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I have a 6 year old neutered male miniature dachshund who is

I have a 6 year old neutered male miniature dachshund who is due for a dental. He has severe allergies that flare in the summer and last until the fall. He is very sensitive to certain treats and foods as well. Just a really sensitive little guy! His last dental was in 2014 and he has all of his bottom incisors removed. The veterinarian's office I took him to, their scale consistently read anywhere from .5-1 lb heavier than he actually weighed. When I took him for his dental, everything went fine except for the vet stated she had to administer atropine because his heart rate was slow. Needless to say this terrified me, and I'm so scared to put him under for another dental! We're in a new city now and have elected a new veterinarian but "once bitten, twice shy"!! I'm not sure what caused his slow heart rate, except for the inaccurate weight. My lil dude had a dental the year before (2013) with no issue whatsoever, but that also entailed no extractions. The veterinarian that performed his dental in '14 that called for atropine also accidentally sliced the colon of my co-worker's dog while spaying her and the dog nearly passed from blood loss. My question is: is my fear of anesthesia unfounded and should I be cautious of putting him under due to his sensitivities and past experiences? Thanks!

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I have a 7 year old male German Shepard who is in otherwise

I have a 7 year old male German Shepard who is in otherwise excellent health and current with all of his recommended vaccinations. He was neutered about a year ago. Over the last 24 to 36 hours he had not been able to keep food or water in his system without vomiting. He has just recently been drinking water without vomiting, and has been able to urinate. His last bowel movement, about 18 hours ago was small. He does not appear to be in distress but is more lethargic vs. his very energetic self. What would my next steps be?

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We have been on a road trip with our dog ( a 4 year old,

We have been on a road trip with our dog ( a 4 year old, healthy, neutered, toy poodle) beginning Thursday of last week. He was doing great until today. After eating breakfast this morning (his normal food and treat) he vomited. Later in the morning we went for a short drive. He drank water at the stop and then we returned back to our hotel and just as we were parking he threw up in the car (mostly water with some of what was left). We then walked him and he had diarrhea. We returned to the room where he drank water. About 1/2 hour later, he needed to go out and then had diarrhea again. He drank water again and a few minutes later through it up. This has never happened before and he has not had anything to eat other than his regular diet. Should I be concerned? Also, how long should I wait before seeing a vet?

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My female golden doodle had puppies 4 months ago and is in

My female golden doodle had puppies 4 months ago and is in heat now. I had been keeping my male away but he got with her. What are the risk to her and the puppies? Can she get pregnant after 1 episode of being with a male?

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He was dashing around and slid a bit. No problems with me

He was dashing around and slid a bit. No problems with me moving leg and feeling for obvious signs of injury, just favoring left leg.JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Have you looked to see if there is a wound on their foot?Customer: Yes, he often gets things in his paws, always check when we come inside.JA: The Veterinarian will know what to do. What is the dog's name and age?Customer: Liam is a three year old neutered Doberman. 86 lbsJA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Liam?Customer: No, just that he is awesome. And possibly weaned too early as he still suckles his blanket to fall asleep...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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I took my Chins to Petco vaccination clinic and one of them

I took my Chins to Petco for the vaccination clinic and one of them seems to be having a reaction to (possibly the oral bordatella?). His muzzle is swollen and he keeps rubbling it on everything. It is clearly uncomfortable but he seems otherwise fine.JA: I'm sorry to hear that. What is the dog's name and age?Customer: Yoshi and he's a 2 1/2 neutered male. About 9 pounds.JA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Yoshio?Customer: No, Yoshi, is otherwise very healthy.

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Elderly, 16 years, German Shepherd-type. Male. Missing rear

Elderly, 16 years, German Shepherd-type. Male. Missing rear left limb through arthritis. Looking after him while owner is on holiday. He seems quite normal except that I noticed this morning a thick, greenish-yellow discharge from his penis. Possible causes and would he need veterinary care? I'm in the UK.

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My male dog has tyed with s mother ( not good!). Can you

My male dog has tyed with his mother ( not good!) . Can you please let us know what drug can be administered to stop this possible unwanted litter of pups. Have a vet that will help us but she is unsure of this drug, her options are : have litter or neuter her!

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There seems to be something wrong with my bulldogs foreskin

There seems to be something wrong with my bulldogs foreskin or penis. He's neutered. He doesn't seem to be in pain. It looks puffy along either side at the base. (Not an erection).

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