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Mental health during confinement during heart worm treatment

Our newest dog came to us with heart worm. While he likes to run and play with our other dogs the vet has us confine him during the many weeks of treatment. The dog does not understand and seems to

Posted in Ask The Vet, Heart and Respiration

Mini Schnauzer Gagging and Choking

My dog keeps gagging like she trying to cough something up but nothing ever does. We’ve rubbed her throat when she is gagging . It isn’t a constant occurrence. She will be fine & sleeping then she gets up and

Posted in Ask The Vet, Heart and Respiration

Heartworm meds for Lab service dog

My 8 1/2 yr. old Lab Service Dog has always used Interceptor.It’s unavailable from mfg. for 4 mos.I want a med closest to it, made in U.S.A. in pill form.1 med said’must be chewed,not swallowed.He wolfs/gulps food/rewards’ -not chewing.Help me

Posted in Ask The Vet, Heart and Respiration

Question about coughing

I have a Yorkie that neighbors found in street and gave to me. She was coughing and it got worse, took her to vet, xray showed collapsing trachea. She gave me prescription for two different syrups, hasn’t helped, saw Pawhealers

Posted in Ask The Vet, Heart and Respiration

Question about heart worm prevention

I have heard of using black walnut tincture for heartworms. Is this a viable option? What do you use for heartworm treatment?

Posted in Ask The Vet, Heart and Respiration

Dog leaks urine sometimes

My dog leaks urine sometimes what could be causing this?

Posted in Ask The Vet, Kidney and Urinary

Heartwarm testing

I give my dogs heartworm medication every month on the same day each month. My vet is always making me get a heartworm test done every year. Is is really necessary if I never miss a dose?

Posted in Ask The Vet, Heart and Respiration

Question about… my 2 yr old border collie mix

I adopted her from a rescue center as a 3-4 month old puppy. Last summer she developed an intermittent cough and would pant heavily after only 5-10 minutes of exercise. Her tongue would also turn a dusky color. Our vet

Posted in Ask The Vet, Heart and Respiration

An indoor cat

I hear conflicting info about whether an indoor cat with no contact with other animals needs the annual shots….they are rather expensive so I wanted to know if she needs these shots…thank you.

Posted in Ask The Vet, Vaccinations

Question about indoor cat vaccination

We adopted a brother and sister from the same litter of cats. They were 8 weeks old at the time and had their first initial shots. We finished up the first round of shots and then we had them receive

Posted in Ask The Vet, Vaccinations

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