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Category: Kidney & Urinary
My chow/ border collie mix 13 year old started not eating, drinking a lot and urinating way less than she should. She had suffered from bladder stones, had surgery twice and won a battle with pancreatitis. He did tests and said she was in kidney fail...
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updated 3 years ago
Category: Limbs & Bones
I have a two year old English bulldog and was wondering if it was safe to give her all of her meds daily without complications. She is on Benadryl, sometimes a pain pill and terramax pro for joints. Will,there be any complications if I give her all o...
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updated 2 years ago
Category: Tumors & Cancer
Our puppy is 13 years and 4 months old. Doctor says "due to location of cyst at vagina-area, risk with surgery because of age plus location. We use dog diapers to absorb bleeding from ruptured cyst and change approximately 3 times a day for walking b...
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updated 4 years ago
Category: Vaccinations
when a dog doesn't get vaccinated and she gets an intestinal disease what is the best vitamin or support to build the immune system after being on IV'S AND ANTIBIOTICS? Any particular dog food? raw meat and veggies? dry food?
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updated 2 years ago
Category: Miscellaneous
Are the animals at D.E.L.T.A. Rescue all neutered so they don't procreate?
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updated 3 years 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 tum...
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updated 2 years ago
Category: Miscellaneous
I have a husky that was abandoned and mistreated that was found at a foreclosed home. He was malnourished and injured, but doing better now. I have him registered and fixed in hopes of finding a permanent home for him but to no avail. If you can help...
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updated 3 years ago
Category: Diet & Nutrition
I hate the prescription foods because not only are they outrageously expensive, but they are crap! This one is basically packaged corn. What can I feed him instead?
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updated 4 years ago
Category: Skin & Coat
My ten year old 4lb.white toy poodle's hair has been getting thinner & thinner. Her back legs are almost bare of hair. Had extensive blood tests done 2 years ago and no problem found ie. thyroid, Cushings,etc. Have you any other thoughts on this?
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updated 3 years ago
Category: Skin & Coat
my dog sheds alot no matter what we try is the something you can suggest
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updated 3 years ago
Category: Behavior
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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updated 4 years ago
Category: Skin & Coat
My chihuhua, who is otherwise happy, healthy and active, has developed a distinct lightening and spotting on her normally dark brown coat. Why?
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updated 4 years ago
Category: Eyes and Teeth
They form stained marks that look like dark rivers going done his face. he is nine.
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updated 4 years ago
Category: Miscellaneous
Last night my friends dogs got in to a pill box that had soloxine .8 mg pills in it and I don't know which dog got in it. If They did eat all the pills what will happen. Will they be ok. What is this pile for. Please answer me soon i don't want them ...
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updated 2 years ago
Category: Skin & Coat
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updated 3 years ago
Category: Behavior
Eats het own bowel movement
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updated 2 years ago
Category: Neurological
I was hoping you could help me with more details ore a direction to go. I am currently on disability and my akita husky suddenly stopped walking. I spent thousands of dollars with a wrong diagnosis of two torn ACL's. We only have xrays that doesnt sh...
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updated 4 years ago
Category: Behavior
Bailey came to us at 9 weeks old. We have had minimal success with getting him to stop the biting/nipping. We tried firm verbal discipline, we received a DVD when he came to us and it's stated we should hold him on his back firmly on his breastbone u...
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updated 1 year ago
Category: Behavior
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 whic...
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updated 4 years ago
Category: Kidney & Urinary
I have a 14 year old Beagle who had, according to the vet, a yeast infection a little over a year ago. He would not let me get near his mouth with any medicine, even in cheese, etc. Therefore, I had to take him to the vet twice a day for them to admi...
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updated 4 years ago
Category: Miscellaneous
My friend whose husband had a cat before they got married is having a problem now because they just had a baby. For some reason the cat is going to the bathroom everywhere and not using the litter box. She has let the cat out and only lets it in the ...
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updated 2 years ago
Category: Kidney & Urinary
I have a 22 year old cat that often spends a lot of time in the litter box, mostly sleeping. This is a relatively new occurrence. Additionally, she often does not make it to the litter box, and seems not to care that she doesn't, and will just urinat...
