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My 13 year old dog with CHF is coughing quite a bit today.

My 13 year old dog with CHF is coughing quite a bit today. He is on his meds but he is coughing, then stops, then starts and stops. He doesn't seem bothered by it. He hurt his neck a couple of weeks ago and is still on an anti inflammatory.

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Rebecca

Veterinarian

Doctoral Degree

23,778 satisfied customers
We are fostering a rescue dog who was diagnosed with kennel

Hello. We are fostering a rescue dog who was diagnosed with kennel cough. We have had him for about a week now and he really only has the cough/hack at night or outside. He has been on doxycycline for about 8 days now. He has been sneezing outside and his eyes are a little red, but no discharge. Tonight his sneezes came with some mucus snot. His one nostril looks a little inflamed on the inside. He was given a distemper vaccine at the shelter, supposedly before his symptoms started and was diagnosed with kennel cough. Could he has distemper? His energy and appetite, as well as bowel movements are all good.JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Coughing can be worrying. The Veterinarian will know what you should do. What is the dog's name?Customer: CooperJA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Cooper?Customer: That's all.

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Sean Egan

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

626 satisfied customers
My standard poodle was recently diagnosed with irritable

My standard poodle was recently diagnosed with irritable bowel disease. From what I've read online she should be on a food with hydrolized protien.is this true and if so do you recommend any food other than doctors fosters and smith's healthy skin and coat formula?

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Dr. Michael Salkin

Veterinarian

DVM

43,212 satisfied customers
I just received a dog who is diabetic and I need to give her

I just received a foster dog who is diabetic and I need to give her an insulin shot. I gave them to my mom but am not sure about the dog. I am taking her to the vet in the am.JA: I'm sorry to hear that. I'm sorry the dog has that. The Veterinarian will know what to do. What is the dog's name and age?Customer: Her name is ***** ***** she is 10 years old. Owner surrendered to rescue group because of health issues.JA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Gabbie?Customer: she has tumor (don't know where yet) Sweet little girl.

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Dr. Dan

Veterinarian and practice owner

Doctoral Degree

12,068 satisfied customers
My 8 lb 6moth old dog ate four times the dose of de-wormer.

My 8 lb 6moth old foster dog ate four times the dose of de-wormer. Each Quad Dewormer Chewable Tablets for Medium Dogs contains 68.0 mg praziquantel, 68.0 mg pyrantel base as pyrantel pamoate and 340.2 mg febantel. She ate 4 pills over two day periodJA: 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: PotterJA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Potter?Customer: He has diarrhea, vomitted once, not eating but is drinking.

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Dr. B.

Veterinary Degree (BVMS)

34,408 satisfied customers
We have a 12 yr old dachshund approx 18 lbs grieving from

We have a 12 yr old dachshund approx 18 lbs grieving from the loss of his brother last week . He was euthanized at 18 and 1/2. We are heartbroken. Our vet recommended one half trazadone + Benadryl to stop the howling non stop and allow us to all get some rest. It didn't work tonight my dog is very agitated and when I added lavender on his ears he is shaking his head like he is trying to rid himself of it. I have applied lavender to him before but not with the other two meds. Could I have caused an interaction or is he just hating the lavender tonight. My husband just took him out for fresh airJA: I'm sorry to hear that. The noise must be worrying. I'll connect you to the Veterinarian. What is the dachshund's name?Customer: KemperJA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Kemper?Customer: Just that for the last week since Trufgles died he has. Even increasingly inconsolable

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Dr. Meghan Denney

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine

1,970 satisfied customers
I'm fostering a 5lb Pomeranian with cups. Her mouth smells

I'm fostering a 5lb Pomeranian with cups. Her mouth smells terrible due to abscesses teethJA: I'm sorry to hear that. What is the dog's name and age?Customer: Momma is 7 yrs old and I can't take her to vet for 2 weeks she needs antibiotics now. I have 500mg penicillin or I can order clindamycin I don't know what mg to giveJA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Momma?Customer: She can't be put under anesthesia.

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Dr. Deb

Associate Veterinarian

Doctoral Degree

19,040 satisfied customers
Dr Egan, wanted to let you know Nike is fine and count this

Dr Egan, wanted to let you know Nike is fine and count this as another question - Anything else I need to look for? I looked up just answer payments and felt what I got was worth more than I paid. Happy to boost it. Nike's pulse is at 60 when laying down, when not she's racing around the yard or following us. I attached an X ray showing her hips; why she is on Tramadol. Thanks again.

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Sean Egan

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

626 satisfied customers
I am fostering a litter of 4 kittens. They are about 8 weeks

Hello - I am fostering a litter of 4 kittens. They are about 8 weeks old and only about weigh about a pound. They were having severe diarrhea and yesterday they were diagnosed with coccidia and put on albon. My question is, what can I do to help with their sore bottoms? One in particular seems to have quite a bit of pain. I've been putting on Vaseline and neosporin spray. She does lick it off. Is there something else I can be doing to ease their discomfort? Also - any idea how long it takes to start seeing some results from the albon? Thank you!

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Sean Egan

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

626 satisfied customers
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