hair. Vets have checked his skin etc. Our vet says that he just might have a habit like we have biting our nails. Find clumps of hair at times around the house. Just doesnt seem norma...
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updated 5 years ago
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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 (b...
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updated 7 years ago
Category: Kidney & Urinary
he's been on antibiotics and IV fluids for 2 weeks he seam to get better then he turns for the worst. His stomach gets bloated and sore and since all this has started happening our vet has taken him off his arthritis meds and he is having a very har...
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updated 6 years ago
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Any ideas on how to calm them down to prevent this? I do have the pheromone spray and spray the areas when they are not in them about twice a month very lightly.
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updated 5 years ago
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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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updated 4 years ago
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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updated 7 years ago
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Dog is 8 yrs old and has been diagnosed with Cushings Disease. He is a beagle. What treatment is recommended? Thank you.
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updated 7 years ago
we just got two border collie lab mix puppys from a shelter 3 days ago. they are 12 weeks old and had there first shots. the day we brought them home our female had a really runny nose and a dry cough, it has died down since then. 2 days later our ma...
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updated 7 years ago
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He also has swelling on his legs and paws. His abdomen, legs, and paws are tender to the touch. He has seen two vets and had blood work, an ultrasound of his abdomen, and biopsy of his kidneys. He is also on Doxycycline and Lysics. The only thing rev...
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updated 7 years ago
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I have a 2 year male american pitbull terrier, he was put on temaril due to kennel cough. I have experienced aggression problems every since the second day of medication. Is this normal? can the steroid in the medication be causing this?
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updated 4 years ago
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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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updated 7 years ago
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He also has swelling on his legs and paws. His abdomen, legs, and paws are tender to the touch. He has seen two vets and had blood work, an ultrasound of his abdomen, and biopsy of his kidneys. He is also on Doxycycline and Lysics. The only thing rev...
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updated 7 years ago
My uncle has a kitten that is about 3-5 months old. She has water on her lungs and we think, an under developed heart. Her vet did not do much for her or give him any real information about this. I was hoping you would have some info. and suggestions...
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updated 6 years ago
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Hello, My 2 year old corgi pluto really struggles to stand up after laying down and seems to avoid going up on our pet stairs to get on the bed and once in a while I will hear a clicking when he walks. We have scheduled some x rays for his hips but i...
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updated 7 years ago
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Hi, I have a mix breed female dog I rescued about a year ago. She seems to be maltese, jack russell, poodle mix. From the start I knew she had some allergy issues with her ears and was given meds for that. But after having her with us awhile I realiz...
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updated 6 years ago
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Q (because her sister was Suzie--get it?) is almost 13, and I have had her 12 of those years. She has suffered from noise fears all her life. She will run away, go over brick walls, try to open door handles, and tear up my house to get away. One time...
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We came home on Friday at 5:00 PM to discover our 8 month old kitten in full respiratory distress. We believe his crisis started with him losing control of his bowels in the hallway, then crawling, unable to catch his breath and panting to the downst...
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updated 4 years ago
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I've read yearly shots aren't necessary or good.
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updated 2 years ago
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updated 1 year ago
My dog has a enlarged heart and fluid gathers on his lungs he is on furosemide tablets can I try hemp oil for his ageing joints
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updated 6 years ago
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Max and Sammy were adopted about eight years ago, Max first and Sammy about two months later. Everything was fine. Prince was adopted about five years ago and at first, everyone got along. About a year later, Prince was sniffing Max's genital region,...
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updated 7 years ago
Category: Diet & Nutrition
My 11 yr old cat has a medium length coat. He has been throwing up or having diarrhea off and on over the past couple months. He eats high quality dry and canned food: Instinct, Origen, Tikki, Weruva & fresh water). I’ve given him petromalt type ...
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updated 5 years ago
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I have taken her to the vet and they checked her out and said she was healthy I even got the aromatherapy that makes them more comfortable I have to move and its to a place with carpet should I keep her in the garage and leave the door slightly open ...
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updated 7 years ago
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She only settles if placed in a crate otherwise she is constantly walking around. A walk does not solve this. She urines what seems every 30mins and sometimes less in the house. She cant seem to tell us when she needs to go out. She has also left sto...
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updated 6 years ago
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Saw vet a few months ago to check out ears. Saw brown debris in outer ear. Vet found no mites. Flushed out her ears. She is 8 years old. Younger cat started shaking his head but don't see debris, hasn't seen a vet yet because he seems better. Older c...
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updated 2 years ago
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volunteer work in exchange for some type of housing for single retiree with the income who's basic DNA is this person gets along better with animals than with people just don't fit in in the other world.
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updated 3 years ago
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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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updated 7 years ago
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Wonderful website. Recently rescued a kitten who has ringworm. She was prescribed lime/sulpher dip which is working but has not totally cleared it. Have dipped 6 times. Also applying a topical antifungal. How do you manage ringworm at your shelter? M...
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updated 6 years ago
Category: Eyes and Teeth
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My dog Buttons has bad teeth and she is a senior and I was wondering if there are some dog treats that are good for senior dogs and healthy for their teeth?



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