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updated 8 months ago
Category: Behavior
I don't want to use the shock collar on him. I've called several animal trainers and they won't help. Do you know anyone in San Antonio,, tx that could help me?
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updated 8 months ago
Category: Behavior
When people come over we have to put him in a different room. We've put him in military camp but I can't use the shock collar on him. We have his brother and he is the complete opposite. My son has a sweet dog that I rescued off the side of the room....
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updated 8 months ago
Category: Behavior
About six months ago, I adopted two dogs from the pound. They get along very well. They play together all the time. They share a food bowl without incident. They share toys very well. About a month ago, my beagle was sitting on my lap. My black lab w...
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updated 8 months ago
Category: Tumors & Cancer
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 9 months ago
Category: Diet & Nutrition
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updated 9 months ago
Category: Skin & Coat
been going to the vet for a year straight spent thousands of dollars, changed food put on antibitics and steroids used ear drops still come back!! poor girl constantly shakes her head and cries is there any home remedies i could try to help my girls ...
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updated 9 months ago
Category: Skin & Coat
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 9 months ago
Category: Skin & Coat
Our vet has been working a fur problem with our neutered Australian mail for a year now. Baxter started out with a urine infection a year ago which was misdiagnosed by our former vet. He was treated and eventually diagnosed with a prostate problem (b...
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updated 9 months ago
Category: Behavior
My yorkie who's 9, started walking into hallways and doorways backwards and sometimes whines for someone to get him. Won't go down the steps but if you bring him to the door he will run outside, been Going on for a week, just diagnosed yeast infectio...
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updated 10 months ago
Category: Behavior
My cat now sprays whenever I say no to him. He is an indoor and outdoor cat although he stays in most of the time.
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updated 10 months ago
Category: Diet & Nutrition
SLiced steer pizzle or sinew and what are the consequences if not?     Thankyou...
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updated 10 months ago
Category: Behavior
We bought in a new cat which gave her fleas(meds were not on long enough before we bough in her) Now her red blood cells are high. FIV cat now her red cells are near normal with antibotics and predizone but now he said her white cells are low and giv...
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updated 10 months ago
Category: Behavior
My 6yr old Pommeraniun mix has gotten very afraid of everything, sounds, people. We recently moved across country & that's when this started. I bought her a Thundershirt, it didn't help her at all. I don't know what to do.
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updated 10 months ago
Category: Immune System
My dog is 9yrs old French Mastiff she had it back in March this year, I think she has it again same symptoms and I don't have the money to take her back to the Vet. Wondering if theres anything I can try without Antibiotics?
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updated 11 months ago
Category: Tumors & Cancer
My kitty has hyperthyroidism and I was wondering if cannabis oil would make the tumour go away and normalise t4 level. Should I give home m the oil orally or topically? I have read that the oil has to have high on thc and cbd to be effective anti tum...
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updated 11 months ago
Category: Miscellaneous
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updated 11 months ago
Category: Behavior
Is this just an allergy problem or is this something serious? Thanks Pet Vet
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updated 1 year ago
Category: Skin & Coat
He keeps getting red spots and scratches to bleedhis ears smell really bad ive taken him to vet but he charges me alot and only stays well for max a week what do I do about his ear smell
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updated 1 year ago
Category: Miscellaneous
My cat is too fat to wash her butt. So I take a damp paper towel and wash her butt off, (poop is stuck there) I do this twice a day. I noticed that tonight when I wash her butt and even touch her the tops of her hips she automatically licks her front...
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updated 1 year ago
Category: Eyes and Teeth
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updated 1 year ago
Category: Skin & Coat
it was popped then i cut skin and it was deep with clear things that moved inside
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updated 1 year ago
Category: Diet & Nutrition
They said yes, it was a fatty tumor but they never aspirated it to look at the cells and confirm. Should we ask that they do that. We are willing to pay for the lab test. We just want to make sure. If it is just a fatty tumor, will it go away if we a...
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updated 1 year ago
Category: Diet & Nutrition
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updated 1 year ago
Category: Eyes and Teeth
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 1 year ago
Category: Behavior
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updated 1 year ago
Category: Immune System
My Aussie had sterile nodual piniculitis and I bought the medicines online at Allivet. I got a shipment not too long before we had to put him to sleep. I don't want to throw away this life saving expensive medication. How/where can I donate for it to...
