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Well first let me say that he is a lab mix, about 80 pounds,
Hi, well first let me say that he is a lab mix, about 80 pounds, is 16 years old, and about a year ago i had 8 growths removed from his body.JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Some lumps are serious and some aren't. Let's see what the Veterinarian has to say. What is the dog's name?Customer: We didnt do any biopsies because he is already so old, but now what looked like a swollen lymph node about the size of a ping pong ball yesterday, has grown to bigger than a softball overight, by his jawline on the left side of his throat.JA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about the dog?Customer: His name is shiner.
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My 8 year old poodle mix has had four occasions of suddenly
My 8 year old poodle mix has had four occasions of suddenly not wanting to eat anything, with a loud stomach and discomfort that ended in diarrhea. The first two times were several days apart about two weeks ago. Last week it happened again but the end of the diarrhea was very bloody, not just streaks. Once it passed he was fine and went back to eating and playing as usual. A day or two later it happened again with even more blood. His stool starts as normal and the tale end is bloody diarrhea. The first three times were in the morning. The most recent time happened in the middle of the night last Saturday. Since he went back to normal after it passed I didn't take him to the emergency pet hospital. Now it's been almost three days of normal stool and eating, although his breath does smell a little odd. During the course of these episodes he was getting into the food I feed my large dogs. He liked it so much that I bought the small breed version. I mixed that with his food the day of or before the first bloody incident so I assumed there must be something in that brand of food that he can't handle, but I'm wondering if it could be something else.
Our mix breed lab has been diagnosed with a cancerous mass
Our mix breed lab has been diagnosed with a cancerous mass cell tumor. The growth is located on his snout, just above his nose. Our vet said it's not operable because of the location. We have decided not to treat it with radidation or other treatments because he is over 11 years old and we don't want to put him through it. The actual growth came up last fall. I was wondering what we should be looking for in regards ***** ***** and symptoms and what type of time he might have left. We don't want him to be in pain. Thank you.
My Dog has a growth on the side of his foot that started as
My Dog has a growth on the side of his foot that started as a red dot like a bug bite and has turned black and grown into a nickel size and it has split at the edge and began to bleed. Im not sure what it is or waht it could be from but it isJA: I'm sorry to hear that. Some lumps are serious and some aren't. Let's see what the Veterinarian has to say. What is the dog's name and age?Customer: Titan he is 2 years oldJA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Titan?Customer: He is a pit mix and has skin issues he recently has had a rash on his belly. He is white with very pink skin
She has 2 hot spots I'm guessing it's from an allergic
she has 2 hot spots I'm guessing it's from an allergic reaction to the fantastic cleaner I used to clean her crate because that's the only new thing that she has been introduced to. She will go and lay in there before it drys and then I have to run her out and close the door. It's not painful too her or itching.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. What is the dog's name and age?Customer: Lucky and 2 yrsJA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Lucky?Customer: no
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My wife and I are caring for a 16 yo miniature schnauzer who
Hello - My wife and I are caring for a 16 yo miniature schnauzer who has been healthy - about 3 months ago she exhibited a seizure - leg movements while on her side with barking - I have used Calm from a local store and I purchased an anti-leptic on line that is homeopathic. She continues now about nightly - I am very very reluctant to get phenobarbital or bromide - did that for another old schnauzer in the year 2000 and it was not a good experience. What can we do - our goal is comfort, peace, calm, and we do not want to put her down - we don't believe that way - thanks
I have a two year old great dane. He has something thatView more dog veterinary questions
I have a two year old great dane. He has something that looks maybe like a sty on the corner of his eyelid, I have been applying a hot compress (as long as he can tolerate) I just want you to look at pictures and let me know if that's what it looks like, or if I should be doing something else.Thanks!