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I have 2 almost 5 month old yorkie puppies. About 3 days ago

Hi My name is ***** ***** I have 2 almost 5 month old yorkie puppies. About 3 days ago they both ate a small amount of vanilla ice cream. The same night my female yorkie had diarreah that lasted throughout the night. Once we got home she threw up what looked like bile. I kept a close eye on both of their waste to make sure the diarreah had stopped. I woke up this morning and went into the puppies room where I found a small amount of throw up on a blanket and a waste pipe that contained mucous. Her attitude has not changed and she is playing with me and her brother like normal. Could all of this be contributed to the ice cream?

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Dr. Deb

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I have a 12 year old beagle who was diagnosed with atypical

I have a 12 year old beagle who was diagnosed with atypical cushings earlier this year.. But he has been responding very well to treatment so far. Last Thursday he vomited, but then Friday everything was fine. No vomit. Poop looked OK. Then Saturday morning, he had loose stool. Since then he has had loose stool with a lot of mucus, but aside from frequent bathroom breaks, he otherwise was acting fine. I put him on chicken and rice and kept an eye on him.JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Hopefully it didn't make a mess. Did the beagle eat anything unusual?Customer: Yesterday, he decided that he didn't want to eat the chicken and rice anymore. However, he was interested in his old food. Also he started acting depressed or lethargic. He does perk up for his old food or a treat and does have an appetite. He's also still been drinking and his gums have good color.JA: What is the beagle's name?Customer: Jake.JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Jake?Customer: About two weeks ago, we had to make an emergency trip to the vet because he was acting sick. He was diagnosed with pancratitis and a parasite brought on by eating stool. He was placed on antibiotics for 10 days and just finshed up last week. Could ti be possible that the antibiotics have disturbed his good bacteria?

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Rebecca

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He has lost 9lbs. And is picking over his food but is very

He has lost 9lbs. And is picking over his food but is very active. He blood work reveals no issues. He was recently on a raw diet for 6 weeks. Not sure why he has dropped the weight.JA: I'm sorry to hear that. What is the dog's name?Customer: JusticeJA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Justice?Customer: No. He is happy and playful

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Kelly Hill

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I have a question about a puppy who has been separated from

I have a question about a puppy who has been separated from her mother. The litter appears to be 3x's bigger in weight and overall size compared to this puppy. I have removed this puppy from her pack because she was not eating and has bad diarrhea. Her poop is dark green. She will not interact with her litter mates and will hide in the corner of the whelping box.She appears to be the runt although I might just be assuming so based on her weight.My question is regarding removal from the litter mates completely while she gets better or do I put her back into the whelping box ? I know it is important for puppies to be with other dogs to develop skills needed in life. I have been giving this pup a lot of love and affection and she sleeps bundled up in her favorite blanket next to me at night. I just want this pup to have the best shot at getting what she needs to get better.Please advise.

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Dr. Deb

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My dog has been coughing or trying to clear his throat all

My dog has been coughing or trying to clear his throat all day. Won't eat, breathing is ok, is shaking at times. It's like somethings caught in his throat or irritating it. Vomited once this morning and grass and liquid came up.

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Dr. Altman

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I have a beautiful 4 year old male who has been fixed . The

I have a beautiful 4 year old male who has been fixed . The last three to 4 days he has had a bowel movement and if I rub his belly he growls !!

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Dr. B.

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She is shaking with tail tucked under. She seems to be constipated

She is shaking with tail tucked under. She seems to be constipated and has poop stuck in her anus (noticed same problem 2 days ago).JA: I'm sorry to hear that. What is the dog's name?Customer: RigginsJA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Riggins?Customer: She is 8 and a wheaten terrierJA: 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. B.

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My Great Dane shredded a towel on Tuesday when no one was home

My Great Dane shredded a towel on Tuesday when no one was home so we don't know if he ingested any of it but he has started to have light brown liquid diarrhea and tried several times to move his bowels further. He is eating, he is not lethargic and seems to be ok otherwise. We have been giving him rice, pumpkin and a pro biotic milk to help his stomach. He has had surgery in the past for eating a sock but his symptoms were very obvious with that. There were a few small strings in some of the waste that I sprayed with the hose in the yard. He drinks and eats regularly.

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Dr. Altman

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Dog has been constipated days...straining, but nothing

dog has been constipated for 2 days...straining, but nothing happens...no blood, still eating, drinking and acting normally

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Dr. B.

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