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updated 1 year ago
Category: Behavior
Dusty is one of 8 kittens from a stray we found (born March 4/2016) All his siblings and his Mother are very affectionate and loving but Dusty will not allow any petting other than the top of his head. He sleeps with me but I better not touch or I wi...
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updated 1 year ago
Category: Behavior
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updated 1 year ago
Category: Miscellaneous
No change in diet.vomits 3-4 times a day. Sometimes clear liquid or a bile color
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updated 1 year ago
Category: Diet & Nutrition
Our dog Rachel is exhibiting symptoms of fecal incontinence, while this has not been officially diagnosed an initial consultation with our vet and recommendations of low residue dog food has helped but is not a long-term solution especially with 2 ot...
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updated 1 year ago
Category: Limbs & Bones
Hi GB.My 4 yo beagle goes to the park and after comes up lame on her right front,I wait 2 months and go back to park & the same thing happens, the strange thing is 2 hours after coming up lame she is sound again,NO more limping.I wait 2 more mont...
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updated 1 year ago
Category: Miscellaneous
We adopted her from the local Animal Welfare Rescue site. Their vet nor our own vet could not decide if she had been spaded or not. Her stomach is loose and flexible and would "hide" any scaring. She is now passing a little blood for the last 2 days.
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updated 1 year ago
Category: Neurological
I am fostering a med. size dog that came to me with Mange and residual distemper neurological signs (head bobbing, seizures, teeth).  Is this dog a carrier or can it infect future Foster dogs i look after.  What about my yard with distemper feces...
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updated 1 year ago
Category: Kidney & Urinary
It started as a seasonal allergy (where he was prescribed a 1/4 to 1/2 of anti-histamine a day).  In April, he was fine and his blood work was good.  Then, he started having phlegm in May & nasal discharge in June.  Moreover, for the last...
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updated 1 year ago
Category: Diet & Nutrition
Our Vet recommended the NO & LOW sodium canned food, but I can't seem to find it anywhere on-line.  I appreciate your assistance greatly.
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updated 1 year ago
Category: Miscellaneous
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 1 year ago
Category: Behavior
Why does my 13 yr old schnauzer always rub her face and head on something, the older she gets the more she does it. Thank you
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updated 1 year ago
Category: Behavior
Any ideas on how to calm them down to prevent this? I do have the pheromone spray and spray the areas when they are not in them about twice a month very lightly.
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updated 1 year ago
Category: Behavior
Eats het own bowel movement
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updated 1 year ago
Category: Behavior
i wonder why she sheds alot and have a habbit or eating her own bowel movement. what can i do for her Eats her own bowel movement and sheds alot
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updated 1 year ago
Category: Eyes and Teeth
My dog Buttons has bad teeth and she is a senior and I was wondering if there are some dog treats that are good for senior dogs and healthy for their teeth?
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updated 1 year ago
Category: Miscellaneous
My question has to do with feline diabetes. My 7 year old male probably got diabetes from being overweight. At one point he was 22 pounds and now is down to 17 pounds. Getting him regulated continues to be a problem. He was diagnosed in December of 2...
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updated 1 year ago
Category: Eyes and Teeth
We rescued a tiny kitten 15 years ago who had only one eye. We don't know what happened to the other eye. Recently, we noticed her walking into walls and took her for an exam. Her eye looks foggy. The doctor said that she has gone blind. She has mana...
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updated 1 year ago
Category: Behavior
Dear Dr. Brown, I have multiple cats. One of them, Indie, has a bad habit of spray and constantly yowling. In the beginning, we thought it was UTI that cause him spraying, we took him to the vet, after 2 shots, flush and medication, he’s still doin...
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updated 1 year ago
Category: Skin & Coat
What types of skin conditions can be helped by the cold laser? I have two cats with different chronic skin issues. One gets sores on her face and paws. The other has itch issues and chews her fur off. She is on Apoquel which helps,but not 100%.
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updated 1 year ago
Category: Diet & Nutrition