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Dr. Gary, Dog Veterinarian
Category: Dog
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Experience:  DVM, Emergency Veterinarian; BS (Physiology) Michigan State Univ
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Can't get appointment until next is there anything we can

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Can't get appointment until next is there anything we can give her over counter or should we try an ER hospital????
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 2 months ago.

Hello, JACustomer. I have been a Veterinary Nurse for over 15 years and would be happy to help you today. I'm reviewing your question right now.

Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 2 months ago.

I understand you were hoping to speak with Dr. B. It appears that they are not on right now, so I have stepped in to assist you.

If Yazzie cannot be examined for potential kennel cough until next week, it would be ideal to go to the local ER to have her examined and treatment started. Another option may be to contact a different veterinary hospital in your area to see if they have a spot available so that she can be examined. Antibiotics are needed, which require a prescription, so she must be examined in order to get treatment started.

I’ll be standing by if you have other questions. Let me know if I can help further.

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