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My dog has dry and itchy skin. My veterinarian has prescribed a special food by Hill's because he thinks it''s a food allergy. He also put him on a steroid for the itching. What do you think?
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updated 6 years ago
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At times her eyes seem unfocused and cloudy. She sleeps alot now but is always happy when I''m with her and still eats very well. Is there anything I can do for her sight that is non-invasive? Should I take her to the vet or should I accept that she...
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updated 6 years ago
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How do you treat cancer of the eye in a mixed breed dog? Got room for one more? This is one of the most loving and most beautiful dogs I have ever seen. He was rescued from a crack house. Enjoys people and other dogs. Living with a senior who can no ...
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updated 3 years ago
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My dogs hair has been thinning and he has a yellowish crust like skin, his hair has gotten brittle feeling, and he's starting to thin out on his back? I've had him tested for cushings disease cancer, thyroid issues? Everything came back normal.He is ...
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updated 6 years ago
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I just got a post card from my vet reminding us that our 4 yr old Lab is due his DHLPP & CVK. Are both of these shots necessary on a yearly basis?
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I just got a post card from my vet reminding us that our 4 yr old Lab is due his DHLPP & CVK. Are both of these shots necessary on a yearly basis?
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I've taken my 11 yr old Schnauzer mix to my vet regarding a deep lung sounding cough. After tests he saw a heart valve problem and a very thin trachea. "Shotz" is on 5.3 mg enalapril 2x daily, theophylline 100 mg 2x daily, and temeril-p 2mg 1x daily....
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updated 4 years ago
Category: Tumors & Cancer
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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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updated 3 years ago
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Our 18 month old lab attacked our maltese last night, severely wounding him. He is in ICU and may lose both eyes and has a punctured main artery. He almost bled to death. Our lab has bitten all of us, including two children not in our family. Zeus I ...
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updated 1 year ago
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updated 5 years ago
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She became very ill and I had to take her to the emergency vet. The veterinarian says she may die! Can a dog die from eating sugar free gum?
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updated 5 years ago
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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 5 years ago
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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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updated 6 years ago
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At times her eyes seem unfocused and cloudy. She sleeps alot now but is always happy when I''m with her and still eats very well. Is there anything I can do for her sight that is non-invasive? Should I take her to the vet or should I accept that she...
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updated 5 years ago
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I think it is infected and have treated with ear infection rinse. but only helps temporarily. Now seems to lose his balance occasionally. how do i proceed?
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updated 6 years ago
Category: Eyes and Teeth
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At times her eyes seem unfocused and cloudy. She sleeps alot now but is always happy when I''m with her and still eats very well. Is there anything I can do for her sight that is non-invasive? Should I take her to the vet or should I accept that she...
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updated 6 years ago
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I have a 1 year old Cat that just had 5 Kittens, I want to get her Spayed, How much would i be looking at to spay her and one of her kittens? She has not been vaccinated, So I am guessing that will be necessary as well.
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updated 3 years ago
Category: Eyes and Teeth
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Trying CO Q-10, cannabis, and vitaminn C to save his eye
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updated 6 years ago
I've taken my 11 yr old Schnauzer mix to my vet regarding a deep lung sounding cough. After tests he saw a heart valve problem and a very thin trachea. "Shotz" is on 5.3 mg enalapril 2x daily, theophylline 100 mg 2x daily, and temeril-p 2mg 1x daily....
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updated 6 years ago
I've taken my 11 yr old Schnauzer mix to my vet regarding a deep lung sounding cough. After tests he saw a heart valve problem and a very thin trachea. "Shotz" is on 5.3 mg enalapril 2x daily, theophylline 100 mg 2x daily, and temeril-p 2mg 1x daily....
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updated 6 years ago
Category: Skin & Coat
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I have a Tabby cat, now 4 yrs. old, that I rescued off a busy street when she was 3-4 mos. old. She looked and acted healthy and my vet checked her the day I found her and said she was. I had her spayed within the first month I had her. She willingly...
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updated 6 years ago
Category: Diet & Nutrition
Dear Dr. Brown, I have two dogs...a 4 year old golden retriever/chow mix and a 1 1/2 year old golden retriever. They are both grass eaters. Is this something that I should be concerned about? They are fed morning and night with Nutro Max Large Breed ...
