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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 3 months 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 5 years ago
Category: Diet & Nutrition
9 1/2 yr old Lab (service dog) is eating his own pooh.was told 1/2 t. Adolph’s meat tenderizer on kibble with bit of water would make his pooh smell repugnant to him and he would stop. Worked for a couple days -now he’s back at it. Don’t want t...
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updated 5 years ago
Category: Tumors & Cancer
My cat has a lung tumor - should I put her to sleep?
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updated 4 years ago
Has lymph node and spots on lungs getting worse. On antibiotics for 2 months. Now on diflucan for valley fever, even though 2 tests have been negative. He eats well, but is tired and lethargic and wheezes. No fever now. The suggested a lung wash. Is ...
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updated 4 years ago
Category: Kidney & Urinary
My dog has been urinating every 2 minutes or so and most of the time it is just dribbling,does this mean he has a urine infection?
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updated 3 months ago
Category: Miscellaneous
My 12-lb. 10-yr-old chihuaua (Marlet) coughs. She's done it for years, but seems to be increasing. She seems otherwise healthy and active, has a good appetite and appropriate waste elimination. Her teeth aren't in great shape. She often coughs upon w...
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updated 4 years ago
Category: Miscellaneous
I have a male and female dog, when she was in season I kept them seperated -- but on one occassion my 4 yr old left the gate open and they were roaming the house together for approximately an hour before we noticed . Prior to this although she was de...
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updated 4 months ago
Category: Diet & Nutrition
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updated 4 years ago
Category: Miscellaneous
I have a cat that is about 15 years of age. She is a calico, and her name is MaMa Kitty. My dad said that for my birthday he will get me 2 kittens. I just want 2 know if they will get along with each other. Thanks for listening!
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updated 9 months ago
Category: Vaccinations
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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updated 4 years ago
Category: Kidney & Urinary
my 4yr. old terrier thinks the whole world, including my house & car is his urinal. What kind of training do i need to be doing to put a stop to his leaving his mark on my furniture & in the car?
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updated 2 years ago
Category: Diet & Nutrition
What brands are the best if there are any that fit this question?
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updated 9 months ago
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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updated 2 years ago
Category: Immune System
I have 3 other cats. This was a stray that I have had for one month and just found out it has the virus. I can't isolate him because my home is too small and all the cats are indoor cats. I need help.
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updated 2 years ago
I've brought him round a good bit and hit breathing is back to normal... I've checked his heart rate and it's sitting at 78 beats per minute.. is this something to worry about or is it ok?? Many thanks
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updated 2 years ago
Category: Diet & Nutrition
Rowdy is approximately 14 years old; has been with me 13. About 2 years ago, he began losing weight. He's short-haired, probably Labrador mix. He was weighing 60-65 lbs. but is probably closer to 55 now. He's been wormed annually in June. He gets imm...
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updated 1 year ago
Category: Tumors & Cancer
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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updated 5 years ago
i BELIEVE MY APPROX. 14 YR. OLD MALE TABBY HAD A STROKE YESTERDAY. HE IS ALERT KNOWS WHEN YOU CALL HIM, JUST VERY SHAKY WALKING WITH SOME BALANCE PROBLEMS. WITHOUT TAKING HIM TO THE VET, WHICH i HAVE FOUND TO BE EXTREMELY USELESS IN MOST CASES AND SO...
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updated 4 years ago
Category: Miscellaneous
i have a 4 yr old gs bitch who is is fairly hyperactive especially when it comes to her walk times . she drags me most of the time and constantly pulls the rest of the time . i have tried all kind s of leads and collars, and nothing seems to help,yet...
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updated 2 years ago
Category: Eyes and Teeth
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updated 2 years ago
Category: Diet & Nutrition
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updated 1 year ago
Category: Behavior
Do you rescue turtles?
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updated 4 years ago
Category: Miscellaneous
The babies were 12 weeks old when I found a new home for the mother. They have all seen a vet and he says they are very healthy. The mother has been away from the babies for 6 days but her nipples are still swollen and she seems full of milk. Should ...
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updated 5 years ago
Category: Diet & Nutrition
Our Baxter needs to lose 10 lbs per the Vet. My husband and I disagree strongly on how much to feed him. Can you advise us, please. He is currently getting 3/4 cup of diet food with green beans and 1/4 cup pumpkin at each meal but is obviously hungry...
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updated 4 years ago
Category: Kidney & Urinary
It was so bad I had to take up the carpet and replace it with a laminate flooring. She always went in the corners, so she picked her spots. Now that she no longer has her carpet corners she goes on my throw rugs. I have 2 cats and 2 litter boxes whic...
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updated 10 months ago
Category: Skin & Coat
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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updated 1 month ago
Category: Skin & Coat
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updated 2 years ago
Category: Vaccinations
My American bulldog 8 yrs old had passed as he was boarded at my vets ! I always boarded him their yearly so I could visit family n he would get all his shots then ! Each time he came out when I pkd him up his head hung down like he was outta it , ti...
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updated 1 month ago
Category: Eyes and Teeth
In all your rescued cats have you ever come across an Inflammed Eye Socket? I have been told by many vets that my Cat's illness is a mystery and they don't know much about Inflamed eye sockets. My Cat is Spayed 16ys (in Dec). All teeth pulled in July...
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updated 3 months ago
Category: Miscellaneous
My dog refuses dog and 98 % people food but weighs 16# she whins when she wants to eat then it’s on my nerves go off the chart Need to see if she has intestinal issues
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updated 1 week ago
Category: Miscellaneous
Eats & drinks normally. Regular vet says nothing to be concerned about, not unusual for cat's age.
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updated 13 hours ago
Category: Miscellaneous
I just recently became this place I am homeless and I cannot take my Pat who I have raised from a cat and she was on her deathbed with a dropper is 8 years old now and I just need someone to take her for a few months until I get my place or I can hav...
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updated 13 hours 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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