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I have a, giant rat Terrier who I have taken to our local

I have aJA: What sort of animal are we talking about?Customer: giant rat Terrier who I have taken to our local vet twice. He is being treated for fungal issues and oak mites. Was given a pour in and some pills. Had to take him back because he is still scratching toe it infected because he licks. Eyes puffy one is raw on the edges. Not getting any better. Now on antibiotics. Won't stop scratching. Please can I possibly send you pictures. Scratching ears and neck now bluffs. Also has eye dropsJA: OK. I'm sorry to hear that. Using the wrong medication for fleas can be dangerous. You should definitely talk to the Veterinarian. What is the rat terrier's name?Customer: Bandit and it is not fleasJA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about the rat terrier?Customer: Not that I can think of

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My dogs pads are yellowed and crusted up and they Crack and

My dogs pads are yellowed and crusted up and they Crack and bleed when she walks. I've tried soaking them to get some of the dead skin off is there anything else I can do?JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Have you looked to see if there is a wound on their foot?Customer: I've checked and there is no wound I can see aside from the cracks. She is a rescue dog and we just got over a pretty bad yeast skin infectionJA: How old is pads?Customer: My dog will be ten in octoberJA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about pads?Customer: She was on steroids, antibacterial , anti itch meds for about two months. She had ear infections as well. We've got most evert hung under control except for her feet. She was chewing on them for a long time before I got her.

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My dog has a severe dry noise. 2 year old Lab. Currently the

My dog has a severe dry noise. 2 year old Lab. Currently the vet is using an antibiotic along with an ointment and not much change. Do I have any options beyond a biopsy to address this/JA: I'm sorry to hear that. What is the dog's name?Customer: WeezieJA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Weezie?Customer: No other issues. Did have a ACL surgery last Sept but do not think that is related in any way

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I was trying to figure out what is wrong with my dog, can i

hiJA: Hi. What seems to be the problem?Customer: I was trying to figure out what is wrong with my dogJA: I'll do all I can to help. What seems to be the problem with your dog?Customer: can i send pictures? he has developped first some lumps ..so we did not worry because he has already a lot of soft skin lumps which are not dangerousJA: Some lumps are serious and some aren't. Let's see what the Veterinarian has to say. Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about your dog?Customer: but in less than a week those lumps became groups of several nodular bodies....firm red with no fluid or puss inside

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I have an English bro bulldog who recently started

Hey, I have an English bro bulldog who recently started developing dry and almost pus filled areas on the edges of his ear. The vet prescribed omega oil pills for him about a week ago since We are trying to get him to lose weight and it doesn't seem to be doing any better.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 the Veterinarian should be aware of about the bulldog?Customer: Not at the moment. But he isn't reacting like it hurts him and he isn't trying to scratch it. But he isn't reacting like it hurts him and he isn't trying to scratch it.

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My dog has a swollen eyelid for two weeks, my vet thinks its

My dog has a swollen eyelid for two weeks, my vet thinks its a staph infection. I had her st the groomer and the next day i saw her swollen eye lid. She had first some cream out on her eye Tobramyfin then since Monday i have given her twice a day Clavaseptin, no change. Tofay i was told she should take Doxycicline and Prednisone. All these have terrible side effects and what if its not working. Are there any natural things that might help. She is an 11 year old Toy puddleJA: I'm sorry to hear that. There are all sorts of infestations your 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: MaggieJA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Maggie?Customer: She has a bit of a challenged liver not serious just some elevation in her liver reading, but thats another reason why am a bit concerned

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I have a six year old Brittany who has developed over the

I have a six year old Brittany who has developed over the last few months a nose condition. Her nose develops scabs that fall off showing pink skin below. A few days will go by and then her nose dries out and scabs again and repeats the process. This happens on the very top of the nose. She is in perfect health and other than this has no problems. We have tried creams for dog noses to no avail. I guess I need to get her into the vet. What do you think?JA: I'll do all I can to help. What is the dog's name?Customer: GracieJA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Gracie?Customer: Other than the fact she has been spayed I can't think of anything else.

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I am cassie and my dog has raised red dry itchy patches all

I am cassie and my dog has raised red dry itchy patches all over her. The hair is also falling out. I have noticed that she has put on weight and is always hungry Assistant: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue? Customer: She does suffer from malassezia on her vulva and he elbows which are black and puffy and sometimes full of bloody pus

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T, Sorry, lost the message. Iwill start again. I have a

tJA: I'll do all I can to help. What is the matter with the dog?Customer: Sorry, lost the message. Iwill start again. I have a beautiful white, gentle giant Akita who has pemphigus foliaceus. He has been on 60 mg of prednisone but I cannot taper the dose down because the lesions on his nose clear up and come back in 3 days. The vet does not want to up the dose because of side effects. Now what?JA: What is the dog's name?Customer: MiloJA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Milo?Customer: He is, or has been healthy otherwise. He is 3 yrs old.

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