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We are doing EVERYTHING possible for the fleas we found on

We are doing EVERYTHING possible for the fleas we found on both our dog and cat. Vets, Best topical tx.'s every 3 weeks, Terminex, Spent over $1,000. on household carpet, upholstery, shampoos, bombs and we just did them (Advantix Plus II for the dog and Frontline Plus for the cat as well as anxiety and flea pills for the dog). Been vacuuming and washing in HOT water every day practically and our babies are still scratching and licking A LOT !!! My husband also used the treatments about 6 days ago (every 3 wks.) and shampooed the 11 lb. dog with a soothing shampoo 2 days ago. We're going out of our minds. The dog needs grooming and we think she may have brought them home from there so we don't know where to go for that either. Can you please help?

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Dr. Michael Salkin

Veterinarian

DVM

35,112 satisfied customers
My little Maltese chewed on my potassium medicine but I

My little Maltese chewed on my potassium medicine but I don't think he swallowed any. He has been trying to go to the bathroom several times but only one semi soft drop came out and he won't drink or eat except his treat once. How can I make him go to the bathroom or vomit or should I even try to do that.

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Christi Belew

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

388 satisfied customers
My five and a half month old basset was spayed Friday

My five and a half month old basset was spayed Friday afternoon. She started licking her vaginal area a little more a few days after surgery, but I thought nothing of it. Today I noticed a spot of blood on her blanket. I checked her incision, which is fine, but noticed that she has a slight bloody discharge from her vulva. It's very light, and I've only seems two spots on her blanket so far. What could this be?

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I just started using Gold Bond Medicated powder on my feet

I just started using Gold Bond Medicated powder on my feet now that it's shoe season. My dog likes to lick my feet last night and I forgot about this powder that I put in my socks.My dog is throwing up now after she eats. I'm nervous for my BFF. can you help me. Thank You,

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Christi Belew

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

388 satisfied customers
My dog has had an issue with regurgitating his food and has

My dog has had an issue with regurgitating his food and has been susceptible to vomiting and diarrhea. I've had blood tests done to rule out pancreatitis, changed his diet to Hills Digestive I/d, had him on antacids. Nothing has helped and it has been beyond frustrating. Sometimes he will go days without regurgitating and sometimes he will regurgitate small amounts all day long. What do you think is going on? He is a Boston Terrier. I love the little guy but the expenses are adding up and I can't afford to keep paying for no answers/results.

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Christi Belew

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

388 satisfied customers
For the past 4 years our schnauzer has used our fenced in

For the past 4 years our schnauzer has used our fenced in backyard freely as his oasis. He has NOT been regularly dewormed since he usually is in our backyard or on pavement walks with us. For half the year there is a lot of snow outside. We try to pickup weekly but some feces will go unnoticed until much later because they can be so tiny. My daughter was born in January and we started deworming him monthly in June along with flea and tick medication. He has never shown and outward signs of having worms...but I know that sometimes dogs can carry roundworms without any signs. Is there a chance the dog can potentially bring in eggs from potentially contaminated soil in the backyard from the past four years? What are the chances he will bring in something that can harm my baby? Should I limit his access to the backyard from now on?

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Dr. Michael Salkin

Veterinarian

DVM

35,112 satisfied customers
She is constantly scratching. We give her a half of benadryl

She is constantly scratching. We give her a half of benadryl in am and pm and it does alleviate it for a while buy there's something going on.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: she doesn't have fleasJA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about the dog?Customer: what are some things that could be causing this besides fleas? I don't see anything on her body.

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Dr. Michael Salkin

Veterinarian

DVM

35,112 satisfied customers
My dog was neutered yesterday. He is wearing a neck cone but

My dog was neutered yesterday. He is wearing a neck cone but still very bothered by omission and tries to lick it. Is there any remedy to make it less irritating for him?

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Dr. B.

Veterinary Degree (BVMS)

26,114 satisfied customers
I think my 5 lb chihuahua may have eaten a combat max ant

I think my 5 lb chihuahua may have eaten a combat max ant bait (fipronil) yelps in pain when her hind legs and or hip area is touched now.JA: I'm sorry to hear that. The Veterinarian will know if the dog will be able to digest that. What is the dog's name and age?Customer: Violet and approx 5 yrsJA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Violet?Customer: Just had surgery to remove mammary tumbra about 1 month ago. Tumors

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Dr. B.

Veterinary Degree (BVMS)

26,114 satisfied customers
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