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No appetite, gums, enlarge spleen, low red blood cell count,

No appetite, white gums, enlarge spleen, low red blood cell count, high white blood cells. All tests came back negative. On antibiotics and does not look to be helping.JA: I'm sorry to hear that. What sort of animal are we talking about?Customer: 4 year old miniature dachshund femaleJA: OK. What is the dachshund's name?Customer: LucyJA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Lucy?Customer: Red blood cell count last time check was 17 and white blood cell count higher than normal and told she should be dead

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I have a 6 week old Rottweiler puppy. She is the only puppy

I have a 6 week old Rottweiler puppy. She is the only puppy out of the litter that made it. I have been bottle feeding and taking care her since birth. This past week she has been very tired and not really eating. Her mouth is very white. I took her to my town vet and had a check up and was told she had worms. I treated her for worms although she was still feeling sick so I took her back for blood work. The vet said that he has never seen these kind of results before and has no idea of what is wrong. Her HCT is at a 6.9% her RBC is 2.07M/ul her MCV is at 33.6fl which is all extremely low and her RDW is high at 25.3%. Do you know what would cause this and what can I do to help her?

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My dog has urine with blood at the end of the urination

My dog has brown urine with blood at the end of the urination period. High bilirubin, low platelet count. My vet doesn't know what is causing it.JA: I'm sorry to hear that. What is the dog's name and age?Customer: Kernel, boxer, age 8JA: Is there anything else important you think the veterinarian should know about Kernel?Customer: He was also diagnosed with ARVC two days ago and is now on sotalol. He's been lethargic but just ate this morning and seems a bit better. 10 days ago, he ate a costco sized box of greenies, a bottle of glucosamine, and another bag of treats (he went on a total rampage when I was gone for a week).

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My dog is panting lying on the floor. Has vomited once and

My dog is panting lying on the floor. Has vomited once and urinated and had several normal looking BM

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She sometimes stumbles and falls and is not eating very

she sometimes stumbles and falls and is not eating very much. Mostly seems to not have very much energy and loss of balace and just dosn't seem to feel wellJA: I'm sorry to hear that. Have you looked to see if there is a wound on their foot?Customer: There is no visible wounds and rubbed her all over and dosn't seem to be hurt any whereJA: What is the dog's name and age?Customer: Katie and shes 3 1/2JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Katie?Customer: Ive only had her for about three weeks so i'm not aware of any medical problems in the past

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My 11 year old Bichon is very tired, s bStools areloose, s

My 11 year old Bichon is very tired, his bStools areloose, his urination is orangey yellow and he is very tired and unstable in his walking plus his gums are white. He struggles to poop and lays down in the grass afterward like he's exhausted. He is still eating and drinking regularly. I took him to the vet two weeks ago and he was diagnosed with anemia. She believes he may have a cancerous mass somewhere but X-rays were inconclusive. I don't want my dog to suffer needlessly. How can I tell if he's in pain?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: All he does is lay down. He will have a short burst of energy every now and then which gives me hope but then he becomes tired and rests again. He has been laying with his neck outstretched or hanging off the couch or bed.JA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Veterinarian about your situation and then connect you two.

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Our vet is stumped with what is wrong with my dog. Mini

Our vet is stumped with what is wrong with my dog. Mini dach. He woke up Tuesday with a large black bruise on the right side of his chest, by the afternoon he was favoring that paw. Tuesday night he wouldn't put any weight on that leg. By Wednesday morning he had blisters down between his pads on that foot. He has been running a slight fever off and on. First labs came back all normal except glucose low and red blood count high. Between Wednesday and now he has become increasingly lethargic. Won't get up to eat so we fed him on his bed. He did eat normally. Last night he was sleeping on the sofa and began to shiver then he woke up and began to pant. He was very fidgety. We put him on the floor and he took off running in circles then ran to our kitchen then back to the den where he peed on the carpet. We acted very confused. We have pads in the kitchen that he has used for a long time. He then retuned to the sofa and fell asleep. No shivering or panting. Today he has slept all day. Won't get up. Please let me know if you have any ideas. We have checked the entire house for something he may have gotten into but we find nothing.

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5 year old English mastiff with recurring anemia, thought to

5 year old English mastiff with recurring anemia, thought to be autoimmune hemolytic, now has developed a mass mid spine and period vital edema.

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My dog has a hct of 12, after being treated weeks with

My dog has a hct of 12, after being treated for several weeks with prednisone, is there anything to do but put her down

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