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My dog had s yearly dental cleaning and was given anethesia.

my dog had his yearly dental cleaning and was given anethesia. the vet said he threw up after but wasn't concerned. he had the normal symptoms of anethesia and ate and drank fine. he has diherra and some liquid/gel at the end of him going. last night some of the liquid/gel looked red/orange so I wasn't sure if it was blood. at that time the bet was closed and figured if he continued the next day I would take him to see the dr. he still had diherra with the liquid/gel, but it was more yellowish. now he just had a bowel movement and the stool is starting to form but yet after that he squated and more liquid/gel came out and this time is was blood. in the soft formed stool there was a speck of blood. is this normal after dental cleaning and the anesthesia? is something else going on possibly?

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Dr. Michael Salkin

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My dog has a swollen lower leg. Enormous swelling. He has

My dog has a swollen lower leg. Enormous swelling. He has had scabs on that leg (which my basset hound "cleans" all the time). Upon seeing it I thought something was broken it was so swollen. He is in really good spirits though and puts pressure on it without worry. I began looking for a bee stinger or snake bite marks but found nothing. After he napped a bit, some bloody discharge was on a sheet which i smelled and it smelled like infection. Does that seem likely or am I missing something obvious? What can i do to reduce the swelling? He has some metronidazole left over from a previous prescription (less than 3 months old)...should i give him that?

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Dr. Altman

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Can someone please help me, I have two dogs (yes 2) with

Can someone please help me, I have two dogs (yes 2) with diarrhea. My German Shepard (12.5 yrs old)has had it since Monday evening and is being treated by his vet. They have given me 500 mg Metronidazole Tabs. 1 tablet twice daily for 7 days, we are on day 4 and still has the diarrhea. Now my Golden Retriever (6 yrs old) started with it this morning at 12:30am. Her has some substance but the Shepard it total liquid. I have been feeding him boiled ground turkey breast since he started. The Golden has been on her regular food but now I don't know what to do. Is it possible it't the turkey causing this? The Golden has only cleaned up tiny scraps that the Shepard dropped. I wouldn't think that would be enough to cause this. Can one dog get it from another, my Golden licks the Shepard food after he is done. I don't know what do, I have been cleaning up after them throughout the day and now it's time to feed them. I am afraid to feed!!!

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Pet Doc

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My chihuahua has digestive issues and has episodes when she

My chihuahua has digestive issues and has episodes when she eats things shes not supposed to. I picked up an antibiotic from my vet today and gave her the 1st dose ...have used this several times in the past. Its not working as quickly as before and all of a sudden 10 minutes ago she started panting and dragging her self on her tummy and throwing herself on her side and whimpering. . I have no idea what to doJA: I'm sorry to hear that. What is the dog's name and age?Customer: Selena 4 yrs oldJA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Selena?Customer: No, not that I can think of aside from the digestive thing she is very healthyJA: 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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nekovet

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My 11 week old bulldog puppy was diagnosed with giardia. Our

my 11 week old bulldog puppy was diagnosed with giardia. Our vet prescribed 1cc metronidazole suspension by mouth every 12 hours for 5 days and panacur 2ml by mouth 1x daily for 5 days. We began the regimen yesterday. Today pup will not eat at all, is drinking but vomiting liquid and liquid stool.

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Dr. Peter

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Doctoral Degree

 
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I have a rescue dog about 4 yrs old. Have had her mo. She

I have a rescue dog about 4 yrs old. Have had her for 6 mo. She was extremely scared and afraid of every thing . She has done wonderful and becomes more trusting and confident every day. My problem is she gets diarrhea often. She will be alright for a few days and then she will get diarrhea. I hold food for 24 hrs and then we start again. I feed her Blue Buffalo Life Protection Formula and she gets Milk Bone treats about 4 aday. No table food. Do you have information you can give me that I can try before I make an appointment at my vet. Thank you

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Dr. Kara

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My 5 yo springer spaniel just urinated and there was blood

My 5 yo springer spaniel just urinated and there was blood in it. I noticed the last few days that she seemed to be going, or trying to go, pretty frequently. She eating and drinking fine and is active. I'm guessing she has a UTI. I happened to have some metronizole from a previous GI bug my dogs had. Since it's the weekend do you think there's any chance this would help or should I just wait?JA: I'll do all I can to help. What is the springer spaniel's name and age?Customer: Her name is ***** ***** she's 5.JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Kate?Customer: No, otherwise healthy.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.

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Dr. Michael Salkin

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She has a mucus casing on her stool and a bit of diarrhea.

she has a mucus casing on her stool and a bit of diarrhea. she has had a higher liver count 212.. but got it down to 163 with changing her diet and using Seal Meal and pure Salmon oil.. I make her own food out of organic turkey and rice with ground whole organic eggs for calcium and she was doing great.. she is sensitive in the rear quarter again ..JA: I'm sorry to hear that. What is the dog's name?Customer: MissyJA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Missy?Customer: She does not drink alot of water.. it concerns meJA: 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: but never did

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Dr. Michael Salkin

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My dog was diagnosed with colitis and prescribed

My dog was diagnosed with colitis and prescribed Metronidazole 500mg twice daily. His morning dose seems fine but at night he begins to breath heavily and salivate as if his air ways are blocked. It passes after 2-3 hours. What should I do?

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Pet Doc

Senior Small Animal Veterinarian

BVSc

 
6,816 satisfied customers
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