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Every time someone approaches to pet my 5 month old puppy

hello, every time someone approaches to pet my 5 month old puppy she starts peeing, is that normal considering that she is still a puppy? what can I do about it?

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Dr. Kara

Doctoral Degree

27,264 satisfied customers
My 3 yr old standard poodle had a sudden onset of unsteady

My 3 yr old standard poodle had a sudden onset of unsteady gait and "wobbly" head yesterday. We took her to the vet. ALL blood work is normal, urine had increased white blood cells. Vet did chest & and x rays. All normal. Vet is uncertain what this may be, is questioning neurologic problem or liver shunt. She is suggesting we go yo MSU vet hospital or she said she can do a bladder ultrasound & some other blood tests to see if it may be a liver shunt. Your thoughts?

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Dr. B.

Veterinary Degree (BVMS)

35,594 satisfied customers
You were right about feeding - he's eating like a champ! We

Hi again, you were right about feeding - he's eating like a champ! We have a little dilemma though. Miles is becoming increasingly aggressive and protective of me. He even bit my cousi twice yesterday! We are starting pup classes on Saturday but what other tips can you offer me? I'm so shocked he's behaving this way. We've had him now just over 2 weeks. Thank you!

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Dr. Deb

Associate Veterinarian

Doctoral Degree

19,178 satisfied customers
FRENCH BULLDOG DX WITH TRASITIONAL CELL CARCINOMA...early

FRENCH BULLDOG DX WITH TRASITIONAL CELL CARCINOMA...early stage...what homeopathics can be used to help?JA: I'll do all I can to help. What seems to be the problem with the French bulldog?Customer: As i JUST said she is 13 y/o and diagnosed wit h transitional carcinoma of the bladder. What homeopaths can be used to intervened?JA: What is the French bulldog's name?Customer: Snort...femaleJA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about the French bulldog?Customer: Her appetite is good. She is a rescue dog...got her at 9 months old. She is deaf, has had many tumors in ears when rescued.

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Dr. Deb

Associate Veterinarian

Doctoral Degree

19,178 satisfied customers
My 5 year old german shepherd (Female, spade, was 105 lbs -

My 5 year old german shepherd (Female, spade, was 105 lbs - lost weight to 86 lbs) has been having issues for the past few months. SPells of normalcy followed by week or so episodes of lethargy, not eating, stiffness walking. Recently, very little activity and laying around all day - eating a little bit but not regularly.Seems to have autoimmune issues - she had demodetic mange occur a year ago at 4 yrs old. She was treated with ivermectin, until we realized she wasnt reacting well as dose escalated, due to MDR1 sensitivity, and stopped. Seems to be gone now.During her episodes, she has been given antibiotics, steroids, etc. and we see improvement that is short lived. I think the most recent steroid shot helped significantly but seems to be back in a lethargic state. Seems to walk stiffly and slow, probably with pain. Vet wants to start adaquan treatment. Any suggestions? They have ruled out heartworms, parevo, etc.

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Carole Cocagne

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

790 satisfied customers
It is a 3yr old yorkie that will go ballastic at the drop of

it is a 3yr old yorkie that will go ballastic at the drop of a hat with anyone or any other dog. He will do this and bite but not with me.What can I do to help him calm down and stop his actions?JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Strange behavior is often perplexing. I'm sure the Veterinarian can help you. What is the dog's name?Customer: LouieJA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Louie?Customer: well he belonged to my dauther and this started about a year ago with her,he was kept in a cage while they were at work and all night probably since he was one year old. I took him because she was going to give him away.He does not stay in a cage now,is free around the house but if someone tries to hold him or take something away that will start him. He is that way with everyone here but me.My wife said that I must he must go.

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Dr. Loretta

Large and small animal Veterinarian

Doctoral Degree

30,060 satisfied customers
Dog gets mad when husband disciplines him. Dog is closer to

Dog gets mad when husband disciplines him. Dog is closer to me and doesn't get mad at me at all. Dog is comfortable with being around husband and plays with him.JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Strange behavior is often perplexing. I'm sure the Veterinarian can help you. What is the dog's name and age?Customer: Baxter is 2 yr old cocker spaniel not fixedJA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Baxter?Customer: There is a 6 yr old Springee Spaniel in house that is close to my husband.

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Rebecca

Veterinarian

Doctoral Degree

24,098 satisfied customers
My daughter's Corgi bites at the legs of her Lab as the Lab

My daughter's Corgi bites at the legs of her Lab as the Lab plays fetch each day. (She does try to stop the behavior but the Corgi is persistent and even sneaks the biting when it thinks no one is watching.) Not only is the Lab losing interest in playing but now is having some difficulty getting up and walking after laying down. Does the Corgi's behavior cause damage to the Lab and if so, is it permanent? The bites cause the Lab to stop in her tracks as the Corgi will sometime hold the leg and keep the bite locked down. It appears to cause great pain! What advice can you offer my daughter please?

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Rebecca

Veterinarian

Doctoral Degree

24,098 satisfied customers
My 20 month old golden lab is chewing my house & furniture

My 20 month old golden lab is chewing my house & furniture apart. He has a big basket of toys & a 6 year old brother who is tired of him. We live on the beach on the great ocean road apollo bay, victoria & they get beach walks every day & every nite the youngest demands a throw & fetch ball activity. How can i get him to stop chewing my house, Pillows & furniture? Cheers & thanks...suz

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Dr. Loretta

Large and small animal Veterinarian

Doctoral Degree

30,060 satisfied customers
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  • My neighbor has a dog that jumps and pulls every time we go for a walk and when she takes her off the lash she runs away. The dog is always jumping on people she is very harmless, but needs serious discipline what can she do to receive immediate results in behavior.
  • My 7 month old great dane gets out of control when he gets excited and no amount of discipline will get him to stop biting and he will bite to draw blood.. We have to just walk inside and leave him to calm down but its very worrying. Is this normal can we help this?
  • I have a 6 month old Zuchon who gets so excited he acts like a Tasmanian devil. It's usually in the evenings. Is this normal. Will he grow out of it? Should I discipline? I hate to punish him for what seems to be over excitement.
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