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She is due for oral cancer removal and I will run out of the

She is due for oral cancer removal and I will run out of the Metacam/Melocidyl before monday. Can I give her 1/2 of my 81mg aspirin before bed to help her sleep. Otherwise I could give her a dose o phenobarb which my Chihuahua that died monday was taking for her seizures.JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Seizures always look scary. Let's get you talking to the Veterinarian. What is the dog's name and age?Customer: Trixie, age 10 mini schnauzer rat terrier. Other than a probable benign growth in her mouth she has been perfectly healthy.JA: How old is Trixie?Customer: did you see my last post?JA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Trixie?Customer: That she is the smartest dog we have ever had and at night she seems to have some discomfort. It would only be for one or two nights.

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Dr. Michael Salkin

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My dog, a Staffordshire terrier has had a "pancake like" and

My dog, a Staffordshire terrier has had a brown "pancake like" and viscous diarrhea for 2 nights. Until my vet is available tomorrow, what would be better, pepto bismol, rice or immodium?JA: I'll do all I can to help. What is wrong with your dog?Customer: Diarrhea for 2 nights. Pancake like, viscous and brown In colorJA: Where does your dog seem to hurt?Customer: She does not appear to be hurting - she is resting quietly, still wagging her tail, has a slight limp right front leg, which has been there for a while, probably arthritis. She is approximately 12 y.oJA: OK. No obvious pain. Have you looked to see if there is a wound on their foot?Customer: No, but I can check. She has had redness between her toes rece\ntlyJA: The Veterinarian will ask you more detailed questions to find out what is causing this. Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about your dog?Customer: She does have mitral regurgitation - now up to a grade III murmur. I was just about to take her in for an echo cardiogramJA: What is the dog's name?Customer: Misty Pit

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Dr. Peter

Veterinarian

Doctoral Degree

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My dog Roxy is 14 years old, she is a jumper, jumps from

My dog Roxy is 14 years old, she is a jumper, jumps from chair to floor, etc. Last March she had a diagnosed cartilage/vertebra issue, causing her pain. She wax given Metacam. She recovered but this evening she's uncomfortable, I think it's her back again. I have metacam left from 3/16 with an expiration date of 05/17. Can I give this to her until we can get to our vet?

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Dr. Ann M.

Veterinarian

Doctoral Degree

5,894 satisfied customers
Our ferret snuck outside under our backyard stormdoor and

our ferret snuck outside under our backyard stormdoor and was attacked by our german sheperd. she is eating and drinking well but is only using her front paws to drag herself around. she moves her left paw and i can feel a little strength in her right paw. she is urinating fine and having normal stools but we are having to clean her bottom are because she drags herself out of her litter box. do you think she will be ok in a couple of days or should we visit the vet?JA: I'll do all I can to help. What is the ferret's name and age?Customer: Her name is ***** ***** on her age we are not sure . we took her in because are granddaughter couldnt have her at their new apartment. we think about a year oldJA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about sasha?Customer: Not that we can think of. i am hoping her little paw is just bruised. we dont want anything happening to her.

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Heath Wilkerson

ER/ICU & Exotic Animal Veterinarian

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

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14 lb. silky terrier, 12 years old, just jumped off our

14 lb. silky terrier, 12 years old, just jumped off our hotel bed and is limping badly. Can't walk on left hind leg but isn't whimpering or anything. Just lying on his belly right now. He can't walk on that leg. Is there something I can give him and should I wait to take him to hospital? We are travelingJA: I'm sorry to hear that. Have you looked to see if there is a wound on their foot?Customer: No wound. It doesn't seem broken.JA: What is the silky terrier's name?Customer: frescoJA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about fresco?Customer: Not that I can think of at moment.

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Dr. Altman

Veterinarian

Doctoral Degree

18,470 satisfied customers
I had my yorkie spayed on Friday and she has tremors and is

I had my yorkie spayed on Friday and she has tremors and is bolting around. I am giving Hee Metacam for pain but it is it working - can I give 2nd dose when the first one today was only 8 hours ago?JA: I'm sorry to hear that. What sort of animal are we talking about?Customer: Yorkshire terrierJA: OK. How old is Yorkshire terrier?Customer: 6 mosJA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Yorkshire terrier?Customer: She weighs about 4.5 lbs and they did an OVE - only took out the ovaries

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Dr. B.

Veterinary Degree (BVMS)

31,914 satisfied customers
My 15 year old Chihuahua has been losing weight, can no

My 15 year old Chihuahua has been losing weight, can no longer get on the furniture by himself, and yelps when my kids try to pick him up. He has no problems getting off the furniture and still has an appetite. Is this old age, or is he sick?

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Dr. B.

Veterinary Degree (BVMS)

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My dog ate 5.3 mL of metacam, it was either my 10 month old

my dog ate 5.3 mL of metacamJA: I'm sorry to hear that. The Veterinarian will know if your dog will be able to digest that. What is the dog's name and age?Customer: it was either my 10 month old beagle, 30 pounds, 4 year old beagle, 38 pounds, or beagle border collie, 45 poundsJA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about border collie?Customer: border collie was incdued to vomit and vomited approx. 1 hour after ingestion, the other two were not.

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Dr. Michael Salkin

Veterinarian

DVM

40,898 satisfied customers
My 7 year old terrier had 2 stage 1 mast cell tumors removed

my 7 year old terrier had 2 stage 1 mast cell tumors removed one capsulated and 1 on the skin. both removed successfully . Dog on apical for severe allergies and asthma. since surgery dog is thirsty but never exceeds 1 cup to cup and half of water. she has a hicup type thing and sometimes vomits a bit in back of throat and chews it down. Dr, kathy at becker animal hospital in northfield IL says this is normal but I'm not sure. Just read should not vaccinate dogs with mast cell cancer/ M CONFUSED...HELP

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Dr. B.

Veterinary Degree (BVMS)

31,914 satisfied customers
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