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Took her to vet today - she vomited one time and did not

Took her to vet today - she vomited one time and did not seem herself - vet did blood work and gave her anti nausia shot - she now is drooling a lot and is very thirsty. And keeps sit them walkingJA: I'm sorry to hear that. What sort of animal are we talking about?Customer: AkitaJA: Maybe I'm confused. I thought you had a problem with a pet. Is that correct?Customer: Yes - a female AkitaJA: This sounds like it might be serious. I'll let the Veterinarian know what's going on ASAP. Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Akita?Customer: No

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Pet Doc

Senior Small Animal Veterinarian

BVSc

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I have a liquid Tramadol prescription from vet yesterday,

I have a liquid Tramadol prescription from vet yesterday, 2ml dose every 12hrs. My Akita is 78lbs. Will she taste/reject the liquid medication if I mix it in her stinky canned food?JA: I'm sorry to hear that. What is the dog's name?Customer: Karma, female 10.5 months old. Having problems with left hip. :(JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Karma?Customer: No, she is very healthy, spayed as well. Vet gave me an anti-inflammatory liquid medication also, once per day 2ml dose of Rheumocam. I'm hoping I can sneak the liquid into her canned food

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Dr. B.

Veterinary Degree (BVMS)

34,180 satisfied customers
I have a 12 yr old Akita who has just been diagnosed with a

I have a 12 yr old Akita who has just been diagnosed with a hyperthyroid condition which my vet says is untreatable. He has lost 10 kilos in weight and lost a lot of muscle in his hind quarters. He is constantly hungry so I am feeding him up to try and maintain his weight which is now only 33 kilos. He has also developed restless legs!!!! He is taking cardisure for a heart condition and I am giving him fish collagen. Can you suggest anything else to help the old fella along.JA: I'm sorry to hear that. What is the dog's name?Customer: TanseiJA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Tansei?Customer: When he walks he can be a bit doddery and seem to trip over his own feetJA: Have you looked to see if there is a wound on their foot?Customer: Yes - nothing to suggest an injury

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Dr. Altman

Veterinarian

Doctoral Degree

19,060 satisfied customers
Gals. So my 8 week old lab/akita puppy. Got stuck in between

Hello guys and gals. So my 8 week old lab/akita puppy. Got stuck in between were the opening for the playpen is. He sleeps in a heated shop in his play pen with his bed and crate. So I put him in there at 12pm on friday night i went to go get him out at 7 am the following morning. I found him pinched in between where the play pen opens. He was squeezed hard in there right in front of his hind legs. I helped him get out and found that he could not use his back legs. I immediately called my local vet and took him in. She found that he has feeling in both rear legs still and can poop and pee still. And he does not mind being touched any were so i dont think he broke anything? So she gave me some inflammatory and pain relievers. It is now sunday and he can sort of stand on his rear legs now but they give out and he then falls or drags him self around. I do not know what is wrong or what i should do. any help please. I am worried.JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Could be a lot of things that cause lethargy. The Veterinarian will know how to help my. Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about my?Customer: no

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Jennifer Welsh

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

600 satisfied customers
My do is an Akita/Chow mix. His stomach is making loud,

My do is an Akita/Chow mix. His stomach is making loud, continous gurgling noises. He will not eat though. He is acting normal otherwise, tail wagging and coming up to meJA: I'm sorry to hear that. What is the dog's name and age?Customer: His name is ***** ***** around 2. I got him from the shelter a few weeks ago. He had a healthy vet exam, no worms or anything about a week and a half ago.JA: There are all sorts of infestations Zeus can pick up. I'll have you talk to the Veterinarian who'll sort out what is wrong and help you decide what to do about it. Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Zeus?Customer: Not that I can think of, thank you!

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Dr. Bruce

Veterinarian

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

20,778 satisfied customers
I have cephalexin antibiotics my Akita seems to have a

I have cephalexin antibiotics my Akita seems to have a bladder infection he's 17 yrs old weighs approx. 100 pounds can I give him 1 500mg capsule that I myself was taking?JA: I'm sorry to hear that. There are all sorts of infestations the dog can pick up. I'll have you talk to the Veterinarian who'll sort out what is wrong and help you decide what to do about it. What is the dog's name?Customer: RockJA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Rock?Customer: No that's it

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Rebecca

Veterinarian

Doctoral Degree

23,746 satisfied customers
My name ia angie i have a 2 year old boxer/lab mix. Hes

My name ia angie i have a 2 year old boxer/lab mix. Hes never had problems just rarely an upset stomach. Today suddenly he started acting like he was going to vomit.he did but mosly spit with 3 pieces of dog food. And he was ok for a second. He is drooling so much with foam on the sides of his lips. Then again he couldn't stop gagging and we took him outside and he started eating grass. Assistant: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue? Customer: Details? Like what?

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Dr. Meghan Denney

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine

1,904 satisfied customers
I have an 8 year old mix rot and Akita. Up to date on shots.

I have an 8 year old mix rot and Akita. Up to date on shots. Inside dog and notice this morning that it looks like blood coming from his rectum. He has normal stool and is eating normal.JA: I'm sorry to hear that. What is the dog's name?Customer: RockJA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Rock?Customer: Weight is 120lbs

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Dr. Peter

Doctors Degree

44,646 satisfied customers
T, Sorry, lost the message. Iwill start again. I have a

tJA: I'll do all I can to help. What is the matter with the dog?Customer: Sorry, lost the message. Iwill start again. I have a beautiful white, gentle giant Akita who has pemphigus foliaceus. He has been on 60 mg of prednisone but I cannot taper the dose down because the lesions on his nose clear up and come back in 3 days. The vet does not want to up the dose because of side effects. Now what?JA: What is the dog's name?Customer: MiloJA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Milo?Customer: He is, or has been healthy otherwise. He is 3 yrs old.

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Dr. B.

Veterinary Degree (BVMS)

34,180 satisfied customers
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