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My 8lb miniature min pin ate a bunch of moldy bread

my 8lb miniature min pin ate a bunch of moldy bread yesterday morning she started vomiting multiple times and now wont eat,lethargic,and is still vomiting but its just white foam looking stuff. she has not pooped. what do i do?

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Rebecca

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We have an almost 16 year old dachshund, Maggie, who has

We have an almost 16 year old dachshund, Maggie, who has been quite healthy, although somewhat overweight, for most of her life. She has maintained a weight of 17 pounds most of her life. She was spayed at 3 years. In June of 2015, she had pre-labs for a dental prophy which showed an elevated ALP of 360 and ALT of 260. All other labs were WNL. In August, repeat labs were ALP 408, ALT 171. In November, the ALP was 375, ALT 175, in April of this year ALP 947, ALT 209. We started her on Denamarin in December, but stopped in February. We restarted again after the April lab draw. I don't have the current ALP and ALT. We took Maggie to the vet 10 days ago for a limp. The vet looked at her and wanted to test for Cushing's. Her symptoms are occasional panting, especially when hot or stressed, being overweight, drinking and urinating a little more than usual, sleeping more than usual. She has had a couple of mild skin infection over the past few years on her belly and groin areas that cleared up completely with Pharmaseb spray. She has no hair loss. This week she had the LDDS test done. The results were: Pretest:13.8. Post 4hr: 5.0. Post 8 hr: 4.2. I spoke to the vet and he told me that Maggie definitely has Cushing's. I do have a few questions though. Can you explain these labs results to me better? Is the resting cortisol normally this high? We discussed treatment with the vet, and at this point, we are holding off due to her age and side effects of the meds.

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Dr. Michael Salkin

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My adult Doberman just ate 75 percent my Doberman puppy's

My adult Doberman just ate 75 percent my Doberman puppy's nylabone (the softer kind for puppies). How concerned should I be?JA: I'm sorry to hear that. The Veterinarian will know if the puppy will be able to digest that. Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about the puppy?Customer: The adult Doberman ate it, not the puppy.

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Dr. Ellie

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Pasta is 13. She is a miniature poodle. She is constipated.

Pasta is 13. She is a miniature poodle. She is constipated.JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Pasta?Customer: No

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Our 9-year-old beagle was diagnosed with kidney failure and

Our 9-year-old beagle was diagnosed with kidney failure and has stopped eating and drinking very minimal. She is still alert and can walk around, going outdoors occasionally and urinating. Is there anything we can do to improve her condition and have her return to eating? She acts like she is hungry but won't eat. She has progressively been getting worse this week. Any suggestions?Donna Arnold in Evans, Colorado

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Dr. Ellie

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My dog aged 12 has digestive obstruction from s stomach

My dog aged 12 has digestive obstruction from his stomach outlet area - surgery is booked in 4 days time to open it up more. Meanwhile I am using maxolon ( a quarter pill X 3 daily) will this motility help him? He was previously on antacids and protein pump inhibitors. He has some reflux can I give him degas now he is off his antacids. He bloats easily ( I am now feeding chicken and rice soup blended a little only 4-5 times times daily. He has a boewl motion every second day ( small , loose but some shape to it) he lost weight from 8-7 ks over 8 weeks ( he is wasting away) but cheerful and can walk around and play sometimes . he is a shitzu.

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Has eaten 5 times and has not pooped. Normally goes right

Has eaten 5 times and has not pooped. Normally goes right after eating. Is panting sometimes and eating grass..her nose is cold and seems to have appetite. She loves her belly rubbed so i felt around and nothing seemed to be painful for her. Chocolate lab 5 years oldJA: I'm sorry to hear that. The Veterinarian will know if the dog will be able to digest that. What is the dog's name?Customer: CaseyJA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Casey?Customer: She switch foods about 2 weeks ago i have been watching her poop after that and she seemed ok with the change

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Dr Marta Lepes

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Miniature beagle 10 years old has been taking 2.5 mg

Miniature beagle 10 years old has been taking 2.5 mg prednisone daily for respiratory illness for a month now. She still has wheezing, snores all night and pants heavily with minimal exercise (going up or down the stairs). I have seen her sneeze occasionally when outside. Just within the past week I have noticed that her stomach appears bloated and feels hard after eating. The bloating does resolve some but not completely within 4or 5 hours after she eats. Have not noticed any gas. She is 20 pounds, has not gained weight with the prednisone, is drinking and eating normally and moving her bowels and urinating. The BMs appears smaller and dry. She does not strain and no loose stool or diarrhea has accompanied the stool. I have an appointment with her vet tomorrow afternoon but wondered what I can do for her until then? What should I feed her tonight? Thank you

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nekovet

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I have a 7 year old standard poodle with on and off again

I have a 7 year old standard poodle with on and off again bloody diarrhea - responsive to flagyl tho. We have had ultrasounds, X-rays, blood work and fecal exam - all normal. The vet is suggesting a colonoscopy. She had a horrid reaction to vaccine for leptosirios when she was a pup - with resulting liver issues. We do not give her vaccines on the specialists advice. Colonoscopy or not? Could anesthetic cause problems? Have to drive 3 hours to vet for scope. Thanks so much.

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Dr. Michael Salkin

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