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My dog has some sort of hot spot on his ankle (front) from

Hi! My dog has some sort of hot spot on his ankle (front) from stress licking when we had to leave him with my parents for a few weeks. Hes a mini Aussie (18 lbs) and I bandaged his leg so he would stop licking. The cover i put on the bandage (a wrist warmer twisted to fit) fell off while playing, so i put on a wrist brace instead (again twisted to fit) i noticed him limping just a bit after a little bit but thought it was just because it was restricting his ability to bend at the ankle. We went out for the evening and when we got home (about 12 hours after i put the brace on in the morning) i noticed him limping hard and holding the foot off the floor. I took a closer look, and saw his paw was twice the normal size! I feel absolutely terrible that i did not realize the bandag cover was too tight. I immediately took it off and we took him on a shotr walk to get blood flowing, i soaked it in warm water with epsom salt for 12 mins and lightly massaged it. Its been about an hour or two since i toom off the bandage and the foot is not noticeably swollen any more but still very pink (deeper than his normal coloring) and hes still favoring it. He also has a lump on the back of his leg close to where the cover started. Will he be om, is there anything else i can do for him, other than dark coloration, what bad things should I look out for? If he continues to limp for how long should i take him to the vet? Thank you for your time!JA: I'm sorry to hear that. This sounds like it might be serious. I'll let the Veterinarian know what's going on ASAP. Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about your dog?Customer: I dont think so

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Dr. Michael Salkin

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She is chewing & licking the fur off her belly, Bella 8, It

She is chewing & licking the fur off her bellyJA: I'm sorry to hear that. Strange behavior is often perplexing. I'm sure the Veterinarian can help you. What is the dog's name and age?Customer: Bella 8, It just started & not contagious my other dogs r fineJA: How old is Bella?Customer: 8JA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Bella?Customer: no

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N+dog has infection in both eyes. I am using terrimycin 2x

n+dog has infection in both eyes. I am using terrimycin 2x daily. dog scratches, but does not have fleas or mange.JA: I'm sorry to hear that. 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: Kyle, age 9 yrs. Does not have fleas, but is losing hair.JA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Kyle?Customer: skin is red where hair is lost

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I have a 1 year old black Lab/German Shepherd who started

Hi! I have a 1 year old black Lab/German Shepherd who started itching at her ears about 2 months ago. Haven't changed her food eJA: I'm sorry to hear that. Using the wrong medication for fleas can be dangerous. You should definitely talk to the Veterinarian. What is the dog's name?Customer: Annnnd said dog just made me send that before I was done. Her name is***** had dogs all my life, and I know that she doesn't have fleas or a yeast infection in her ears. Progressively, the itching seems to be all over now.JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Petra?Customer: No, she's otherwise very healthy, energetic, active, and silly. We've had her since she was 4 weeks old and been feeding her the same high quality food ever since.

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What can I do for yeast infection in my German Shepherds'

What can I do for yeast infection in my German Shepherds' ear it keeps coming back? I was told Tea Tree oil would help but will try anything to rid it for him and keep it from recurring!

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Chronic yeast in her ears. She is 17 years old and I can't

Chronic yeast in her ears. She is 17 years old and I can't seem to get it under control. The vet keeps giving me miconazole ear drops, only slight improvement. I may have to take her somewhere else for a second opinion. Thoughts???JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Thoughts???Customer: No, she has cataracts and arthritis. Had a urinary tract infection about 3 months ago. No other issues.

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Atopic demititis, dermititisis, skin, constant scratching,

Atopic demititisJA: I'll do all I can to help. What is wrong with the dog?Customer: dermititisisJA: Where does the dog seem to hurt?Customer: skin, constant scratching, no fleas, shaving herself German ShepherdJA: OK. 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: Shilo age 7JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Shilo?Customer: No that is her only problem, it was diagnosed

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My dog is having skin problems that aren't going away and

My dog is having skin problems that aren't going away and now it seems to be getting worse.

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She has a skin infection like this dog, but it seemed to

She has a skin infection like this dog, but it seemed to spread. We have tried antiseptic for dogs, tea tree oil, anti fungal, and coconut oil. The coconut oil seems to work the best. But as I said it seems to be climbing up her sides leaving her belly area.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 and age?Customer: Her name is***** is 2 years old. She's a miniature pinscherJA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Rue?Customer: No.

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