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I gave my 14# dog 20 mg of prednisone in the past 30

I gave my 14# ***** 20 mg of prednisone in the past 30 minutes. Should I get her to a vet....no symptoms.JA: I'll do all I can to help. What seems to be the problem with the dog?Customer: The medication was in a meatball designed for my retriever whose is being weaned from prednisone. She jumped up and snatched the meatball from my hand and gulped it down. One time event.JA: Where does whose seem to hurt?Customer: The retriever is taking it for allergies.JA: Can you see anything that looks wrong or different?Customer: No she is fine.JA: Is whose eating normally?Customer: YesJA: OK. No appetite problems. Is whose having trouble peeing or pooing?Customer: I am questioning a one time dosage issue. If all seems ok am I to assume all is ok?JA: How is whose behaving differently?Customer: No, she is acting normally.JA: OK. No obvious behavior changes. How old is whose?Customer: 4 yr terrier/poodle spayed dog.JA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about whose?Customer: No

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Dr. Altman

Veterinarian

Doctoral Degree

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My dog has had runny stools with bright blood. (A little

My dog has had runny stools with bright blood. (A little petite bassett mix) He's seven and is always so healthy. I'd say it's been 24-36 hours and just the last few hours he's acted fairly bummed out. He's been eating grass, but I also found little chunks of a rubber ball in his stool that I caught him chewing. Of course it's now Friday evening--but I can check if a vet is open on Saturday. Any ideas?JA: 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?Customer: MartyJA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Marty?Customer: Not really--he's never sick. Very healthy 24 pounds.

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Dr. Peter

Doctors Degree

44,218 satisfied customers
My dog is shaking and she is having a hard time getting up

My dog is shaking and she is having a hard time getting up and standingJA: I'm sorry to hear that. Could be a lot of things that cause lethargy. The Veterinarian will know how to help your dog. What is the dog's name and age?Customer: Skiae 7 years oldJA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Skiae?Customer: she hasn't eaten and doesn't want water either. She limped outside and layed right down

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Dr. Michael Salkin

Veterinarian

DVM

42,176 satisfied customers
My 9 month pit /boxer is grinding her teeth in her sleep!

My 9 month pit bull/boxer is grinding her teeth in her sleep! I'm wondering if it could be a sign of aggressive behavior?JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Could be a lot of things that cause lethargy. The Veterinarian will know how to help the bull. What is the bull's name?Customer: ChloeJA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Chloe?Customer: She is healthy and spayed! But she does get a bit aggressive when she is introduce to new things like the harness

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Dr. Michael Salkin

Veterinarian

DVM

42,176 satisfied customers
He keeps licking the top of his mouth and he is chewing his

he keeps licking the top of his mouth and he is chewing his back thighJA: 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: Shadow and he is 6 years oldJA: What is the dog's name?Customer: ShadowJA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Shadow?Customer: he currently has bladder stones and has been put on a urinary diet.

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Dr. Jo

Veterinarian

BA

4,896 satisfied customers
My 4.5 year old Maltipoo 16 lbs ate some acorns as I found

Hi , my 4.5 year old Maltipoo 16 lbs ate some acorns as I found some shells by her bed. Her behavior went from normal to not eating, urinating or defecating. She is also unsteady on her feet. I have read that gallotanins are toxic to dogs. I don't know if this will pass or she needs to see a vet. She has had symptoms for about 24 hoursJA: I'm sorry to hear that. Did you see what the dog ate?Customer: I found the shells by her bed and the neighbors oak tree drops acorns in our yard.JA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about the dog?Customer: she is healthy and up to date with her shots.

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Dr. Michael Salkin

Veterinarian

DVM

42,176 satisfied customers
My dog is constantly licking her lips all, of a sudden, She

Hi there my dog is constantly licking her lips allJA: I'll do all I can to help. What seems to be the problem with your dog?Customer: of a suddenJA: Where does your dog seem to hurt?Customer: She is licking her mouth like her nose and faceJA: OK. What is the dog's name and age?Customer: Hula and she is 12JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Hula?Customer: She had an infection on her paw recently and is on anti biotics

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Dr. Kara

Doctoral Degree

26,554 satisfied customers
My Beagle has a skin tag on her leg that a vet previously

Hello, my Beagle has a skin tag on her leg that a vet previously wasn't concerned about. However a few days ago my beagle has started chewing on the skin tag and trying to bite it off and it is lightly bleeding from time to time. Because she's bitten some of it off it I can't tell if it has changed in appearance from before. My dog doesn't seem to be in pain at all. Can a skin tag become cancerous? I felt around it and it doesn't seem to extend bellow the skin, but it is protruding dramatically. Here are 2 images of what it looks like.http://imgur.com//ygxBoGghttp://imgur.com/xoqtDEO

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Scott Perry

Veterinarian

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

664 satisfied customers
My dog seems to have almost riped off his toenail while

My dog seems to have almost riped off his toenail while playing with his brother, also a dog,JA: 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: I'm trying to find something I can give him for pain since I can't afford to take him to the vet for it right now. As horrible ad that may sound. My dog's name is ***** ***** he is 14mths oldJA: How old is Iggy?Customer: 14 mthsJA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Iggy?Customer: He's a 64 lb doberman that is vey active.

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Dr. Peter

Doctors Degree

44,218 satisfied customers
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