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My dog is a ten year old mix she has been dropping weight

My dog is a ten year old mix she has been dropping weight and not really interested in food and has been eating grass she just thru up a ball of grass I gave her over the counter dewormer and thought that her appetite was coming back a little

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Dr. B.

Veterinary Degree (BVMS)

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I need a vet who is an expert in dog nutrition. My 22 pound

I need a vet who is an expert in dog nutrition. My 22 pound possibly poodle mix dog Winston (age about 10) presented with very high triglycerides last May (2500!) and was put on a low fat diet, Royal Canin Gastrointestinal low fat kibble plus a little of their canned food. By August they were down to 800 and now are 476.But just now he was diagnosed with diabetes. We started insulin two days ago. His other blood work is fairly normal.What on earth do I feed him? With diabetes you want low carb. For triglycerides, low fat (although, this confuses me, because my experience is that low carb lowers triglycerides a lot in people. But, the low fat food did help). So I have no idea what to do.Also, how much do I feed him, calorie wise?Finally, is there a link between these two diseases, high triglycerides and diabetes? His thyroid was a tiny bit below range, but the doctor didn't think it was a significant issue. Cushing's, maybe?

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Dr. Karing

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My shitzu Coco Chanel just ate 4 Benton's Peaanut Butter

my shitzu Coco Chanel just ate 4 Benton's Peaanut Butter Filled Cookies Chocolate fudge! Help is she going to die?JA: 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 and age?Customer: She will be 8 the end of July this year. Her name is*****!! She is just kind of silenting laying on floor doesn't seem to be her self!!!JA: How old is Coco Chanel?Customer: She will be 8 yrs old end of July 2017JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Coco Chanel?Customer: No she is a healthy up on her shots and grooming beautiful little dog. She weighs 9.6 pounds! A very loving dog to her mommy and daddy, we can't lose her she is very special to me.

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Relief Veterinarian

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

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I just type the whole thing and I was almost done and then

I just type the whole thing and I was almost done and then lost it... Not a good typust of so I'm going to talk this. .. my dog has been sick and eating less and less anyway they are suspecting Cushing's Disease test Monday... Because of this her liver gallbladder adrenal glands kidneys bronchi are enlarged... Her gall bladder has lots of junk in it and is enlarged but no stones she got to where she would almost eat nothing started it on urosodiol? l... Seem to want to eat after medication for a couple days but still eating only chicken... Last night during the night she must have gotten an already chewed piece of gum I found some in her beard this morning no paper wrappers or anything else so I think it was a piece already chewed sugar-free gum on my nightstand however I don't think I chewed that piece for a long time before I set it on my coaster to drink some milk... She 16 years old very ill with his other thing going on but was beginning to eat a little bit today she wants absolutely nothing... It's probably past the point of the sugar worry issue I've been squirting in some nutrition supplement that you give doggies that aren't eating has some calories and all nutrients squirted in some goat milk squirted in some chicken stock some other nutritional supplement with probiotics about 1 to 2 mil of each the only but the total dose according to package... My fear as how to get the gum out and if it's going to obstruct her since she's already having such GI pain from her gallbladder is there anything I can do to make that gum come out faster I'm so sorry this is a typographical mess but I'm horrible typist So speaking this autocorrect is the worstJA: I'm sorry to hear that. What is the dog's name and age?Customer: Mia 16yo shinchin....shih zu Chinese chin?JA: How old is Mia?Customer: 16 y oJA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Mia?Customer: As stated....already sick....gall bladder. ..possible cushings....liver gallbladder

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Rebecca

Veterinarian

Doctoral Degree

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My 13 years old Shih Tzu has Cushioning and he has suddenly

My 13 years old Shih Tzu has Cushioning and he has suddenly stopped eating or drinking. He seems despondent I don't know if it is just his time or if I should take him to the vet. He has been through a lot this year I just don't want to drag this out if it is just his way to move on..JA: I'm sorry to hear that. What is the dog's name?Customer: MoeJA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Moe?Customer: He had bladder stone surgery several months ago but has fully recovered from that.

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Dr. B.

Veterinary Degree (BVMS)

30,340 satisfied customers
He's a ten year old blue heeler. He isn't interested in

He's a ten year old blue heeler. He isn't interested in eating, still drinking off and on, lays around and sleeps a lot, just doesn't seem interested in anything. Is this signs that he is getting ready to pass?JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Could be a lot of things that cause lethargy. The Veterinarian will know how to help the dog. What is the dog's name?Customer: Kutter Bruce.JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Kutter Bruce?Customer: Well he has lost weight. He was very healthy and over the past few months we have found teeth, he's lost weight, and of the other symptoms.

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Dr. B.

Veterinary Degree (BVMS)

30,340 satisfied customers
Has stage 4 renal failure, is his name, he's a golden

Carlo has stage 4 renal failureJA: I'm sorry to hear that. What is the dog's name and age?Customer: Carlo is his name, he's a golden retriever 12 and a half years oldJA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Carlo?Customer: I've revived him with Five leaf Botanicals and transitioning him to an organic diet with high quality protein and vegetables

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Lisa

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

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My 11 year old lab mix had a splenectomy June 17,2016. Dx

My name is ***** ***** 11 year old lab mix had a splenectomy June 17,2016. Dx blood cancer Assistant: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue? Customer: he is still with us 😊;however even though he he eats well he is so thin and getting weaker and has a lumpy appearance as well as a gagging cough. Does iit sound like he still has the cancer?

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Dr. B.

Veterinary Degree (BVMS)

30,340 satisfied customers
My 5 1/2 year old mixed breed small dog had surgery to

My 5 1/2 year old mixed breed small dog had surgery to remove 75% of the right lobe of her pancreas due to 2 cancerous nodules being discovered...insulinoma. The surgery was over the summer and she has been doing well on Cerenia, steroids, & Diazoxide. What is the next step? Am I just waiting until she isn't doing well? Thank you!JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about the dog?Customer: I don't think so. She's a rescue who came to me with whipworm & Erlichea. She is a very picky eater. I feed her a few small meals a day.JA: There are all sorts of infestations the dog 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 dog's name?Customer: Nena

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Rebecca

Veterinarian

Doctoral Degree

22,288 satisfied customers
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