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My dog belly and legs are itchey and look like grey leather

my dog belly and legs are itchey and look like grey leather I have tried everything and its spreading sj=he itches non stop,i gave hera raw diet treated her foryeast and allergyJA: I'm sorry to hear that. Have you looked to see if there is a wound on their foot?Customer: she chews her paws rawJA: What is the dog's name and age?Customer: taffy 10JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about taffy?Customer: shes over weight but has no other health issues

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Dr. Joey

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I have 2 dogs that got into a fight both are dominant dogs

I have 2 dogs that got into a fight both are dominant dogs both ended up with puncture wounds that I have cleaned out but both with large lacerations on legs as defensive wounds. I have shaved the hair cleaned the wounds and already put staples to close the wounds and a small drain in one of the wounds for one dog as it was a larger laceration. Just making sure I don't risk infection so wanted to start antibiotic. I have tons onhand Cipro, keflex, & amoxicillin debating which is safest. Also ASA is not a good idea as blood thinner so was trying to figure out if for pain for the night if Oxycodone with no Tylenol in it or Valium would be ok. My vet is not reachable until Wednesday and I am a nurse but I work with humans not dogsJA: I'm sorry to hear that. Is the dog bleeding a lot?Customer: Not anymore. Bleeding has stopped at this pointJA: What is the dog's name and age?Customer: Zoe 8 1/2 Rooka 5 1/2JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Zoe?Customer: She is basically healthy her last work up was less than a year ago labs were perfect no diabetes or thyroid issues all labs WNL.

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Dr. Michael Salkin

Veterinarian

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I have a pitbull, mix and noticed a red bump on the top of

hello. I have a pitbull, mix and noticed a red bump on the top of his toe with no hair on itJA: I'm sorry to hear that. What is the dog's name and age?Customer: Cooper and he is 6 months oldJA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Cooper?Customer: I had him to the vet and they gave us an antibiotic and cream for his paw. The vet ran a quick test and said it was benign, but he has been on the medication for a few days now and I'm not seeing any results yet

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Dr. Peter

Veterinarian

Doctoral Degree

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My boxer just started showing red bumps that are actually

My boxer just started showing red bumps that are actually bleeding on his lower left lip. The right side is normal there are bumps there also but they are black and small. These are getting bigger and are blood red and bleeding. What should I do?JA: I'm sorry to hear that. The Veterinarian will know what to do about this bleeding. I'll connect you ASAP. Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about your dog?Customer: No otherwise very healthy. She will allow me to blot to remove blood do they aren't too tender as if now.

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Dr. Michael Salkin

Veterinarian

DVM

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Accidentally gave my dog cefdinir 900mg instead of his

Accidentally gave my dog cefdinir 900mg instead of his cephalexin 1500 mgJA: I'll do all I can to help. What is wrong with your dog?Customer: Hot spotsJA: What is the dog's name and age?Customer: Henry 7/8? He's a rescued NewfieJA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about your dog?Customer: He's also on prednisone

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Dr. Peter

Veterinarian

Doctoral Degree

42,318 satisfied customers
You're message startled me for a moment. I am after

Hi. You're message startled me for a moment. I am after something that I can use to help get rid of my dog's staph infection. My veterinarian has had him on Cephalexin twice now, and it doesn't seem to go away. It is mainly on his stomach and inter legs. I've tried baths, I've tried Betagen spray, neosporin, he's already on a limited diet with grain free food because of allergies, but I can't shake this for him. it has me a little worried because the areas seem to be coming back bigger.JA: OK. To minimize me, please click the down arrow at the top right corner of this box.Customer: You are just fine. :-) I just wasn't expecting this website to have a live chat.JA: I'm sorry to hear that. There are all sorts of infestations your 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: His name is ***** ***** he just turned 5.JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Copper?Customer: He doesn't have anything else going on with him. Other than the staph infections, I he's got a clean bill of health.

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Dr. Ann M.

Veterinarian

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My 10 year old male English bully has bad skin on his back

My 10 year old male English bully has bad skin on his back legs. Oozes greenish stinky thick fluid. He has one sore on his flank.

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Dr. Gary

Emergency Veterinarian

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25,118 satisfied customers
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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Dr. Michael Salkin

Veterinarian

DVM

38,848 satisfied customers
Yesterday we adopted a 32lb dog. She recently had surgery

Yesterday we adopted a 32lb dog. She recently had surgery and is on two meds - Carprofen 75mg/day, and Cephalexin 500mg 2x/day. About an hour ago we discovered that we'd accidentally given her two doses of both (miscommunication between family members). No adverse signs in the dog. We're worried about whether these double doses will harm her

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Dr. Altman

Veterinarian

Doctoral Degree

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