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Question about submissive urinating

July 4, 2011

I have a 3 year old female Yorkie and she has always had a problem urinating when company comes and talks to or pets her. It seems to have gotten much worse lately to the point where when company comes around we have to put her in her pet taxi. Is there anything that can…

My dog refuses to eat dog food both wet and dry

June 10, 2011

I adopted a six year old mini poodle a few months ago; her previous owner had never feed her any kind of dog food. I have offered her a cornucopia of different dry and wet food brands as well as flavors, yet she rejects them all! I have put dog food in the microwave to…

Question about rawhides for dogs

May 23, 2011

Is it safe to give dogs rawhide rolls?

Question about dog food

May 22, 2011

My dog is allergic to corn, wheat, soy, what is a good dog food, that is not expensive for him, he is a American bulldog, does Purina have a brand??? I looked up a few, but they’re very expensive, help????

Question about my mini golden doodle who is 3 1/2 years old and 20 pounds

May 21, 2011

She has allergies and is scratching and then bites herself. The Vet gave her Simplicef antibiotic and it gave her loose stool and now diarrhea. She was eating Natural Balance chicken and Sweet potato and I add chicken breast that I buy at the market. My aunt who recommended you very highly suggested Caster &…

Question about canned dog food

May 20, 2011

My puppy was almost 2 before she was toilet trained and she can go 1/2 day and up to 6hrs before she pees. I switched to canned food and now she goes all the time. Is canned food good as a complete meal. I using Evangers and I never saw her eat so fast. My…

Special Dog Shows D.E.L.T.A. Rescue Workers the Meaning of Perseverance

May 17, 2011

She rarely stops moving. Full of energy, she adores everyone around her and is always up for an adventure. The only clue that her life has not always been so easy is her missing leg. Her name is Anna, and she has quickly become an inspiration to her caretakers at D.E.L.T.A. Rescue, the world’s largest…

Question about my cats feeding

March 11, 2011

Is feeding my cats dog food wrong?? When I feed my dog, my cats steal his food, is it healthy for cats as it is for dogs? I heard it has too much protein, for cats, is that true???

5 year old cat urinating on the carpet

March 10, 2011

Our 5 year old cat started urinating on the rug after our older cat (who passed away) urinated once on the rug. Our 5 year old cat (named Gitsie) has been urinating on the rugs ever since. We actually got new rugs in the area and sealed the wood underneath before the new rugs came.…

Question about IBS / Soft Stools

March 10, 2011

We have a young GWSP who seems to have frequent soft stools. She also eats more than our much larger Rottweiler, but does not gain excess weight. Is this a food issue or is there some type of enzyme that she needs?

Dog Food

March 9, 2011

My dog is almost ten yrs. old, I am having a little cash problem i was wondering how good Pedigree adult senior is. I hate to switch but income dictates it.

Peeing 1X per day / UTI

March 5, 2011

Good Morning Dr. Gaylord, I am a very big fan of your show here in Canada and hope that you can help us. My Mom has a 5 yr. spayed female Havanese who is pee pad trained, as she lives in a Condo. When she was 2 yrs. old she had a bladder full of…

Safe nutrition for dogs

March 5, 2011

Are dairy products, any fruits and all vegetables ok to feed my dogs?

Eating Raw Bones

February 4, 2011

7 year old collie/malamute mix got ahold of some deer bones. For like a day later you could tell she felt bad. What can I give her for tummy ache.

My cat won’t drink water

January 27, 2011

My cat is a rescue. She is healthy but won’t drink water. How can I get her to drink water?

I have a question about dog food

January 27, 2011

Are the holistic dog foods worth the money?

Cat broth for overweight cat

January 23, 2011

My cat wants to eat more than the recommended amount of cat food specified on the bag (Purina Pro Plan Weight Maintenance Formula). Is there a broth or something that I can make to give him (between feedings) that won’t make him fatter. He used to be 17 lbs., but I’ve gotten him down to…

Help! My cat loves plastic bags

January 23, 2011

I have 2 cats. Only one cat loves to lick, and tries to eat almost anything made of plastic, especially plastic bags, shower curtains, food wrappers, etc. Is there a chemical on the plastic that makes it so tempting? Is this a dietary problem? What can i do to stop this behavior besides entirely eliminating…

Yellow foamy bile through up

January 22, 2011

My dog will through up a yellow foamy bile in the mornings. Getting food in his stomach usually prevents the problem but he usually does not have an appetite in the AM. Have tried all the best dog foods etc. but he still struggles to eat. A friend suggested to have cat grass available for…

Question about Shih tzu Heart Rate

January 20, 2011

I have a 10 year old Shih tzu whose heart rate is running about 60. What is the normal rate? She is 11 lbs. Blood tests don’t show anything. Right now she’s fighting corneal ulcer and being treated by a specialist who says this should not affect heart rate. As of June her heart was…

Chihuahua who recently had colitis

January 20, 2011

I have two Chihuahuas about 1 1/2 years old who recently had colitis for no apparent reason. A chicken & rice diet helped. Is it healthy to leave them on such a diet indefinitely? They seem to love it.


January 19, 2011

Our 12 year old miniature schnauzer has had 3 nasal scopes and a cti and has taken multiple antibiotics and anti-iflamitories for 6 months. There is no evidence of tumors or foreign objects detected. The diagnosis is a combination of 2 bacterial infections. Are there any other treatments or medications suggested including dietary supplements or…

Dogs eating Poop and Grass

January 19, 2011

My oldest Dane (pretzel)is 10 in April He eats poop. Is he missing something in his food? We have 3 Danes and they all have their noses to the ground and they graze on grass. We do have moles from time to time. Are the Danes missing something in their food. We do kibbles and…

Question about coughing and gagging

October 27, 2010

I rescued a 12 year old female part poodle part bichon. Organization gave me blood test all in normal range and said they had trachea xrayd’ and just called it kennel cough. She coughs during the night and day, laying down or walking around, and she doesn’t throw up anything but a small amount of…

Heavy breathing of dog during relaxation

October 16, 2010

Dr Brown, my 12 year old Shep/Rotti mix has been panting and breathing heavy when laying on the couch with me or when we are in bed. He wakes up at night and gets very restless and starts open mouth breathing like he just got done running a race. The whole bed shakes-he is 100lbs.…

Coughing and gagging in 10 week old puppy

October 11, 2010

My 10 week old Cavachon puppy freq coughs/gags (I don’t know which). I have had him to the vet for his puppy check up and he told me he was fine.He doesn’t do this at any specific time. he is eating well, gaining weight, running around and doing regular puppy stuff. Should I be concerned?…

Walking my dog in the heat

August 18, 2010

I have a 9 year old chocolate lab named Molly. She loves going for walks, but sometimes it is 28-30 degrees Celsius outside, and when you add in the humidex, it feels like 37+ celsius. She makes it fine during the walk, but it sometimes takes her 2-3 hours to totally cool down. She just…

Dalmatian coughing like she has croup

May 24, 2010

I have a 7-8 year old Dalmatian that I rescued from a shelter. She was adopted by another couple prior to my adopting her and was returned to the shelter because she kept vomiting. Now, over a year later after adopting her, and about $1000.00 in vet bills, I am no closer to finding out…

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