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I took my dog to the vet a week ago tomorrow and have a

i took my dog to the vet a week ago tomorrow and have a recheck scheduled for tomorrow. she has either Leptospirosis or an auto-immune disease. So to treat for lepto we have her on antibiotics plus prednisone. 5 milligrams of pred 2 times a day today her stomach is distended and she just tried to jump up on the sofa and had problems with that. she is 4 years oldJA: I'm sorry to hear that. What is the dog's name?Customer: she started eating a few hours after her initial antibiotics and pred shots from the vet and i think she is on the mend but now i fear the prednisone is having adverse affects and i want to skip tonights dose if that would help stellaJA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about your dog?Customer: no she has been healthy until now

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My 13 year old yorkie has not eaten for 2 days but is

My 13 year old yorkie has not eaten for 2 days but is drinking quite a bit of water. She is extremely listlessJA: 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?Customer: KatoJA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Kato?Customer: She started being really picky with her food about a month ago. So I have tried all sorts of different things to tempt her, but no luck

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She's 9 and has very high cholesterol: 1052. Max is 400

she's 9 and has very high cholesterol : 1052. Max is 400 according to the lab. Can I give her red yeast extract to lower it?JA: What sort of animal are we talking about?Customer: Belgian Shepherd, 75 pounds, femaleJA: OK. I'm sure she 's feels you are doing your best. What seems to be the problem with she 's?Customer: Can I give red yeast extract to lower her cholesterol?JA: Where does she 's seem to hurt?Customer: she's not hurting!!!! Cholesterol is too high - she could have a heart attackJA: OK. No obvious pain. Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about she 's?Customer: no

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My dog is 7 weight 8lbs she is on prominent 25 mg for about

My dog is 7 weight 8lbs she is on prominent 25 mg for about 2 yrs. The vet put her on steroids for allergies. She went of them 7/10 . She is still wetting. I called they said take her to a specialist. What can he do if anything? And at what cost to money wise. And her health wise?

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My 8 year old Pom has started urinating all over the floor.

My 8 year old Pom has started urinating all over the floor. I took her to the vet because I thought she may have an infection. He said she had a shadow on her bladder close to the opening but there was no infection. She still drinks lots of water and I have to take her out every half hour or so. What are my options?

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My mini dacshund has had urine symptoms for awhile..took

My mini dacshund has had urine symptoms for awhile..took meds for infection- but seems still unable to control it-has begun urinating inside-in the bed with us-on the couch..today I found a small amount of blood with a soft stringy brown thin it.. I'm not rich..any clues?

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My 5yr old Cavalier has awful bad breath. He's already on a

My 5yr old Cavalier has awful bad breath. He's already on a special restricted diet of dry food especially for Cavaliers, to lose weight and improve breath. He's been on one cup per day for 18mths and he's lost 1kg. He's drinking a lot of water, he gets mint chews, bones etc but nothing helps. It's the worst ever right now. Do you know why?JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Strange behavior is often perplexing. I'm sure the Veterinarian can help you. What is the dog's name?Customer: CocoJA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Coco?Customer: No

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Hes drinking lots of water and not eating as much also

hes drinking lots of water and not eating as much also urinating constantly.JA: I'm sorry to hear that. What is the dog's name and age?Customer: Apache, human years 10JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Apache?Customer: no

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My 8-1/2 yr. old female beagle has been needing to urinate

My 8-1/2 yr. old female beagle has been needing to urinate more often and so I have been taking her outside to relieve herself 3 or 4 times a day. When this first started I checked with my present vet and he said it is because she is getting older. Lately she has been having "accidents" in the house which I can't anticipate. Because I am going on vacation for about a week & 1/2, I have hired a professional dog sitter who will care for her in his home. I have told him about this problem, but I hate to think that she'll be wetting his carpet. It seems impossible to anticipate these accidents.Is there a medication that will prevent these accidents...such as those, including myself, a elderly woman takes for some urinary incontinence...for dog's that is safe and really works?

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