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My dog is severely hyper thyroid. She's extremely lethargic,

My dog is severely hyper thyroid. She's extremely lethargic, she won't eat, barely moves. Is there anything they can do for her if I bring her into the emergency veterinarian? She's an 11 pound poodle.

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Pet Doc

Senior Small Animal Veterinarian

BVSc

 
6,740 satisfied customers
Salkin, we just gave our dogs some sea bass we got at a

HI Dr Salkin, we just gave our dogs some sea bass we got at a restaurant. it was cooked with tomatoes and celery so we thought it was safe. We only found out after we gave them the fish that it was also cooked in white wine and olive oil. Have we threatened our dogs' health?JA: I'll do all I can to help. What is the matter with the dog?Customer: the amount of sea bass was around 2 inches by 2 inches, and it was split between my two poodle mixes, 14lb & 28lbJA: Where does the poodle seem to hurt?Customer: they don't seem to be exhibiting any symptoms, but I just wanted to make sureJA: OK. No obvious pain. Can you see anything that looks wrong or different?Customer: no, they are behaving as usualJA: OK. Nothing visually obvious. Is the poodle eating normally?Customer: they look fineJA: Is the poodle having trouble peeing or pooing?Customer: yes, appetite is there.JA: What is the poodle's name and age?Customer: no problems pooping and peeingJA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about the poodle?Customer: the 14b is 11 years old, the 28lb is 9 years oldJA: What is the poodle's name?Customer: 11 year old 14 lb is Stella, she also struggles with Cushings disease and has had a Pulmonary Thromboembolism, and has pancreatitisJA: 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.Customer: cool

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nekovet

Veterinary Degree (BVMS)

 
23,986 satisfied customers
He is losing hair like crazy, losing weight despite food

He is losing hair like crazy, losing weight despite food increase and vomitted today.JA: I'm sorry to hear that. What sort of animal are we talking about?Customer: 13 month old Labrador retriever. Had a blood test done for thyroid and it was fine. The vet said he is healthy and just sheds alot. I am not at all convinced. He seriously looks awful.JA: OK. This sounds like it might be serious. I'll let the Veterinarian know what's going on ASAP. Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about the Labrador retriever?Customer: He is still full of energy. He did have a pretty big tick on his ear. Not sure how fast lane disease can show symptoms.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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Dr. Kara

Doctoral Degree

 
22,866 satisfied customers
I would like to know what I'm doing wrong. My american

I would like to know what I'm doing wrong. My american staffordshire terrier is a neutered male, 2 years old. Weighs 80 lbs currently, but vet said he is slightly overweight. She wants him to weigh between 75-77 lbs. He was eating 2 cups a day, 360 cal / cup. I cut back to 1.5 cups a day. He is not losing weight. Very active dog, exercises an hr or more daily.

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Rebecca

Veterinarian

Doctoral Degree

 
19,500 satisfied customers
She was stiff legged and shaking, Tinkerbell 4, No,

She was stiff legged and shakingJA: I'm sorry to hear that. What is the dog's name and age?Customer: Tinkerbell 4JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Tinkerbell?Customer: NoJA: 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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Dr. Peter

Veterinarian

Doctoral Degree

 
38,504 satisfied customers
My dog seems off. She doesn't like taking walks anymore she

Hi my dog seems off. She doesn't like taking long walks anymore she sleeps a lot she eats, not as well as she has, she drinks, pees n poops but just doesn't seem to be interested in anythingJA: 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: Zoe, she's 6JA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Zoe?Customer: She is scared of so many things specially loud sounds and goes in the bathroom under the vanity when she gets scared.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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Dr. Michael Salkin

Veterinarian

DVM

 
31,896 satisfied customers
Is there any good over the counter remedy dog with

Is there any good over the counter remedy for a dog with hypothyroidism? I cannot afford vet visit and tests, but have this diagnosis from a few years ago. She was on soloxine .10 twice a day to start. She is presently suffering with this as well as seborreah dermatitis.

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Dr. Joey

Veterinarian

Post-Doctoral Degree

 
7,074 satisfied customers
11 year old English lab is suddenly walking flat footed both

11 year old English lab is suddenly walking flat footed both feetJA: I'm sorry to hear that. Have you looked to see if there is a wound on their foot?Customer: no its actually looks like all 4 feet recently diagnosed with hypothyroidism and on med for thisJA: The Veterinarian will ask you more detailed questions to find out what is causing this. What is the dog's name?Customer: brutusJA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Brutus?Customer: no pretty healthy Just noticed this the last week or soJA: 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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Dr. Joey

Veterinarian

Post-Doctoral Degree

 
7,074 satisfied customers
Our 10yr old schnauzer has diabetes. He is on vetsulin. He

Our 10yr old schnauzer has diabetes. He is on vetsulin. He is also losing the hair on his nose, tail and back. The hair on his back is turning light brown. Is there any supplements that we could add to his food (Purina ProPlan dual fiber control).

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Dr. Michael Salkin

Veterinarian

DVM

 
31,896 satisfied customers
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