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I have a 5 year old Great Dane that has a swollen right

I have a 5 year old Great Dane that has a swollen right hock. The swelling is predominantly on the medial side of either the distal tibia or the proximal fibula. When palpated, the swelling is hard and immovable. He presents with no pain when palpated, nor is he limping. He has, however, given himself a lick granuloma approximately 2 inches below the swollen joint, on the lateral side. I have lost a Dane to cancer before, and I am well aware that Danes are more likely than smaller breeds to develop bone cancer. I will be taking him into the vet this week, but I am hoping my mind is just going to the worst possible scenario and there are other reasons besides osteosarcoma or chondrosarcoma for the swelling.

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Dr. Amanda

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My dog is itching a lot, he has a red sore spot on the nub

My dog is itching a lot, he has a red sore spot on the nub of his tail, I cannot take him to a vet as he is too hyper and aggressive when scared. Can I send you a picture of the spot

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Dr. Peter

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Callus like formation outer left eye. Itchy. JA: I'm sorry

Callus like formation outer left eye. Itchy.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 dog's name and age?Customer: Maddox he is 11.5 year old labrador. He has been losing some visual ability recently mostly at night but the skin surrounding his eye must be dry because it cracked and was bleedingJA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Maddox?Customer: He's a crabby old man...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.Customer: He battles ear/yeast infections so I'm cleaning ears every day

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Dr. Michael Salkin

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Looking about my Spouses German Shepherds leg. She

Looking for advice about my Spouses German Shepherds leg. She has been developing a lump that has seemed to spread around her rear paw with the worst area near the location of the dew claw. It will seep clear fluid and is currently hairleas, red and very tender. She has been on antibiotics and to our local vet two times now. I have pictures if someone can help me identify the problem.

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Dr. Gary

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Im hoping i get some help. Weve seeked vet help by 3 times.

Hello, im hoping i get some help. Weve seeked vet help by 3 times. My dog is a 2 year old American bully, he weights 105lbs.(not sure if you need weight but im sure the more information the better). He is very active and eats meat first ingredient dog food. He had this, sore on his paw, for awhile, its very sensitive, it bleeds everytime he runs or if it touches something, it bleeds all over the place, the first time, he had it over 3 months as our vet said it was a hystacytoma, and it would go away. It did not. 3 months later we went back in and it was surgercly removed. All wad good and gone for 6months.,,, now it recently came back, same spot, ontop of his scar. Same looking sore, that bleeds, and scabs... Its a little bit elevated but not that much. It still bleeds everyday. Now we tried antibiotics, oral and topical and nothing has helped him. Would you guys have a clue on what it could be :(

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Dr. John

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My dog is a six year old pomeranian and has rough, scaly

My dog is a six year old pomeranian and has rough, scaly patches of skin on the inner side of her ears. It isn't very red or swollen, and seems to itch but is not warm or sensitive to the touch. She has had it for about two weeks now, maybe a bit longer and I just have not noticed. There is no discharge or wax, nor a foul odor, just these blotches of irritation in the creases of her inner ear skin-but not very deep, though more present like I said, inside the creases and folds as well as the flatter parts farther away from her head.It doesn't seem to be getting worse but also is not getting better. I have been making sure to keep them clean with warm water with a teeny bit of hydrogen peroxide and apple cider vinegar as well as hold warm compresses to the affected areas. (these were all thing suggested to me by a friend of mine who is a vet tech-not a vet though) I assume it is an ear infection of some kind, though I cannot tell how deep in the ear it goes, it seems to mostly be effecting the exposed skin of her ears-which to be fair, is a lot-she is a pom with silly cartoon ears. Ha.I haven't been able to get her into see a vet either because of monetary reasons(like..not having any) or due to the fact my car broke down a few weeks ago so I am just trying to figure out the best way to handle it. If she does need some sort of prescription treatment, are you able to do that over this website? I know other websites for humans allows for 'doctor visits' over Skype or what have you and they can help by prescribing things.Any help is appreciated. My dog is the most important thing to me and I hate the idea that she has to suffer because I happen to hit a rough patch. I just need to understand how urgent this is and how (if I can) keep things from getting worse in case I have to wait a week or so before I can afford to get her properly checked out.

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Dr Marta Lepes

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I have a ten year old. She started chewing at her leg just

I have a ten year old ***** *****. She started chewing at her leg just above her ankle. She will not stop chewing until this area is raw. It seems to heal pretty quickly if you can stop the chewing. I've tried neck cones, and she's been given antibiotics and steroids. I have also tried homeopathic anxiety drops, and wrapping the leg (which she promptly chews off). I don't know what else to do. She has not changed foods nor has she been exposed to anything that I can think of and there is no rash or itchy spots anywhere else. Just this one spot on her front leg. Any thoughts??

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Dr. Jo

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My dog has been licking her back leg 2 years it gets better

My dog has been licking her back leg for about 2 years it gets better then she starts licking it again, the it gets better then she starts licking it again. I tried what the vet gave me didn't work and I have tried other creams and sprays to put over that are supposed to prevent them form licking but that does not work. I have a cone on her head but she manages to move her foot so she can lick it. I do have a picture of her foot and this time it really bad, Please help mexxxxxx x xxxxxxxx ***@******.***xxx-xxx-xxxx

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Dr. Kara

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I have a 10 year old malamute-mix, 100 lbs. He is

I have a 10 year old malamute-mix, 100 lbs. He is excessively licking his groin area and has two silver dollar size sores inside his thigh one on each side of his penis. They started out a reddish color irritation and have since (last couple days turned blackish). He also has a more than I have ever seen penis discharge of yellowish puss which has occurred for a while now. He has been to the vet and I am rubbing a Tri-Otic Ointment prescribed by the vet on the area 2x a day for the last 4-5 days. Which since using the ointment for the last 4-5 days the area has become almost solid black in color. He acts as like he is not feeling well yesterday and especially today. Do you know what this is? What to do?

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Dr. Peter

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