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Category: Miscellaneous
Our neighbor abandoned their cat when they moved. We took it to the vet to be neutered and found out he is FIV+. We already have 2 cats and 2 dogs and are moving to a place that only allows 2 pets
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Category: Diet & Nutrition
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Category: Behavior
my husband died & daughter moved in with 3 cats...about 4 months ago...I have 2 cat's..both about 10 yrs. old..we have introduced them very slowly. Until about 2 weeks ago he was friendly with the female, they even played so we can't figure out w...
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updated 1 month ago
Category: Neurological
Do you think that CBD oil can help a kitten with FIP ( non wet) type? If so, how many MLG of what strength.
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updated 1 month ago
Category: Kidney & Urinary
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updated 1 month ago
Category: Behavior
Our 18 month old lab attacked our maltese last night, severely wounding him. He is in ICU and may lose both eyes and has a punctured main artery. He almost bled to death. Our lab has bitten all of us, including two children not in our family. Zeus I ...
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updated 1 month ago
Category: Behavior
My 10 year old cat hates for her back to be touched. Lately she has started to bite and lick the area. She has flakes of shin in her hair near her tail. Could it just be dry skin or an allergy?
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updated 1 month ago
Category: Eyes and Teeth
Trying CO Q-10, cannabis, and vitaminn C to save his eye
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updated 1 month 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 2 months ago
Category: Behavior
About a year ago our dog developed panic about noises. It started with panic about garbage grucks and has only gotten worse, to the point that he won’t go for his walks. Now we have to drive him to nearby dog parks and even then he is panicky about...
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updated 2 months ago
Category: Limbs & Bones
I am not sure of her age but she is still small. Her pelvis looks malformed. She seems unable to use one back leg at all and the other leg is at least strong enough for her to stand on when standing still. She appears healthy (and happy) otherwise. I...
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My 16 yr old chi rat terrier mix has a heart murmur n is taking Furosemide 12.5 meds 3x day for excess water n Pimobenden 5mg .25 every 12 hrs. Still has a cough. Should I ask for a different heart med or water pill? Jake is doing fine otherwise. Tha...
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updated 2 months ago
Category: Diet & Nutrition
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updated 3 months ago
Category: Diet & Nutrition
I have had sample of her feces tested and she needed worming. She eats Sportmix wholesome chicken and rice daily. She has to have veterinarian prescription drugs that stop the diarhea for several weeks and then it comes back. Would a grain free food ...
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updated 3 months ago
Category: Miscellaneous
Will a cat have to have surgery if it cannot get rid of a hairball
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updated 3 months ago
Category: Immune System
Two vets confirmed pemphigus complex in my large otherwise very very active 12 year old female royal std poodle of 65 Pounds. She takes long walks and eats great! Also has fresh rotisserie sams chicken, broccoli, and cauliflower in her diet. Plus nut...
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updated 3 months ago
Category: Kidney & Urinary
I have a 7year old male cat who was blocked and had surgery on his bladder and remove cysts than six weeks later had to be unblocked agian I had his pee tested this week and they fond some cysts. I have him on royal caninn S/O and I also had him on s...
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updated 3 months ago
Category: Tumors & Cancer
I am afraid to give nexquard or frontline. I dont want anything to interfere with the prednisone he is on. Right now the lymph nodes have all shrunk and I think putting a topical of frontline on could cause problems. Would I be better off using the s...
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updated 4 months ago
Category: Diet & Nutrition
What brands are the best if there are any that fit this question?
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updated 4 months ago
Category: Tumors & Cancer
My dog was recently diagnosed with Stage 4 oral melanoma. She is currently taking tramadol to control pain, and frankincense is being used to help fight the cancer, but I have seen literature contraindicating the use of both concurrently in humans. D...
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updated 4 months ago
Category: Neurological
Hello, as I indicated my nearly 14 years old Chow Chow had a seizure for the first time ever on Monday,9/18/2017. My 30 years old son took her to "MedVet Emergency Center". She had another seizure in route to Vet and a third one at Vet. I was out of ...
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updated 4 months ago
Category: Skin & Coat
A mole very small appeared on my cats side it isn't getting bigger. Are moles normal or should I take him in to have it examined? He's a medium hair tuxedo cat.
