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I have a 7 yr old Bouvier who was speyed at 12mts and has

hi - i have a 7 yr old Bouvier bitch who was speyed at 12mts and has had dental operation to remove her 2 back teeth and a couple of front teeth from gum disease.JA: I'll do all I can to help. What is the matter with the dog?Customer: the op was 4 weeks ago. she has been eating ok till 1 week ago when she stopped eating. she was 39kg at the time of the op now shes 34kgJA: What is the dog's name?Customer: mazzieJA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Massie?Customer: shes on anti nausea meds - will get the name of them soon and shes ben on synaven injections for 2 mths for arthritis

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My dog has a lot of allergies to things and is on a

My dog has a lot of allergies to things and is on a prescription diet. Can I still use dog toothpaste or is there something else I can useJA: I'll do all I can to help. What is wrong with your dog?Customer: He has food allergies and environmental allergies. I want to brush his teeth but I don't know what I can use. Is dog tooth paste okay or is there something natural I can you with his toothbrushJA: What is the dog's name and age?Customer: Tate and he is 3 1/2JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Tate?Customer: He is on a prescription diet (hills Z/D) and the vet hunks he may have environments allergies. He is on his third week of no medication so that he can have allergy blood tests done.JA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Veterinarian about your situation and then connect you two.

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Rebecca

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My dog has been making a snorting noise all day. Sometimes

My dog has been making a snorting noise all day. Sometimes it gets bad and he can't control it and his whole body convulses as if he is dry heaving. It sounds like a pig, or like when a human snorts mucus. He does it the pig noise more when he is eating or sniffing things. It seems to be affecting his barking too. Should I be concerned? What could this be?

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Dr. Kara

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My dog just had surgery yesterday because they found a mass

HI. my dog just had surgery yesterday because they found a mass on his gum line. It looked like a red gumball with a tiny little one hanging from it. When they were in surgery, they had to remove five teeth due to abscesses and loose teeth. My dog is 13 and I have been so reluctant to put him under, hence the problems. My vet will not tell me what he really thinks and I'm very concerned. They sent the mass for biopsy. My question is: Considering that he had teeth pulled and the abscesses, could this mass have been related??

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Dwight Alleyne

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My westie, 11yrs. has gum disease. He's had teeth out, but

My westie, 11yrs. has gum disease. He's had teeth out, but has little tartar, strong teeth and one vet didn't even believe me! I cannot stand the pain look in his eyes and at night he's restless and they are very inflamed. I prefer to use homeopathic remedies if possible but anything that will relieve the pain would be welcomed.Being elderly cost is a real problem He's seen 3 Vets, had xrays etc. all to no avail.Can you please advise?Molly Shereston

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Rebecca

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She reverse sneezes a lot and while it's happening there's

She reverse sneezes a lot and while it's happening there's a foul odorJA: I'm sorry to hear that. What is the dog's name and age?Customer: Kallie she's 1JA: Anything else I can tell the Veterinarian before I connect you two?Customer: NoJA: I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Veterinarian about your situation and connect you two.

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My parent's dog is taking two meds--Metacam &

Hi, My parent's dog is taking two meds--Metacam & Clavaseptin50mg, for his gum disease & extracted teeth. He vomited once last night and again just an hour ago, but otherwise seems normal. do you think it's safe for him to continue with his medications?JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?Customer: just vomiting yellow bile My parents tried pushing around the stomach area with their fingers to see if he reacts with pain, but he was fine he's eating and drinking fine alsoJA: OK got it. Last thing — Dog Veterinarians generally expect a deposit of about $19 to help with your type of question (you only pay if satisfied). Now I'm going to take you to a page to place a secure deposit with JustAnswer. Don't worry, this chat is saved. After that, we will finish helping you.

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Dr. John

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My cain terriers jaw has started clicking quite a bit and he

My cain terriers jaw has started clicking quite a bit and he has a hard lump on the.side of his lower jaw about the size of a marble but he doesn't seem to be in any pain.

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Dr. Michael Salkin

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She pants heavily even at rest, I noticed she has a lump

She pants heavily even at rest, I noticed she has a lump fairly big in size around not nasty looking but it frightens meJA: 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: She is a malti poo about 25 lbdJA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about the dog?Customer: Well she seems a bit arthritic but she isn13 could be 14 she was a rescue normally her life very healthy but now she wheezes once in s while she scratches all the time and chews on the top of her paw for arm but other timesJA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer where you can place your fully refundable $5 deposit (plus $14 after the Veterinarian responds). While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Veterinarian about your situation and connect you two.

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