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My 80 lb dog just ate half a jar of Nutella. Does this

My 80 lb dog just ate half a jar of Nutella. Does this require emergency care? He's currently on apoquel and Rilexine for an inflamed skin condition on his paws. Plus he had an anti inflammatory shot on Thursday.

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My 9 year old female Dachshund has recently stopped climbing

My 9 year old female Dachshund has recently stopped climbing stairs (4 days ago). She will go down stairs but not up. If she attempts going up she goes slowly, climbing sideways, leading with her right side. She will do two this way then stop. The most number of steps she needs to climb is three. She doesn't show any signs of pain when attempting to go up stairs, just acts like it's too much effort. Her nails were quite long and curling under so I took her in to get them trimmed today along with a complete grooming. She seems a little happier but is still balking at the stairs. She takes walks and plays the same as before. She did appear to have a fever 2 nights ago but awoke in the morning with a cold wet nose. I have gently palpated her back, legs and paws without reaction. The groomer told me she was good without any negative reactions to her grooming. Her appetite remains good, she is alert and appears strong except when she is faced with climbing the stairs. Is this an early sign of back problems? What can I do to counter this?

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Dr. Peter

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My dog (2 yr. old boxer) is experiencing a lot of scratching

My dog (2 yr. old boxer) is experiencing a lot of scratching and biting his feet...he doesn't walk on his front left paw. He just got back from his vet. exam. What is wrong?JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Have you looked to see if there is a wound on their foot?Customer: Yes...his paw looks fine...there doesn't seem to be anything wrong with it..no redness.JA: The Veterinarian will know what to do. What is the dog's name and age?Customer: His name is ***** ***** he is a 2 yr. old boxerJA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Teddy?Customer: no

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Dr. Peter

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My dog has licked a small toad and possibly had it in her

My dog has licked a small toad and possibly had it in her mouth. She was shaking her head and huffing/coughing a lot. I washed her mouth, muzzle and face with a wet towel, this appeared to settle her down, now just the occasional cough/ sneeze. There was no foaming at the mouth? Do I need to do anything else?JA: I'm sorry to hear that. The Veterinarian will know if your dog will be able to digest that. What is the dog's name and age?Customer: Charlie, 7 years old Yorkshire terrierJA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Charlie?Customer: No other health issues

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Dr. Kara

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I have a 2 year GSD who ripped his dew claw yesterday, the

I have a 2 year GSD who ripped his dew claw yesterday, the vets cut the nail back and cauterized. They wrapped it because he was already licking at it and panicks with cone on but I've had to take the bandage off as his paw is swollen. Is this from the bandage being too tight? And he has opened the wound on his claw again is there anything I can do to help him?JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Is the dog bleeding a lot?Customer: No he let me massage the foot and apply pressure to stop the claw bleeding too muchJA: What is the dog's name?Customer: BaileyJA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Bailey?Customer: He's very large for his breed

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Dr. B.

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I have a3month old begal who isexhibiting many signs of

hi , i have a3month old begal who isexhibiting many signs of bleach poisoning. i did wash thefloor withbleach containing sodium hypochlorite.i canonly assume he got some on his paws which is where i figurehe got sick..

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Dr. B.

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Our mix breed lab has been diagnosed with a cancerous mass

Our mix breed lab has been diagnosed with a cancerous mass cell tumor. The growth is located on his snout, just above his nose. Our vet said it's not operable because of the location. We have decided not to treat it with radidation or other treatments because he is over 11 years old and we don't want to put him through it. The actual growth came up last fall. I was wondering what we should be looking for in regards ***** ***** and symptoms and what type of time he might have left. We don't want him to be in pain. Thank you.

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DrMelJ

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My Dog has a growth on the side of his foot that started as

My Dog has a growth on the side of his foot that started as a red dot like a bug bite and has turned black and grown into a nickel size and it has split at the edge and began to bleed. Im not sure what it is or waht it could be from but it isJA: I'm sorry to hear that. Some lumps are serious and some aren't. Let's see what the Veterinarian has to say. What is the dog's name and age?Customer: Titan he is 2 years oldJA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Titan?Customer: He is a pit mix and has skin issues he recently has had a rash on his belly. He is white with very pink skin

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Dr. Peter

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My 9 year old black lab has 2 problems 1. Coughing for a

My 9 year old black lab has 2 problems1. Coughing for a week2. Large sore on top of his right paw

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Dr. Peter

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