He has IBS, saw the vet last Monday. we increased his
He has IBS, saw the vet last Monday. we increased his prednisone to bid 5mg and flagyl bid for ten days. He was doing great and for two days had two large formed bowel movements. Over the weekend he started with diarrhea again. Pure liquid but only twice per day. He is eating and drinking. vomited yesterday for the first time in 4 days so we started daily cerenia. No vomit today. He isn't as energetic but still wants to play and has gone on walks. Hes a 3 yr old boston terrier and I am wondering if it is possible he could have an obstructions even though he has no tenderness to his belly and has had a few normal BMs before going back to having diarrhea.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 the boston terrier?Customer: When he has had IBS flare ups in the past he wouldn't eat, would be febrile and he has had no temp. Just shaking sometimes and still wants to eat and drink
Veterinarian and practice owner
Our dog<,Maggie, is a 75 lb female Golden Retriever. She has
Our dog<,Maggie, is a 75 lb female Golden Retriever. She has a recurring stomach upset and vomiting issue. She has thrown up 3x this evening and I have tried to give her 20 mg famotidine and a 60 mg Cerenia pill ( which I think has also been thrown up. Can I repill her or do I need to wait. Also, should I withhold all food and drink for a day? Thanks!JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Hopefully it didn't make a mess. Did the dog eat anything unusual?Customer: No. We have her on gastrointestinal dog food Royal Cannin. This is the third time in 3 months vet was thinking possible pancrititis on our last visit. Getting very expensive.JA: OK. The Veterinarian will know what to do. Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Royal Cannin?Customer: No. He had orignally recommended it to us.
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
I took my 8 pound poodle who is 8 yrs old to the Vet today
I took my 8 pound poodle who is 8 yrs old to the Vet today for vomiting. She has been vomiting once a day for a week. Stools seem ok. She still acted fine other than vomiting. The vet treated her with Famotidine 20mg 1/4 tablet once a day. And Cerenia tab 16 mg 1/2 tab a day. I gave them to her tonight about 3 hrs ago and now she is trembling and acting weird. I let her outside and she went to the grass but not sure what she did i.e. eat grass, poop, or vomit. She is licking her mouth and trying to tell me something. She acts like she wants to vomit. I think something is wrong! kathy
I have an eleven year old Yorkie that has a diagnosis of
I have an eleven year old Yorkie that has a diagnosis of chronic pancreatitis. She has been on a strict low fat GI dog food for three years. I gave her her Herartguard chew last Sunday and Monday. Monday night she began having high pitched bowel sounds, no vomiting or diarrhea and avoiding food. Took her to her regular vet and they gave her a Cerenia injection. The next day she began to eat, though less than her normal. Did ok until this morning when she awoke with high pitched bowel sounds and not eating again. Took her to an emergency vet this morning and given another Cerenia injection. Stopped the bowel sounds for a few hours but now they have returned. She is still not eating or drinking water. I really don't feel good about continuing to give Cerenia when it is not helping. What should be the next step? She also has conjunctival injection with matting of her eyes. Given triple antibiotic ointment by regular vet. Not helping. Told by emergency vet it was dry eye. However, she keeps rubbing her eyes and licking her front paws.
Senior Small Animal Veterinarian
My dog is throwing up and has diarrhea. The skin on her
My dog is throwing up and has diarrhea. The skin on her belly and insides of her legs look red. She was like this starting yesterday morning. The only thing different she has eaten is a bully stick I got at the feed store for her. I have 3 small dogs today I have seen that one of the others is having some diarrhea. They all stay together in the house in the ac. They have been eating grass when I take them out.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 the Veterinarian should be aware of about your dog?Customer: Not that I know of.
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
My dog is 13 years old. He had liver values of 1500 is what
My dog is 13 years old. He had liver values of 1500 is what i've been told. He has had blood test and a ultra sound. He had a enlarged liver with a nodule on the liver and one on the gall bladder. he is on urdisol,and denamarin. He also was on amoxycillin for a month. After the first 2 weeks his blood was checked and his values had come down dramatically. It was checked again after 2 more weeks and it had gone back up. he has been tested for bushings and that came back negative. I am told he will have to have a biopsy. I don't think he can withstand the surgery or the separation from us. Do you have any suggestions.
He is a 10 wk old mastweiller who threw up twice, then a
he is a 10 wk old bull mastweiller who threw up twice, then a little bile, and is now laying down and shaking.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 the dog?Customer: well, he did get up and drink a little water on his own, about 1/2 hour after vomiting. I forgot to pick up the cat bowl.
I 15 year old Chihuahua just had spay surgery. She had been
Hi there! I 15 year old Chihuahua just had spay surgery. She had been ill for a while and we opted to get it done last Monday. Her uterus was infected and had a growth which did not seem to concern the Dr. much. Before the surgery, she had stopped eating much, and I fed her soup and pedialyte with a dropper for several days. Surgery went well and she woke up from the anesthesia quite fast. She is home now. Still not eating much even though I have tried to offer her many different choices... This morning, when taking her out, she began sort of hyperventilating..and then she collapsed on the floor.. This had happened twice before the surgery, including the night prior.. I want to think she is weak due to her lack of appetite but I am worried that this is something else.... She is resting and seems ok but every so often, she begins breathing rapidly.. Is there anything I can do?JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Some lumps are serious and some aren't. Let's see what the Veterinarian has to say. Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about the dog?Customer: She is on antibiotics and pain medication.... blood work prior to surgery was unremarkable...pretty much within limits but this could have changed... there was pus in her uterus when they did the surgery...
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
Our 14 year old australian shephard was just diagnosed with
Our 14 year old australian shephard was just diagnosed with Lyme last week. We originally took her to the vet due to vomiting & lethargy. X-rays of her lungs/heart & belly did not show any blockages/masses. She's been on medication for a week now (doxycycline for lyme & medication for issues with her esophagus), have changed her diet to boiled chicken & rice (doesn't like the rice) and she still continues to have gurgling, drooling and sometimes clear regurgitation.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 the Veterinarian should be aware of about the dog?Customer: She is eating & still shows signs of wanting to eat. She doesn't like to lay with her head down as it appears it is uncomfortable for her.