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He a 9.5 years old fix purebred shihtzu he throws up every 5

he a 9.5 years old fix purebred shihtzu he throws up every 5 or7 days the yellow flue he got bad breathJA: I'm sorry to hear that. Hopefully it didn't make a mess. Did the dog eat anything unusual?Customer: no he on his dogfood for his breed that all sometimes he eats cesar food but I watch him he being sick for a whileJA: What is the dog's name?Customer: noname we got him from shelter .JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about we?Customer: no he loves to eat . he got a little white pimple underside of his tonge

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Dr. Kara

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My yorkie was chewing on a bone and now she's doing this ..

Hello my yorkie was chewing on a bone and now she's doing this ..JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Strange behavior is often perplexing. I'm sure the Veterinarian can help you. What is the dog's name and age?Customer: https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=pJiqhDovycMJA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about the dog?Customer: No

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Carole Cocagne

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

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Red inflamed gums. my 12 yr old pug has recently had her

red inflamed gums. my 12 yr old pug has recently had her teeth cleaned, xrays, blood work to rule out kidney issues and has been on 3 rounds of antibiotics. My pug continues to appear in discomfort in her gums/mouth area when off antibiotics. i have taken her back in 3 times, they have done more xrays, gone back in a checked for absess and only see gum disease and possibly some pockets but are unsure of the continued halitosis, irritation and pain my dog is in.JA: I'm sorry to hear that. What is the pug's name?Customer: brittney spearsJA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about brittney?Customer: no. all blood work has come back great. no elevated signs to show kidney issues.,

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My beagle is experiencing chronic reverse sneezing. We took

My beagle is experiencing chronic reverse sneezing. We took her to the vet who recommended a Zyrtec pill each day. That has not proven to be effective. She does stop the huffing when she sleeps. Other than that it is nearly constant.JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Could be a lot of things that cause lethargy. The Veterinarian will know how to help your beagle. What is the beagle's name and age?Customer: Penny, age 9JA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Penny?Customer: No.

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Dr. Kara

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My chihuahua is older and is having trouble with movement in

My chihuahua is older and is having trouble with movement in his back legs. He also is congested and lethargic with a dry, hacking cough. I guess its likely he has degenerative myelopathy plus congestive heart failure. If so, I think its best we euthanize. But before I do that, I'm wondering if there is any theory under which he could be suffering all these symptoms from something that could be cured or treated?JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Could be a lot of things that cause lethargy. The Veterinarian will know how to help your dog. What is the dog's name and age?Customer: Julio - 12-13JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about julio?Customer: Not that I know of... they would have to ask me.

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Dr. Karing

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My dog has recently been reluctant to eat her dry food, and

My dog has recently been reluctant to eat her dry food, and her gums are red. We have switched to wet food for now, and she does eat it but her appetite seems to have decreased.Could this be a sign of gum disease or something worse?

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Dr. Kara

Doctoral Degree

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Excessive panting, 13 year old cavalier, see above, seems

excessive panting, 13 year old cavalier king charlesJA: I'll do all I can to help. What is wrong with the dog?Customer: see aboveJA: Where does the dog seem to hurt?Customer: seems uncomfortable in the abdomenJA: OK. What is the dog's name?Customer: MollyJA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Molly?Customer: molly has had head tremors for over a year that appear to be on the increase, but no sign of pain

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My dog is quite old, poodle mix and has just started

My dog is quite old, poodle mix and has just started drinking lots of water and not eating. She also wanders at night which we figure is just old age.JA: I'm sorry to hear that. What is the dog's name and age?Customer: Molly, and we're not sure. We found her on the streets. Probably around 12+JA: How old is Molly,?Customer: Probably 12+JA: Is there anything else the veterinarian should be aware of about Molly,?Customer: Really bad breath, but she has always had that since we got her.

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Dr. Kara

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My puppy wheezes at times sort of like hes clearing his

My puppy wheezes at times sort of like hes clearing his throat. Its happened at playtime, after drinking water etc. What could be the cause of it he goes to banfield and the vet there had checked his heart and lungs and said nothing to worry about.

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Dr. Kara

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  • Hello, and thank you! I am having extremely severe tooth and gum disease problems, i.e. ROTTING! Seems to affect my body with scabs, open wounds. My dogs love to lick these. This cannot be healthy to them, right??
  • My 14 year old chihuahua, with gum disease appears to have a back tooth poking out of the side of her mouth. Emergency vet visit?
  • My yorkie has gum disease lots of teeth have been removed in the past she's about 12-14 years old she has a loose tooth won't estate all is lethargic
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