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Thanks! Last Tuesday my 7 year old Toy Poodle had a seizure,

Thanks! Last Tuesday my 7 year old Toy Poodle had a seizure, first ever, then again on last Saturday Morning. He's now taking medicine for seizures after seeing a neurologist who told me what to look out for if tumor, one symptom is his hind legs. It seems to me that his hind legs are trying to buckle from under him, but he's still holding himself up well. I fear something is more to his seizures. Is there a blood test that can determine cancer. I must find alternative ways to get a diagnosis in case I need money for surgey which i would strongly like to avoid & catch early. Can you help? What can I do? How much will this cost? My Poodle weight 5.9lbs.JA: I'm not sure of the exact price, but there's only a $5 deposit. The rest of the price information will be on the page I send you to. I'm sorry to hear that. This sounds like it might be serious. I'll let the Veterinarian know what's going on ASAP. Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about your toy poodle?Customer: He is neutered. He has a high protein diet. We got a blood test and neither the vet or neurologist saw any problems with his blood work.

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Samuel Peck

Associate Veterinarian

Doctorate Veterinary Medicine

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Our Karelian Bear Dog is bleeding from his penis. It happens

Our Karelian Bear Dog is bleeding from his penis. It happens after he's been sleeping our inactive for a while. Not a huge amout, maybe 3 onouces about 5 times a day. For about 4 days now,,no way to get to a vet,,300 miles out in Alaska Bush. Thanks JimJA: I'm sorry to hear that. Could be a lot of things that cause lethargy. The Veterinarian will know how to help Jim. Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Jim?Customer: This has happen in the past and we are giving him a series of antibiotics now.

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Sean Egan

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

324 satisfied customers
Soft coated wheaton male just turned 5 yrs. has attacked our

Soft coated wheaton male just turned 5 yrs. has attacked our frail 11 yr old Kerrie Blue female for the 4th time trying to kill her (biting neck).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: This has been in the last six months. Chewy (Chewbakka).JA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Chewbakka?Customer: Attack is sudden without warning. I yell to stop it. He runs in his crate growling as I shut door. We hsve very passive 9 yr old male Kerrie Blue and the play together.

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Dr. Ann M.

Veterinarian

Doctoral Degree

6,180 satisfied customers
Our puppy was recently neutered - and seems to be having

Hi - our puppy was recently neutered - and seems to be having discharge around the surgery site.JA: I'll do all I can to help. What is wrong with the puppy?Customer: We are trying to figure out if he may have an infection. Site is red (not swollen that I can tell), no bleeding, but a pus like discharge in his furJA: There are all sorts of infestations the puppy can pick up. I'll have you talk to the Veterinarian who'll sort out what is wrong and help you decide what to do about it. What is the puppy's name?Customer: CoyoteJA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Coyote?Customer: His neuter surgery was Wednesday - so four days ago now...

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Sean Egan

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

324 satisfied customers
I have a 6 year old neutered male Golden Retriever. Exactly

I have a 6 year old neutered male Golden Retriever. Exactly two weeks ago on Sunday morning he woke up and tried to throw up but nothing came out. After that was fine and ate normally. The next morning he did the same and threw up a little bile and then was normal. I brought him to the vet and he started on a 10-day course of sulcrate. Tuesday night and Wednesday night he threw up his dinner. Although I probably didn't leave enough time for the sulcrate to take effect. After he threw up his dinner Thursday the vet put him on cerenia for 4 days all has been good until this morning when during the morning walk he tried to throw up once. When I brought him home he ate a normal breakfast and was running around the house.His activity level is normal, energy level good, stools are hard and well-formed. Drinking and urine is normal.Just days prior to this he went in for his checkup. Blood tests were normal although there was an elevated triglyceride which may have been due to recent meal. Urine was normal and fecal sample negative.He started on apoquel April 4. Otherwise no change to diet.When he vomited food everything was normal. No traces of blood.

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Dr. Bruce

Veterinarian

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

20,566 satisfied customers
I have a 45 pound, Alaskan Husky Australian Shepherd Mix and

I have a 45 pound, Alaskan Husky Australian Shepherd Mix and I believe he has been poisoned by weed killer, specifically Dimethylamine Salt in Spectracide. I believe it was NOT ingested, but rather absorbed in the skin.JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Did you see what Australian ate?Customer: I do not believe he ate anything, but was on the grass shortly after the weed killer was applied. It is possible that he ate some grass with it on it, but I didn't witness that.JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Australian?Customer: My dog's name is ***** ***** started acting tired and lethargic about 4 hours ago, is limping on his front right leg.... had a little bit of diarrhea about the same time he began acting lethargic.

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Sean Egan

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

324 satisfied customers
Second opinion] Just looking up when to spay my female

Second opinion] Just looking up when to spay my female cavalier king charles spaniel. Reading yes before first hear for mammary issues but some say need hormones for growth and should wait till puberty

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Dr. Michael Salkin

Veterinarian

DVM

42,092 satisfied customers
I have a terrier about five years so he has been drinking a

I have a ***** ***** terrier about five years so he has been drinking a lot of water and peeing a lot today he has been throwing upJA: I'm sorry to hear that. Hopefully it didn't make a mess. Did Russell eat anything unusual?Customer: Not that I know ofJA: OK. The Veterinarian will know what to do. Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Russell?Customer: No

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Dr. Kara

Doctoral Degree

26,538 satisfied customers
Just looking up when to spay my female cavalier spaniel.

Just looking up when to spay my female cavalier king charles spaniel. Reading yes before first hear for mammary issues but some say need hormones for growth and should wait till puberty

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Dr. Altman

Veterinarian

Doctoral Degree

18,818 satisfied customers
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