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My dog has been recently diagnosed with BPH after receiving

My dog has been recently diagnosed with BPH after receiving X-rays from the vet. Their recommendation is castration to resolve the issue. I'm not entirely convinced he is experiencing the symptoms of BPH other than the fact that his prostate is indeed large. He has been experiencing stomach pains, specifically his stomach is tender to touch in the morning. He has no difficultly passing stool or urinating. He's had a rectal prostate exam recently and did not show any discomfort. Do you know if BPH can solely cause stomach pain and no other symptoms? Is there something else I should try?

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Have a 9 week old cardigan who we cannot locate the

Hi. Have a 9 week old cardigan who we cannot locate the testicles. Both brothers have theirs and no history of issue in either parents ancestors that we are aware of. Will hormone shots help bring them down?

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My 95 pound male dog urine burns out the grass horribly., I

My 95 pound male dog urine burns out the grass horribly., I was giving Lawn Guard bits from Doctors Foster & Smith that helped some. I was told that Pet Rocks work and I've been using that in his water and that has not helped at all. I stopped using the Lawn Guards since wanted to see if Pet Rocks would work.What can I give him so his urine stops killing my grass.

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A question only for Dr. Salkin,.... (Sorry Dr. I don´t know

A question only for Dr. Michael Salkin,.... (Sorry Dr. I don´t know why the system does not let me send you the question at this time ill open a new one in a couple of hours.)Hello Dr. Salkin good morning sorry for bothering, today Houdini woke up a bit more lethargic than usual, he walks slowly, was not anxious to eat like always, although he ate and has been walking very slowly up and down the stairs. Yesterday our grass was cut and in the balcony they put some mild insect (gallina ciega) poison, but not where the dogs can reach, I do not know what Houdini has, he seems a bit sad, and a bit lethargic. We will be taking him to the vet later today (when i get my food break from work but I am worried it might be something urgent. He does not have diarreah, he is not vomiting nor drewling, he is not showing pain symptoms (touched his tummy and legs) of course i do not know what to look for. His leg injury is doing (the licking one) is much better so we are confused.. Can you help us a bit on the insight? What could it be?cheersIvanMy fiancee is taking Hou to the vet hope its nothing serious =(

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We've got a Tibetan spaniel who's had a procedure 4days ago

Hi, we've got a Tibetan spaniel who's had a procedure 4days ago to correct a cherry eye prolapse. His still wearing a cone and the swelling had reduced until this afternoon, his finished the tramadol tablet he has been prescribed (he was castrated at the same time) and he also has chloropt eye ointment which we are struggling to administer.We're worried as currently his eye has swollen to twice the size this evening plus he seems very agitated with the eye, it is constantly closed and his trying to rub or scratch it.Should we be concerned enough to visit an after hours vet hospital or attempt to keep him calm and see how things progress?We're worried that the is a chance he could loose his eye... should we be concerned of this?

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Dr. B.

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Have a five year old American Pitbull he is dripping blood

Have a five year old American Pitbull he is dripping blood color fluid from his penis took to the vet they gave antibiotics two weeks later doing it again they gave different antibiotics now doing it again more blood each time

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Dr. Michael Salkin

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I have a 13 year old basset hound that was having appetite

I have a 13 year old basset hound that was having appetite problems. We got bloodwork and an abdominal ultrasound doneJA: I'll do all I can to help. What is wrong with the basset hound?Customer: bloodwork shows slight anemiaJA: Where does the basset hound seem to hurt?Customer: he has no pain that we can seeJA: What is the basset hound's name?Customer: ColumboJA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Columbo?Customer: yes - someone just needs to read these reports and give a read on what they think the situation isJA: 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.Customer: I can email the reportsJA: Waiting to talk to the expert reminds me of the time I talked to an expert when I had problems with my new cats. My three cats all came from a rescue mission and were scrawny scared little creatures when I got them. Who could ever be mean to a cat?

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Hiya, My Name is ***** ***** and my issue is to do with my

Hiya, My Name is ***** ***** and my issue is to do with my dog urinating blood.JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?Customer: yes- it only happens after long walks (after he's been scenting a lot). He keeps going into the garden and attempting to urinate but can't- then when he eventually does there is blood present. It will then go away But it happens so often after long woalks- not always blood- but frequent toilet visits with no luck it must be related!! He is a 9 yr old ***** ***** cross. and he is castratedJA: OK got it. Last thing — Dog Veterinarians generally expect a deposit of about $19 to help with your type of question (you only pay if satisfied). Now I'm going to take you to a page to place a secure deposit with JustAnswer. Don't worry, this chat is saved. After that, we will finish helping you.

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Dr. Gary

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I have a 10 year old german shepherd who who has been having

I have a 10 year old german shepherd who who has been having anal gland problems he has a mass on his left anal gland a cytology was done that said cells were abnormal I had purchased him insurance and they denied his claim for further care. I'm awaiting an appeal as I don't have much money and why I bought the insurance he has been okay so far up until a bit ago he seems to be shaking when a little bit when he tries to stand over his bowl to eat so he justs lays downJA: IÂ'm sorry to hear that. Some lumps are serious and some aren't. Let's see what the Veterinarian has to say. What is the dog's name?Customer: FimoJA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Fico?Customer: fimo no he's otherwise been in pretty good healthJA: 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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