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My dog, a 7yr Lab with about 100 lb that takes Levocrine1.0
My dog, a 7yr Lab with about 100 lb that takes Levocrine1.0 mg did not want to eat yesterday eveniing. he was a little strange, but nothing that could be a warning. I however saw him laying different than normally. Most of the time, normally he lays down with two legs stretched or completely vertical, with the front legs at either side. I didn't see him laying down on his side at all, instead, it looked like a combination of the two styles. This morning, he didn't wake me up as he does every day. I woke up and told him to come for his morning food. He tried to stood up, but it appeared as if he couldn't stand on his legs, in fact, he walked some yards, but laid down again, I could give him with big efforts, 2 dog aspirinsto mitigate any pain he could be having. He was not complaying of any pain. I took him to emergency services. The veterinary inspected him, he let him do and didn't find anything in his mouth, or his temperature. They told me that they needed to make some tests to be able to diagnose the dog. The dog would have to remain 2 days in the hospital, and the cost of the diagnostic would be about $2.000. Well I couldnt pay that much for the diagnostic, so I ended up taking back the dog to my house. It appears that his problem whatever it is is worsening by the minute. When I went to the hospital, he entered the SUV by himself although with some help. When we came back he couldn't do that, I had to enter him in the car. Getting him out of the car was a big problem, he was having pain when I was trying to hold him inmy arms, he even bit me out of pain. It looks that he can't control his entire left side (legs), it is like he has them rigid and can't stand up. his left paw is bent, rigid, and it causes pain to him when I try to straigthten it.I don't know for sure what could have caused this to him. Last week I took him to the Niagara River to swim there. Could he have got a bacteria? Yesterday, when working in the garage, I lost him of sight for a few minutes, I saw him in the porch after such time. There is the possibility that he could have ran out and come back after being hit by a car, but I have not any sign that that could have happen. Other than that, I don't know of anything that could be causing his condition right now. I have him at home resting, and will try to feed him and give him water the best of my ability. Would you have any indication for me?.
Gagging up clear mucus, Dakota 1 1/2 years, We have had
Gagging up clear mucusJA: I'm sorry to hear that. Coughing can be worrying. The Veterinarian will know what you should do. What is the dog's name and age?Customer: Dakota 1 1/2 yearsJA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Dakota?Customer: We have had foxtail removed from ears. This area has a bad season with the fox tails this year. Many dogs having to g to the vet for this reason. This is my main concern I guessJA: 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.
I believe my 8yr old french mastiff has a tooth abscess it
i believe my 8yr old french mastiff has a tooth abscessit looks like a swollen grape has formed on his front canine toothbeing that its sunday and the vet who normally sees him is closed todayi was wondering what antibiotic he would need
I have a pug 7years old and he has hemoprotozoa in blood
Hi there,I have a pug 7years old and he has hemoprotozoa in blood which was found in blood sample report.the last we did the test a month back even then he had the same problem,he was on doxycycline for 15days.please suggest me some medication to remove it completely.he is having seizures,swollen belly,lethargy,back pain.hope i will get a useful feedback.thankyou in advance.have a great day.
Senior that had vomiting days. Was on antibiotics and teeth
Senior that had vomiting for several days. Was on antibiotics for neutering and teeth removal. Stopped antibiotics and vomiting stopped but has had yellow diarrhea for several day and getting worse. on rice and boiled chicken. did give him a tsp of live yogurt plain probiotics. Stopped that, gave him one 250 mg. of metrondazol this morning, hasnt stopped, looking at peptobismoJA: I'm sorry to hear that. Hopefully it didn't make a mess. Did the dog eat anything unusual?Customer: noJA: OK. The Veterinarian will know what to do. What is the dog's name?Customer: except it was on Clindamycin post surgeryJA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Clindamycin?Customer: Stopped it days ago got at least 6 days post neuter and dental extraction. I am a foster this is a rescue blind puggle 18-19 pounds, Vet did not call me back. I can take him in tomorrow as they dont charge rescue for visits. Concern about dehydration for an old dogJA: 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.
My 9 year old bichon shitzu has been diagnosed today as having
My 9 year old bichon shitzu has been diagnosed today as having advanced stage oral disease. His breath is extremely bad and he is listless and often shivering. It has been going on for 2 days. The appointment is not scheduled until a week from now. I am concerned that the bacteria will accelerate and was wondering if it is safe to wait that long
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My name is ***** *****. I am the charge nurse in a FirstView more dog veterinary questions
My name is ***** *****. I am the charge nurse in a First Nations community where we are far away from any city. Community member came to me asking for my help with his 20km Pit Bull Husky mix. 5day hx of swollen L side of his neck now radiating to the R. Appears to have dental abscess that is worsening. Fri gave his master 2 & 1/2 baby ASA bid. The nurses assess & give courses of meds to Pt here. So we have a pharmacy. I have helped dogs in the past but non of the vets seem to want to help without seeing this animal. He is suffering & only want to help. Can you advice what antibiotic & what dose to give. We have suspension. If I don't help this dog will become septic. Thank you.***** *****(c), NIC ****
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