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updated 4 months ago
Category: Miscellaneous
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updated 4 months ago
Category: Skin & Coat
My dogs hair has been thinning and he has a yellowish crust like skin, his hair has gotten brittle feeling, and he's starting to thin out on his back? I've had him tested for cushings disease cancer, thyroid issues? Everything came back normal.He is ...
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updated 4 months ago
Category: Limbs & Bones
My 8 month old puppy who is an American Bulldog was diagnosed with double hip dysplasia and instead of surgery I am considering stem cell therapy. I have been researching this topic but not very clear on some of it. Is STEM therapy a good option?
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updated 5 months 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 7 months ago
Category: Behavior
I have a friend that recently moved into a brand new home. Her cat has started to use her white banister as a scratching post. She has put out a few scratching posts, but he is not interested in them. She also cuts his nails. She is considering decla...
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updated 6 months 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 6 months ago
Category: Vaccinations
I've heard they don't need them once a year ? It's way too much ???
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updated 6 months ago
Category: Eyes and Teeth
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updated 5 months ago
Category: Behavior
I have taken her to the vet and they checked her out and said she was healthy I even got the aromatherapy that makes them more comfortable I have to move and its to a place with carpet should I keep her in the garage and leave the door slightly open ...
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updated 6 months ago
Category: Miscellaneous
Hello, my name is Dr Suzanne Gibson, and I recently hired as staff vet at Old Friends Senior Dog Rescue in TN. I was wondering if you could give me some advice on which software program you use to keep track of everyone? We have around 100 dogs in ho...
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updated 7 months ago
Category: Neurological
I was hoping you could help me with more details ore a direction to go. I am currently on disability and my akita husky suddenly stopped walking. I spent thousands of dollars with a wrong diagnosis of two torn ACL's. We only have xrays that doesnt sh...
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updated 8 months ago
Category: Tumors & Cancer
Doctor, My l3 year old Shepherd-Vizsla mix, 75 lbs, had a calcium reading of 13, scale of 11 high normal, in 2014. Today, she has a calcium reading of 16. What could be the cause of this, and what can be done about it? Thank you.
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We came home on Friday at 5:00 PM to discover our 8 month old kitten in full respiratory distress. We believe his crisis started with him losing control of his bowels in the hallway, then crawling, unable to catch his breath and panting to the downst...
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Category: Skin & Coat
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updated 8 months ago
Category: Miscellaneous
My dog was diagnosed with a huge list of allergies, ive tried a couple things to try to keep it under control. Every year it seems to get Worst and worst. I need help BAD!
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updated 8 months ago
Category: Tumors & Cancer
Our puppy is 13 years and 4 months old. Doctor says "due to location of cyst at vagina-area, risk with surgery because of age plus location. We use dog diapers to absorb bleeding from ruptured cyst and change approximately 3 times a day for walking b...
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updated 8 months ago
Category: Limbs & Bones
I have an 8 year old British bulldog who about a year ago jumped off my bed and hurt her front shoulder. She's been to the vet many times and had anti inflammitories and will be ok for a few weeks then start limping again. They we're going to xray as...
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updated 8 months ago
Category: Immune System
I have a cat that is 11 months old and has been told he had fip dry form, could hemp oil help him? If so do you have any that you could recommend ?
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updated 9 months ago
Category: Kidney & Urinary
My cat is 15 and has kidney disease. I have him on a perscription diet, sub fluids, BP meds and azodyl. The initial bloodwork he had BUN level at 92 and CREA at 5.5 which is apparently quite high. After doing the treatments for a few months the level...
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updated 9 months ago
Category: Miscellaneous
I have a husky that was abandoned and mistreated that was found at a foreclosed home. He was malnourished and injured, but doing better now. I have him registered and fixed in hopes of finding a permanent home for him but to no avail. If you can help...
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updated 9 months ago
Category: Behavior
He does it regularly. If i do t pick up right away he will eat it.
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updated 9 months ago
Category: Miscellaneous
Do you ever adopt these pets out that you save. Is there a way to adopt one?
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updated 9 months ago
Category: Miscellaneous
Are the animals at D.E.L.T.A. Rescue all neutered so they don't procreate?
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updated 10 months ago
Category: Skin & Coat
My son's Boston Terrier was fine during the winter, but the moment the grass started growing (might be Bermuda grass) the dog is red on his paws, muzzle and belly. What do you recommend for this? I know replanting the yard would be great, but not sur...
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