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Dr. SALKIN ONLY Birth of 2 pups went great. Thank you. I am

Hi: Dr. SALKIN ONLYBirth of 2 pups went great. Thank you.I am looking into buying a cleaning solution for giardia.I found 2 products:Top Performance 256 disinfecting soluton (like this because 1 gallon goes a long way.)OrChlorhexidene Gluconate.The important thing is safety. I have pregnant and lactation puppies etcWhich one do you think is better. Thanks

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Dr. Michael Salkin

Veterinarian

DVM

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My 4 year old chihuahua just had her first puppy. She

My 4 year old chihuahua just had her first puppy. She ignored it so I am teaching her to be a mommy. I lay her down so the puppy can feed. She crystal all the time and won't eat. If I put the puppy in a small box with heating pad she wants him. I take him out and she walks away unless I make her feed. I have been up for 48 hours worried to death about the puppy. She watched me stimulate his button and penis so he could release she is now doing it. He had normal little stools first day now has a yellowish diarrhea. She won't eat anythingJA: I'm sorry to hear that. Could be a lot of things that cause lethargy. The Veterinarian will know how to help the dog. Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about the dog?Customer: She has lots of energy but won't eat. She seems confused by the pupoy. One minute she wants him next she doesn't. I was thinking of getting an eye dropper and feeding him myself. She runs around the house with a high pitched scream. I put her in a small various kennel with him at night bUT she tryst to claw her way out. I now have them in a box in my bed but she jumps out and lays on me. I can't sleep all night because I have to make sure she feeds..ugh

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Dr. Gabby

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I bread my three-year-old husky for the first time last

I bread my three-year-old husky for the first time last Sunday .I noticed blood in her urine two days ago what should I do

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Dr. Kara

Doctoral Degree

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My 11lb male pekingese just swallowed either my birth

My 11lb male pekingese just swallowed either my birth control or thyroid pill. Lutera Tablets 28S....or Nature Throid 1 Grain (65mg). What do I need to do?JA: I'm sorry to hear that. The veterinarian will know if the dog will be able to digest that. What is the dog's name and age?Customer: Tucker, 11 yrs oldJA: Is there anything else the veterinarian should be aware of about Tucker?Customer: Being treated for some issues with liver enzymes

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Dr. B.

Veterinary Degree (BVMS)

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My 1 1/2 year old lab ate a rock about an inch big? Hank,

My 1 1/2 year old lab ate a rock about an inch big?JA: I'm sorry to hear that. The veterinarian will know if the dog will be able to digest that. What is the dog's name?Customer: HankJA: Is there anything else the veterinarian should be aware of about Hank?Customer: not that I can think of

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Dr. Altman

Veterinarian

Doctoral Degree

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I have a 8yr old Boston Terrier who has been completely deaf

I have a 8yr old Boston Terrier who has been completely deaf since birth. So, he sleeps like a rock and is still highly active. He was playing with his ball in the back yard and slowly started to wind down, stopped playing and walked to the house. About an hour later he started standing slightly arched and seemed to be moving slow. We went to bed and he didn't want to jump into the bed. I put him in the bed and he slept for his normal seven hours. When we got up he didn't want to jump down so I set him in the floor to go outside. To my surprise he was having a terrible time wobbling in the rear end. He went outside and would walk a short distance, start having trouble with balancing in the rear and then sit down. I immediately picked him up and brought him in. He wasn't interested in his usual breakfast and laid down on dog pillow. He seems sore to the touch on his right side above the hip. Took him to the vet and they were closed and I have no emergency service in my area. When we got back home, he walked around the one acre property and used the bathroom. No staggering in the rear and really seemed to be getting better. He came in and ate his food, drank water and went back to his dog pillow. After sleeping a few hours he ate and drank again. I took him outside and he was right back to having a hard time walking again... What to do??

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Dr. John

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Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

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2 1/2 yr old french bulldog, during the late evening and

2 1/2 yr old french bulldog, during the late evening and night she started panting and is restless, can't seem to get comfortable. Woke me up around 4 am I let her outside when she came in noticed soft diarrhea like stool around rectum. Abdomen appears to be soft, as best as I can tell she has bowel sounds. Abdomen does not appear to be bloated. Lungs clear, no cough or congestion. Heart regular without murmur. She normally jumps on the chair with ease. Now difficult for her to jump up. She did take her small treat when she returned from outside after her loose bowel movement, but not her usual excited behavior. No history of trauma. Medical history benign. She did have a small abdominal hernia at birth that was repaired with no further incident. I will take her to her vet when they open in the amJA: I'm sorry to hear that. Coughing can be worrying. The veterinarian will know what you should do. What is the bulldog's name?Customer: Libby, she does not have a coughJA: Is there anything else the veterinarian should be aware of about Libby?Customer: No

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Dr. B.

Veterinary Degree (BVMS)

27,878 satisfied customers
Australia Shepherd, 10 yr old. First pregnancy. We think she

Australia Shepherd, 10 yr old. First pregnancy. We think she has been in labor since noon today. Lays quietly, pants hard from time to time. She threw up earlier, squats like she is trying to pee but nothing. What can we do for her?

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Carole Cocagne

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

190 satisfied customers
Before my girl gave birth I was supposed to worm her my vet

Before my girl gave birth I was supposed to worm her my vet had given me wormer and I misplaced it. Can I give to her now she has given birth to them 2 days agoJA: I'm sorry to hear that. There are all sorts of infestations your girl 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 girl's name?Customer: BellaJA: Is there anything else the veterinarian should be aware of about Bella?Customer: Nothing really. It's our first time with new pups so everything is new . I'm a little worried about the amount of milk she has the pups don't appear to be hungry or looking thin. I have plenty of water available for her and food as well. I am going to go buy a scale today so I can monitor their weights. She is a chihuahua and I know that it can get bad really fast.

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Dr. Deb

Associate Veterinarian

Doctoral Degree

17,342 satisfied customers
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