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My Springer spaniel who weighs 25 lbs, just ate my

My Springer spaniel who weighs 25 lbs, just ate my levothyroxine 200 mg tablet, should I induce vomitting?JA: I'm sorry to hear that. The Veterinarian will know if your springer spaniel will be able to digest that. What is the springer spaniel's name and age?Customer: Donnie & he is 5 months old.JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Donnie?Customer: No

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Dr. B.

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My normal 6 1/2 lb Pom just took my other hypothyroid Poms

My normal 6 1/2 lb Pom just took my other hypothyroid Poms 1/2 thyroid tabs 0.2 half pillJA: I'm sorry to hear that. What is the dog's name and age?Customer: Cookie she is 5JA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Cookie?Customer: No she's fine but I was worried because she grabbed the other dogs med

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Dr. Dan

Veterinarian and practice owner

Doctoral Degree

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My 12 year old sheltie has been having increasing ALP and

Hi. My 12 year old sheltie has been having increasing ALP and ALT since his colectomy 4 years ago. He has had needle biopsies of both the liver and spleen and has been tested for cushings and adisons....most are negative but some inconclusive everytime we test. Whay do you reccomemd?

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Dr. Meghan Denney

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine

1,956 satisfied customers
My dog is twitching and unresponsive, she's was shaking

My dog is twitching and unresponsive, she's was shaking before that but responsiveJA: I'm sorry to hear that. What is the dog's name and age?Customer: Bealha 15JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Bealha?Customer: She's half beagle and lhaso apso

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Dr. Kara

Doctoral Degree

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My 14 year old lab is leaking what is sometimes urine other

my 14 year old lab is leaking what is sometimes urine other times it's clear and no smell, she has in the past months started to have a hard time getting around and vomits if she gets to excited....any ideas?JA: I'm sorry to hear that. What sort of animal are we talking about?Customer: a dogJA: OK. Welcome! How can I help with your dog?Customer: Sorry i must have started right off with the question,.. my 14 year old lab is leaking what is sometimes urine other times it's clear and no smell, she has in the past months started to have a hard time getting around and vomits if she gets to excited....any ideas?JA: Hopefully it didn't make a mess. Did the dog eat anything unusual?Customer: No but lately it seems hard for her to get around she huffs and puffs alot.JA: What is the dog's name?Customer: MapleJA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Maple?Customer: I don't think so

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Dr. Meghan Denney

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine

1,956 satisfied customers
My dog is a 9 year old large labradoodle, weighs 112 lbs.

My dog is a 9 year old large labradoodle, weighs 112 lbs. Over the past year, he has had a chronic skin infection. He was on antibiotics for about 3-5 months (off and on) and then we decided to take him off that. I was convinced he also has leaky gut. So we took him off antibiotics, put him on seacure for pets and probiotics/digestive enzymes and he was good for about 4-6 weeks. But he is now breaking out all over again with skin infection.JA: I'm sorry to hear that. There are all sorts of infestations your dog can pick up. I'll have you talk to the Veterinarian who'll sort out what is wrong and help you decide what to do about it. What is the dog's name?Customer: I don't really want to put him back on an antibiotic, and have changed his food twice. He also tested fine for thyroid issues, but the doc put him on levothyroxine for 2 months anyway to help with the itching, etc. He did OK, but we have stopped that now (can that cause hypothyroidism?) and as said, he is breaking out again. His name is chesterJA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about chester?Customer: He also has mulitple fatty tumors, which is why I thought he had leaky gut too.

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Rebecca

Veterinarian

Doctoral Degree

23,764 satisfied customers
My dog was diagnosed about a week ago with hypothyroid after

My dog was diagnosed about a week ago with hypothyroid after acting strange and sick for over a month. Started medicine. Energy level has increased and he is seeming more like himself but now I am realizing his eye sight is very dry badJA: I'll do all I can to help. What seems to be the problem with your dog?Customer: He is bumping into things and can't see treats when dropped to him. His eyes are dilated very large indoor, but theJA: What is the dog's name and age?Customer: rex and he is 8 1/2JA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about rex?Customer: They did do a glucose test and it was fine

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Thank you for reaching out. My English Bulldog just turned 8

Hello Pearl! Thank you for reaching out. My English Bulldog just turned 8 years old, and the vet said his liver levels were at 599 last month, so we tried medication for 30 days, but that only brought it down to 539. They are wanting to do an ultrasound to see the liver, but we are wondering if the cost is worth pursuing.JA: I'll do all I can to help. What seems to be the problem with your bulldog?Customer: He had his first and only seizure a month ago that lead to the Vet doing blood work, and then to two medications. Thyroid and Liver meds. The Thyroid balanced back out, but the liver did not.JA: Seizures always look scary. Let's get you talking to the Veterinarian. What is the bulldog's name?Customer: JackJA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Jack?Customer: Just the above information. Thank you

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Dr. Michael Salkin

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DVM

43,182 satisfied customers
Vet, is there a vet on here that can take a look at our dogs

Vet, is there a vet on here that can take a look at our dogs rash?We had him groomed at the kennel, and this is just been getting worse

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Dr. Gabby

Veterinarian

Doctoral Degree

17,552 satisfied customers
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