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I have my sisters dog here for s week. He is a cockapoo

I have my sisters dog here for s week. He is a cockapoo birthday Sept 2009. He is favoring his front leg having trouble on stairs and yelping a lot. My sister said he doesn't go on walks very often and I took him on one for 45 minutes today and he's not use to them. She said not to take him tot he vet they did that before and vet said just keep him settled down and wait it out. Sounds mean to me.should he go to the vet? Maybe a muscle relaxer? Pain med? I'm not sure what to do for the poor guy.JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Have you looked to see if there is a wound on their foot?Customer: No wound on his foot and I took him out to go to the bathroom he moved around fine but tried to not go up the stairs to get back in the house where there is nothing bad just treats and good toys and his sister my dog.JA: What is the dog's name?Customer: SydJA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Syd?Customer: Not that I can think of. Other than this has happened before and he is prone to ear infections. And this stuff only happens apparently here

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Rebecca

Veterinarian

Doctoral Degree

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I have an 11 yr old Labradoodle. She was diagnosed with

I have an 11 yr old Labradoodle. She was diagnosed with Pancreatitis when she was around 5 yrs old..... we have since changed her diet to a human grade organic food plus low fat treats & this is all under control now. We give her 1 capsule twice daily of Osteosupport as well as 1 tspn of Omega 3 fish oil. She seems to be slowing down as one does as we get older, and I've noticed she's looking stiff in her joints from time to time. Is there any supplement I can give her to help with her joint stiffness and cognitive behavior?

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Dr. Deb

Associate Veterinarian

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18,344 satisfied customers
My 12 it old dachshund who weighs about 20# appears to be in

My 12 it old dachshund who weighs about 20# ***** to be in pain in his back. He's had back issues before for which I had an rx for vetprofin. Did not have any so I gave him baby aspirin yesterday and the day before. I see you suggest Tylenol instead. What is correct dosage for his weight? Have vet appointment later today for labs etcJA: I'm sorry to hear that. Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about the dachshund?Customer: Eating well, drinking well, normal bowel movements and urination. Has been eating dirt tho, reason for today's Dr. Visit.JA: What is the dachshund's name and age?Customer: Jake, age 12

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Dr. Michael Salkin

Veterinarian

DVM

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My 16 pound dog ate 5 to 6 500 mg amoxicillin pills!! Copper

My 16 pound dog ate 5 to 6 500 mg amoxicillin pills!!JA: 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 and age?Customer: Copper 3years oldJA: What is the dog's name?Customer: CooperJA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Cooper?Customer: Good health no issues only that he gets into every thing and will eat anything! The pills were in the counter top. He must had gotten on the chair then on the counter top!! This is the first time he's done THATJA: OK. To minimize me, please click the down arrow at the top right corner of this box.Customer: I don't have an arrow...will you be answering or the dr!!JA: Thank you.Customer: Any answer or suggestions???

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Dr. Peter

Veterinarian

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My pup ( lab/shepherd/heeler mix) has been pooping straight

My pup ( lab/shepherd/heeler mix) has been pooping straight blood on/off.JA: I'm sorry to hear that. The Veterinarian will know what to do about this bleeding. I'll connect you ASAP. Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about your dog?Customer: She will be fine for a few days and then it starts again. it smells awful, but I havent found any worms in her stool and also she has got her de-wormer treatment. She has been caught getting into the cat litterbox and ate poop. I did change her food, but that was almost a month ago. I dont give her treats often and when i do its usually solid deer bones.

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Dr. Peter

Veterinarian

Doctoral Degree

42,982 satisfied customers
My dog ate 1.2 a loaf of raisin bread- he is a 60 lb

my dog ate 1.2 a loaf of raisin bread- he is a 60 lb standard poodle. I have given his peroxide 2 times and he will not vomitJA: I'm sorry to hear that. The Veterinarian will know if your standard poodle will be able to digest that. What is the standard poodle's name?Customer: what should I do next are the raisins ok is they are cookedJA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about your standard poodle?Customer: he gets into lots of things

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Dr. Kara

Doctoral Degree

25,776 satisfied customers
My 10lb terrier mix ate the arms and legs off of a small

Hi my name is ***** ***** my 10lb terrier mix ate the arms and legs off of a small chew toy. They were digested on separate occasions over the last week and a half. I assumed she would pass them because they are so small, about 1-2inches in length. But this morning out of nowhere she started heaving and after a little while up came one of the pieces. This was probably the biggest one. She has been eating and pooping normally and does not seem distressed. Should I still take her in? I have not been vigilantly checking her poop for the pieces but because they were so small and chewed up when she ate them, I thought she'd be ok. Assistant: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue? Customer: Do you need additional details? My dog ate four small pieces of fabric.

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Dr. Ann M.

Veterinarian

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He had bladder stone surgery sat Wednesday. At the time he

He had bladder stone surgery sat Wednesday. At the time he had the surgery he had bad urine burn from belly pads I used to stop his peeing everywhere. On top of that he now has colitis. .JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Burns are certainly painful. Let's see what the Veterinarian has to say. What is the dog's name and age?Customer: His name is ***** ***** He's a Maltese and he's 11. I take him every day for laser treatment but the swelling around his penis looks worse. It's dark red and looks bruised and sinfulJA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Riley?Customer: i gave him an antibiotic and he. Iron thyroid meds. He is on I?d food but doesn't want to eat it.

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Dr. Gary

Emergency Veterinarian

Doctoral Degree

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Won't eat won't drink all day. Wants to lay in my lap all

Won't eat won't drink all day. Wants to lay in my lap all day. Sounds a bit sinusy. Congestion perhaps? He's so lethargic I've never seen him like this. 10 y.o. Doxie, 20#JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Could be a lot of things that cause lethargy. The Veterinarian will know how to help the dog. Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about the dog?Customer: No. We don't feed him people food. He's not around other dogs, just our cat

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Dr. Gary

Emergency Veterinarian

Doctoral Degree

25,518 satisfied customers
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