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He is a 14 yr old Boston terrior and s one side of s face is

He is a 14 yr old Boston terrior and his one side of his face is drooping a little and drooling on that sideJA: I'm sorry to hear that. The Veterinarian will know what to do with the drooling. What is the dog's name?Customer: Bosley. He's never done this beforeJA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Bosley?Customer: He seems fine otherwiseJA: Our top Veterinarian is ready to take your case. Just pay the $5 fully refundable deposit and I'll fill the Veterinarian in on everything we've discussed. You can go back and forth with the Veterinarian until you're 100% satisfied. We guarantee it.

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My dog was diagnosed with KCS in her left eye. Right eye

My dog was diagnosed with KCS in her left eye. Right eye schirmer was 13 while her left eye was 3. She is a Boston terrier mix. The nostril on the left side of her face also seems to become stopped up frequently. She is currently taking cyclosporine drops 2% 1 drop BID. She is also being supplemented with optixcare ointment up to twice a day. TheJA: I'm sorry to hear that. What is the Boston terrier's name and age?Customer: Sorry accidentally hit send. She's about six her name is ***** ***** Since she started the cyclosporine she's been drooling only on the left side of her face. Is that a typical symptom of cyclosporine?JA: The Veterinarian will know what to do with the drooling. How old is Pooh?Customer: About 6.JA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Pooh?Customer: No that's it. Thank you.JA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer where you can place your fully refundable $5 deposit (plus $14 after the Veterinarian responds). While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Veterinarian about your situation and connect you two.

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My dog was diagnosed with paralysis on one side (similar to

My dog was diagnosed with facial paralysis on one side (similar to the human version of Bells Palsy). He is a Bull Mastiff and 10 years old. In generally good health.On consult he was not found to have an ear infection and bloods were taken to check his thyroid. That test came back ok. We were given a course of Prednisone and he has finished that. He also has eye drops which we are still administering.It has been 4, nearly 5 weeks now and there has been no recovery.It was our understanding that this may never come right if it hasn't within 6-12 weeks. He seems ok in himself. Is this something we should really be following up with more tests, or is he ok to just carry on like this. Is there anything we can do - supplements?Should we investigate further? Thank you

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My 8 yr old Lhasa Apso has a sudden case of lazy eye- s

My 8 yr old Lhasa Apso has a sudden case of lazy eye- his right eye. He was fine this morning and afternoon. He hasn't even been outside accept for a quick potty break. The eye that seems lazy has a little twitch to it and is a little sunken. What is happening?

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My dog no longer blinks her right eye…there seems to be a

my dog no longer blinks her right eye…there seems to be a skin type thing that tries to come up over her eye but only about half way then it disappears back under her skin…she has also started drooling on her right side…something she has NEVER done before…

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My dog has what sounds like fluid in her ear. The dog walks

My dog has what sounds like fluid in her ear. The dog walks with her head tilted and shakes her head a lot. Trips to the vet have been unsuccessful in diagnosing and curing the problem.

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My dog has a hematoma in l ear from flapping. he is 15.

my dog has a hematoma in l ear from flapping. he is 15. today he started drooling out of left mouth only. Is this an emergency?

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My 10yr old black lab has a droopy eye lid and was treated

Hi, my 10yr old black lab has a droopy eye lid and was treated for pink eye with antibiotics and eye drops. However, this did not help and the droopiness seems to come and go throughout the day. Any suggestions? Tnx!!

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Just returning from the Animal Hospital because my 4 year

Just returning from the Animal Hospital because my 4 year old Pug has had 7 seizures since 9pm last night. They gave me Phenobarbital 64.8mg 1/2 every 12 hours. I have also just scheduled a Neurology appointment for tomorrow...Should I give him the meds today or wait for the consult tomorrow? What other symptoms should I be looking for if he should have Pug Encephalitis??? He has always been very healthy and brought him home from boarding for 4 days and he started having seizures. Thank you, ***** ***** very concerned!

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