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My dog need apoquel and my vet wont give me the presciption,

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my dog need apoquel and my vet wont give me the presciption
JA: I'll do all I can to help. What is the matter with your dog?
Customer: allergies
JA: Where does your dog seem to hurt?
Customer: itching
JA: Using the wrong medication for fleas can be dangerous. You should definitely talk to the Veterinarian. What is the dog's name and age?
Customer: Ziggy 10
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Ziggy?
Customer: no healthy other than allergies
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Customer: replied 2 months ago.
can your vets help with our animals? like prescribing medications?
Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 2 months ago.

Hi, JACustomer. Unfortunately, at this time, we are not able to write prescriptions over the internet. Licensing boards for veterinarians require an in-person examination of the pet.

If your vet won't write a prescription for apoquel, you may well need to have him examined elsewhere and the prescription written at that time.

If you would like to discuss what you can do at home as far as antihistamines, just let me know and I'll be happy to speak with you further.

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