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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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Category: Diet & Nutrition
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Category: Behavior
I have three dogs that were left with me and I can no longer care for and owner won't take them back. What can I do?
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updated 1 month ago
Category: Miscellaneous
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 1 month ago
Category: Behavior
My husband says he too aggressive and we need to get rid of him
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updated 1 month ago
Category: Miscellaneous
17-month-old pit bull's left ear consistently irritated, inflamed, reddish-brown "dirt". No fleas or ticks. She's the only one of 7 dogs who has the problem and only in one ear. I clean it regularly and have used Mometavet as prescribed in the past. ...
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updated 2 months 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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Category: Immune System
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 3 months ago
Category: Eyes and Teeth
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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Category: Miscellaneous
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updated 3 months ago
Category: Vaccinations
He takes 2.5mg SID. Is it safe to vaccinate him
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updated 3 months ago
Category: Behavior
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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updated 4 months ago
Category: Immune System
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 5 months ago
Category: Miscellaneous
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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updated 5 months ago
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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updated 5 months ago
Category: Kidney & Urinary
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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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 5 months ago
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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updated 5 months ago
Category: Limbs & Bones
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 drin...
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updated 6 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 6 months ago
Category: Miscellaneous
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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updated 6 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 7 months ago
Category: Diet & Nutrition
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updated 7 months ago
Category: Immune System
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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updated 8 months ago
Category: Miscellaneous
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updated 8 months ago
Category: Immune System
Possible kitty herpes. My Maine Coon has ongoing sinus infection with snoring, nasal discharge, lethargy.
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updated 8 months ago
Category: Tumors & Cancer
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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updated 8 months ago
Category: Behavior
Do you rescue turtles?
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updated 8 months 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 9 months ago
Category: Vaccinations
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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updated 11 months ago
Category: Tumors & Cancer
Advanced Tcc cancer - any alternative therapy that would be useful. Thank you
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updated 11 months ago
Category: Tumors & Cancer
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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updated 1 year ago
Category: Miscellaneous
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 1 year ago
Category: Behavior
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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updated 1 year ago
Category: Vaccinations
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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updated 1 year ago
Category: Miscellaneous
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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updated 1 year ago
Category: Miscellaneous
Do you take surrendered animals?
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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 1 year ago
Category: Behavior
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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updated 1 year ago
I am very concern. Was refer to a specialist.
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updated 1 year ago
Category: Immune System
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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