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My dog is in a lot of pain and it seems to be coming from

My dog is in a lot of pain and it seems to be coming from his belly. He is shaking and breathing heavy. We went to the vet and had an X-ray done, no blockage was detected. They gave us a bland diet wet food to eat and said is he isn't better in a couple days to get an ultra sound done. He is still eating and drinking, pee but no poop. He finally pooped this evening and it was one very small piece and it was hard. He was in a tremendous amount of pain after he went. I finally got him to lay down and be calm but the heavy breathing is still happening. What could cause this and should I get the ultra sound done tomorrow? Should I be rushing to an emergency place?JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Could be a lot of things that cause lethargy. The Veterinarian will know how to help your dog. What is the dog's name?Customer: KembaJA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Kemba?Customer: he bends his butt down when he is walking and his back legs weaken and he sits when you go to pick him up

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Dr. B.

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He has IBS, saw the vet last Monday. we increased his

He has IBS, saw the vet last Monday. we increased his prednisone to bid 5mg and flagyl bid for ten days. He was doing great and for two days had two large formed bowel movements. Over the weekend he started with diarrhea again. Pure liquid but only twice per day. He is eating and drinking. vomited yesterday for the first time in 4 days so we started daily cerenia. No vomit today. He isn't as energetic but still wants to play and has gone on walks. Hes a 3 yr old boston terrier and I am wondering if it is possible he could have an obstructions even though he has no tenderness to his belly and has had a few normal BMs before going back to having diarrhea.JA: 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 important you think the Veterinarian should know about the boston terrier?Customer: When he has had IBS flare ups in the past he wouldn't eat, would be febrile and he has had no temp. Just shaking sometimes and still wants to eat and drink

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Dr. Dan

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I have a German shepherd that is 3 years old. He lives

I have a German shepherd that is 3 years old. He lives outdoors. I got a worm med from my local vet because he was losing weight. That has been about a month ago. He is skinnier now than last month. he is big framed and at the vet the last time he weighed 112 lbs. I bet that he is down to about 90 lbs or less. Help

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Dr. B.

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He has lost 9lbs. And is picking over his food but is very

He has lost 9lbs. And is picking over his food but is very active. He blood work reveals no issues. He was recently on a raw diet for 6 weeks. Not sure why he has dropped the weight.JA: I'm sorry to hear that. What is the dog's name?Customer: JusticeJA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Justice?Customer: No. He is happy and playful

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Kelly Hill

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

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My dog 1 yr old St Bernard has had intermittent diarrhea for

My dog 1 yr old St Bernard has had intermittent diarrhea for over a month. She has had fecal tests for giardiasisJA: I'll do all I can to help. What seems to be the problem with your dog?Customer: she had an ultrasound which showed she has two spleens? Blood work, fecal work was normal. She has been on a bland diet all along. Beef and pumpkin only. She gets better for a day or two and then starts up again with the diarrhea. It is very full of mucus looking substance. She takes Pepcid twice day and a probiotic twice a day. I am at my wits end.JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about your dog?Customer: No. She has always been healthy

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Dr. Peter

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I would love some advice and here is the history since 9/13:

I would love some advice and here is the history since 9/13:9/13 - Vomited once then started her on Hill's Digestive Care i/d9/14 - Vomited 6-8 times while on soft food9/15 - Vomited in the am then went to the vet. X-ray suggested a bone fragment in her pylorus. She was given an anti-nausea and an antibiotic shot. 100% soft diet.9/16 - Started her on Metronidazole & anti-nausea meds in the am. Soft food diet. Massive bout of vomiting after lunch. Went back to the vet and they kept her throughout the afternoon…another set of X-rays & IV for fluids. Bone fragment was still her pylorus.9/17 - Follow up X-ray confirmed that the bone fragment had moved into her intestine. Told to stop all meds and and start building up her kibble on 9/19. Did not vomit all day.9/18 - No meds, soft food (with hard treats) & no vomiting9/19 - 25-50% kibble, no meds and no vomiting9/20 - 50% kibble and vomited once9/21 - 100% soft with a few hard treats and vomited twiceAs of yesterday we were instructed to put her back on the anti-vomiting meds and to give soft food for three days then start building in the kibble again but no follow up visit.

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Dr. Kara

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My dog ate fresh tomatoes and pieces of avocado. She is a 3

My dog ate fresh tomatoes and pieces of avocado. She is a 3 years old Maltese/poodle. Is there anything that I can do to help her.

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Dr. Peter

Veterinarian

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I was researching why my boy, 100lb half Newfoundland and

Hi! I was researching why my boy, 100lb half Newfoundland and half Queensland Heeler may be throwing up. He eats a mix of good kibble and cooked, diced, chicken. I give him a few scraps of what I eat but very little. He had vomiting episodes a few weeks ago and I took him into my vet. Full blood tests and he's really healthy. I came home to his entire breakfast on the floor and 5 other piles of bile. While cleaning, he vomited 3 more times. The last little bit had a bit of reddish gel like pieces in it, nothing man made and I can't tell if it's blood.JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Hopefully it didn't make a mess. Did your dog eat anything unusual?Customer: No! Just his regular breakfast. Aside from a bit of tennis ball fuzz, he can't digest any of his toys.JA: OK. The Veterinarian will know what to do. What is the dog's name and age?Customer: Jameson, 2yoJA: How old is Jameson?Customer: Two yearsJA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Jameson?Customer: Naw, completely healthy otherwise

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Kelly Hill

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

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My dog has been vomiting foamy stuff with a little or yellow

my dog has been vomiting white foamy stuff with a little green or yellow in it for the past two days---what could be causing it?

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Kelly Hill

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

598 satisfied customers
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