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Looking dosage of kaopectate. I have a 60lb shar pei with a

Hello PearlJA: I'll do all I can to help. What is wrong with the dog?Customer: Looking for tablet dosage of kaopectate for dogs. I have a 60lb shar pei with a few bouts of vomitting bile. But she is eating just fine.JA: Hopefully it didn't make a mess. Did the dog eat anything unusual?Customer: No, not that I know of. Other than there was some grass in the bile.JA: OK. The Veterinarian will know what to do. What is the dog's name and age?Customer: Rorie, she is 3JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Rorie?Customer: She just completed clavamox due to an abscess. We think she might have been stuck with a goat head or bug bite.

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I think my little chi chi scratched s eye playing with my

I think my little chi chi scratched his eye playing with my other chi....it may be a corneal ulcer or a scratch.

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Rebecca

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We have had Australian shepperds. our daughter just adopted

we have had Australian shepperds for years. our daughter just adopted a 4 year old male that is 75 lbs. he came to visit my 1.5 year old aussie and was running and yelped. He now is limping, will bear weight walking slow, but if he trots he will pull his leg up some. I felt the joints and toes and moved the ' knee' and 'hip' -- he does not wince on bending our touching the joints or toes. I felt his hamstring and it did feel ' tight'. I told our daughter to keep him quiet and only walk him to go to the bathroom. We are leaving the country for a week on the 30th. Have a family member dog sitting him and then in the pet hotel as well. Not sure if we should get him looked at now, or just see how it plays out after he rests.

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Dr. Kara

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My dog is panting and pacing. She keeps going from one place

My dog is panting and pacing. She keeps going from one place to the next, sitting, then laying down, and panting. She's also been drinking water too. IJA: 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 and age?Customer: Ivy, age 3. American/English bulldog.JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Ivy?Customer: Nothing. She's very healthy, otherwise.

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Pet Doc

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My dog aged 12 has digestive obstruction from s stomach

My dog aged 12 has digestive obstruction from his stomach outlet area - surgery is booked in 4 days time to open it up more. Meanwhile I am using maxolon ( a quarter pill X 3 daily) will this motility help him? He was previously on antacids and protein pump inhibitors. He has some reflux can I give him degas now he is off his antacids. He bloats easily ( I am now feeding chicken and rice soup blended a little only 4-5 times times daily. He has a boewl motion every second day ( small , loose but some shape to it) he lost weight from 8-7 ks over 8 weeks ( he is wasting away) but cheerful and can walk around and play sometimes . he is a shitzu.

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nekovet

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My puppy chewed on a leaf from a dieffenbachia about 2 hours

My puppy chewed on a leaf from a dieffenbachia about 2 hours ago! I immediately washed his mouth with water! He has since eaten, no drooling, no throwing up, no problem with breathing, and is drinking water. I read that to give him milk all I have is almond milk! Is it ok to give him some ice cream! He is playing as usual! Is there anything else I can do?

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Dr. John

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My dog was recently put on a veterinarian diet issues. I am

My dog was recently put on a veterinarian diet for gi issues. I am trying to figure out how much to feed her. She is currently 62lbs and the vet thinks 55lb would be ideal. I guess we wont know until we see it. To my eyes her body condition is somewhere between a 6-7. The bag instructions very so much, my feeding options are to feed a 55lb dog, or a 66lb dog. And there is also a side option for dogs who tend to get overweight. What if she already is? Am I feeding her for how much she weighs or how much i guess she should weigh?The food calculator online was a little easier to understand but also varies a bit, starting with asking her ideal weight. Then it get confusing again asking her activity level. She could be overweight or typical (playing ball for an hour a day is typical?) Overweight should get roughly 800 colories and typical 1200 calories. Im splitting it at 2 cups and a can a day (1020 calories). How do you recomend or advize on feeding amounts? The can really messed up any easy way to figure it out.

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jadedangel57

Dog Behaviorist/Trainer/Breeder/Health

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My daughter's Corgi bites at the legs of her Lab as the Lab

My daughter's Corgi bites at the legs of her Lab as the Lab plays fetch each day. (She does try to stop the behavior but the Corgi is persistent and even sneaks the biting when it thinks no one is watching.) Not only is the Lab losing interest in playing but now is having some difficulty getting up and walking after laying down. Does the Corgi's behavior cause damage to the Lab and if so, is it permanent? The bites cause the Lab to stop in her tracks as the Corgi will sometime hold the leg and keep the bite locked down. It appears to cause great pain! What advice can you offer my daughter please?

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Rebecca

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Doctoral Degree

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My french dog won't jump up on the sofa but jumps off if i

my french bull dog won't jump up on the sofa but jumps off if i pick him up... no pain in back or abdomen .... walks fine eats fineJA: I'm sorry to hear that. Have you looked to see if there is a wound on their foot?Customer: feet are fine.... went for our usual walkJA: What is the dog's name and age?Customer: moose age 7JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Moose?Customer: no.... he's playing and everything... we were at a home with the stairs visiting for a day and a half

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Rebecca

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