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updated 3 years ago
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I got my Yorky at seven weeks old, and he slept in his room in his bed just fine, now he is four months old, and the last month or so all he does is bark and whine, when I put him in his room to go to bed , he finally stops after I go to bed! how do...
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updated 6 years ago
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I have a Tabby cat, now 4 yrs. old, that I rescued off a busy street when she was 3-4 mos. old. She looked and acted healthy and my vet checked her the day I found her and said she was. I had her spayed within the first month I had her. She willingly...
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updated 5 years ago
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My 20yr old friend is trying to get her life together & her dog needs neutering. She has no money. Is there anywhere near Modesto she can go for help. She can't get dog shots with him being neutered. Please help
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updated 6 years ago
Category: Skin & Coat
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Hi, my female cat is 16 years old now. she frequently gets a couple of small bald patches on her back, she wears a flea collar and never see fleas. We went away for 2 wks, when came back she is bald all under her belly and down her back legs. she is ...
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updated 5 years ago
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updated 6 years ago
My wonderful 8 year old dog became lethargic and was wheezing. To our shock, he was in congestive heart failure. He was diagnosed with cardio myopathy. The immediate crisis has passed for now but the key is to get his fractional contractions higher (...
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updated 6 years ago
My wonderful 8 year old dog became lethargic and was wheezing. To our shock, he was in congestive heart failure. He was diagnosed with cardio myopathy. The immediate crisis has passed for now but the key is to get his fractional contractions higher (...
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updated 5 years ago
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Have a rescue dog. He barks at strangers, shakes and has snapped at visitors. He is not aggressive and is a small dog. He seems to be a terrier, min pin, chihuahua mix. Not really sure of breed.
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updated 6 years ago
Category: Skin & Coat
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I am currently working with three puppies with sarcoptic mange. They are getting weekly shots of Ivermectin and dipping with lyme sulphur. I have heard conflicting opinions about Revolution. What do you think of Revolution and is there any other trea...
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updated 4 years ago
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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...
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updated 3 years ago
Category: Kidney & Urinary
I have a 7year old male cat who was blocked and had surgery on his bladder and remove cysts than six weeks later had to be unblocked agian I had his pee tested this week and they fond some cysts. I have him on royal caninn S/O and I also had him on s...
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updated 4 years ago
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Dog she blows out dry air then sometimes sounds wet from nose much of the night at sleep time. IT'S SO BAD. Vets don't take it serious and really don't see anything or don't look much. One doctor said to complicated in the dog nose to see. It really ...
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updated 3 years ago
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updated 1 year ago
Category: Diet & Nutrition
I am looking for a diet for my golden retriever 4 years old who is medicated with phenobarbital for seizures
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updated 3 years ago
Category: Diet & Nutrition
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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updated 6 years ago
Category: Skin & Coat
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I am currently working with three puppies with sarcoptic mange. They are getting weekly shots of Ivermectin and dipping with lyme sulphur. I have heard conflicting opinions about Revolution. What do you think of Revolution and is there any other trea...
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updated 6 years ago
My wonderful 8 year old dog became lethargic and was wheezing. To our shock, he was in congestive heart failure. He was diagnosed with cardio myopathy. The immediate crisis has passed for now but the key is to get his fractional contractions higher (...
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updated 5 years ago
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updated 4 years ago
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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 year ago
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I'm a veterinary assistant that am originally from So California and worked as a vet tech and moved to Washington State. I was thinking about moving back. I heard about D.E.L.T.A. and was interested in the place. I've been working as an assistant for...
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updated 3 years ago
I am very concern. Was refer to a specialist.
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updated 1 year ago
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I dont have the knowledge or means to gain trust in this kitten it will die if no one helps us and no one i habe contacted will help
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updated 6 years ago
Category: Tumors & Cancer
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He had a tumor removed from his colon along with 4 inches of his colon,3 months ago. Biopsy came back clean and free from cancer. month later he had a tumor removed from the surface of his stomach. 2 weeks ago he became constipated. X ray revealed an...
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updated 3 years ago
Category: Immune System
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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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updated 2 years ago
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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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updated 6 years ago
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hello my beagle mollie has been sick with loose stools vomiting and lithargicness and shakiness. she won't get up. She is almost 10 months old. i have had her over a month and about 85% of that time she has been sick. we tested her for parvo and she ...
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updated 2 years ago
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He takes 2.5mg SID. Is it safe to vaccinate him
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