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updated 4 years ago
Category: Vaccinations
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 3 years ago
Category: Diet & Nutrition
they have been eating Petsmart, Simply Nourish dry, adult-chicken and turkey. a male and a female in good health
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updated 4 years ago
Category: Miscellaneous
Why do some cats take their naps against walls and in corners? I have an older cat that does that.
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updated 4 years ago
Category: Neurological
We found a beautiful abandoned young cat (about 1-2 yrs) who was desperate for a human family just a few weeks ago. Besides being thin we noticed he has a funny gait. We noticed the night that he would 'startle' awake while sleeping. We did not think...
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updated 4 years ago
Category: Kidney & Urinary
i am writing in regards of my mom's chihuahua, Ralli. Two days ago my mother was told that ralli's liver was no longer working, he gives her a week to two months to live. Ralli was brought to the vets because she had an episode of sluggishness and le...
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updated 2 years ago
Category: Behavior
I have seven cats, a big house what all kind of cat toys, they're happy as can be period and well taken care of. Bandit is the cat that does not want to be around any other cats. I've watched her confined herself. When they walk by her. She will SWAT...
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updated 3 years ago
Category: Miscellaneous
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updated 4 years ago
Category: Behavior
these are not play bites his pupils are fully dilated, and he draws blood and leaves bruises he attacks for no reason, he seems jealous of anything I do, or he will act like he wants petted but then bites, I am very gentle with him, but don't know wh...
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updated 3 years ago
Category: Eyes and Teeth
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updated 2 years ago
Category: Miscellaneous
I have 2 cats that I feed at my workplace and I am worried about fleas this summer. I live in Florida and it is hot already. I have tried to add a little vinegar to their water but they will not touch the water. I am not able to hold them. Any sugges...
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updated 4 years ago
Category: Immune System
He now drinks from the floor, sometimes snaps at a child, very wild near or far from other animals, and his trying to hump us a lot, any suggestions?  Sorry my name is Ginger  (I am also disabled and use a cane, he pulls hard) Thank you for your co...
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updated 3 years ago
Category: Behavior
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updated 4 years ago
Category: Kidney & Urinary
Hi, I have a neutered 6yr old potty trained Chihuahua that started peeing in our guest bath in Sept. A trip to the vet revealed he had a mild urinary infection. Put him on meds and that seemed to stop the problem. It started again in November. Anothe...
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updated 3 years 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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updated 4 years ago
Category: Diet & Nutrition
My eight year old Blue Point Siamese has always thrown up a lot (he has very long hair) but recently he has had the most god awful stinky diarrhea (I mean it smells so bad it woke me up from a sound sleep). I am wondering if he perhaps has an inflamm...
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updated 4 years ago
Category: Behavior
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Category: Miscellaneous
Samson is the only one of my 8 dogs born here (Jan. 12, 2008) and the only survivor of 7 pups. His father was a purebred Malinois. His mother, a Shepherd mix, was only 8 months old. A local vet said Molly was too young to pass along essential immuniz...
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updated 4 years ago
Category: Miscellaneous
Stray cat we let him from time to time decided to have her kittens in our apartment under my bed. I can't keep them. Mom is very friendly and the kittens are only days old please help.
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updated 2 years ago
Category: Behavior
My year and a half old female calico cat came from a shelter and has settled into my home as my only pet. Problem is that she demands stimulation and attacks me to get it. I have play time at least three times per day, but she will follow me and atta...
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updated 4 years ago
Category: Limbs & Bones
My dog limps (her hind right leg) when she first wakes up but moves perfectly fine after awhile. Do you think she has something like arthritis? We cannot afford to go to the vet and I would like to avoid xrays unless you think it necessary.
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updated 3 years 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 1 year ago
Category: Miscellaneous
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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updated 2 years ago
Category: Behavior
My 10 year old cat hates for her back to be touched. Lately she has started to bite and lick the area. She has flakes of shin in her hair near her tail. Could it just be dry skin or an allergy?
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updated 4 years ago
Category: Kidney & Urinary
My cat recently has trouble going pee. he just sits there and after awhile it comes out. I felt around his stomach and he doesn't meow like anything is hurting him. He's never had this problem before.
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updated 4 years ago
Category: Miscellaneous
I have 2 small gerbils from the same litter, about 1 month old, they are without a mother, Bonny and Joey. I went to check up on them and found Bonny in here wooden house, and it looked like she had difficulties walking. It looked like her front paw ...
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