My little dog is a cocker dachshund mix. She's around 13 or
My little dog is a cocker dachshund mix. She's around 13 or 14 and I've had her 10 years. She has been having some issues lately that I thought were age related (cataracts, tremors, unsteadiness), but today she took a decided turn for the worse. She was fine this morning and early afternoon in and outside. Running about like her former self. Next thing I know she's having a hard time controlling her back end. Back legs are spread wide. She can't walk straight. Salivating profusely. Vomited a yellowish thick foaming mucus.JA: I'm sorry to hear that. 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 dachshund?Customer: I have a fenced yard. No toxins. I live in south eastern indiana. No frogs.
My schnauzer had pre-dental labwork which showed platelet
My schnauzer had pre-dental labwork which showed platelet count of 79. All other labs including bleeding times were normal. X-ray was normal. Vet hasn't offered any treatment at this time. Is this a dangerous platelet level? And what are the next steps that I should take? Oh and he also had a slightly low thyroid level. I'm not sure if this is related. Vet thinks not bc he isn't obese or lethargicJA: 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?Customer: FitzJA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Fitz?Customer: Not that I can think of
I have a 10 year old Dachshund in great health, but on and
I have a 10 year old Dachshund in great health, but on and off over the last year, he's been getting these pimple like bumps that are very itchy have a pus like smell. After they are scratched, they dry and flake off. My Vet gave me a steroidal spray, but it seems to only treat the symptoms. Before I head off to a veterinary dermatologist , I'm wondering if anyone else has experienced this before?JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Using the wrong medication for fleas can be dangerous. You should definitely talk to the Veterinarian. What is the dachshund's name?Customer: OttoJA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Otto?Customer: Nope
Trooper a 12 yo daschaund. Woke up whining and listing to
Trooper a 12 yo daschaund. Woke up whining and listing to the right. He is walking in circles to the right. His eyes are not showing stroke signs.JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Have you looked to see if there is a wound on their foot?Customer: His feet appear fine. His abdomen is tight. And very lathargic.JA: What is the dachshund's name and age?Customer: Trooper 12JA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Trooper?Customer: Had a similar issue two months ago. Thought it was just a pulled muscle. But this appears different.
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He is panting heavily even in cool weather, very hungry and
He is panting heavily even in cool weather, very hungry and thirsty, losing hair even thou it is cold. He has fatty tumors which they say are benign. He is a 12 year old yellow labJA: I'm sorry to hear that. What sort of animal are we talking about?Customer: A dog. SorryJA: OK. Problems with drinking can be serious. I'm glad you noticed it. The Veterinarian will know what to do. What is the dog's name?Customer: FlashJA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Flash?Customer: He has always been a very active lab which is unusual. Always wants to play ball. Still tries but it does not appear to be good for him. I cam remember if I mentioned that he is breathing very heavy- lots of panting and slobber
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He sometimes go shaking and shivering, His name is crunch 4
He sometimes go shaking and shiveringJA: I'm sorry to hear that. What is the dog's name and age?Customer: His name is ***** ***** yr labJA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about crunch?Customer: No he goes perfectly fine in 5-10 mins