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Is doxepin similar to Trazadone? My lab is in the process of

Is doxepin similar to Trazadone? My lab is in the process of being diagnosed with LP....almost everything else having been ruled out. When he's laying about with a respiration of ~130pm, 100-150 mgs of Trazadone seems to bring down the respirations 50% or lower, and he's able to sleep. 1500mgs of methocarbamol didn't have any effect on the rapid respirations, even after 3 doses of that level over a day. The trazadone had a positive effect within 20 minutes. I'm thinking that the anti-anxiety aspect of trazadone has a calming effect, both physically and psychologically.

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We have a 5 yo male Bernese. Over the last several weeks, we

We have a 5 yo male Bernese. Over the last several weeks, we noticed he was getting kind of a raspy breathe when he exerted himself, and had less energy than normal. We have now noticed that his once blocky head is now very pointed, like the muscles around his temples have receded. He still is able to eat fine, but we're concerned because things seem to be getting progressively worse.JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about the dog?Customer: His gait may be a little stiffer than normal, but maybe we're just imagining it.JA: Have you looked to see if there is a wound on their foot?Customer: he doesn't limp at all.

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Dog's bark has become higher pitched than usual just

dog's bark has become higher pitched than usual just recently like past week or soJA: I'll do all I can to help. What is wrong with the dog?Customer: she does not appear to be in any distress, eating drinking normally no problems with exercise, just noticed her bark has become high pitched over the past week which was a surprise we actually thought it was another dog outsideJA: What is the dog's name and age?Customer: Name Zazoo age 14yrs, boxer terrier mix, takes Sotalol 1/2 tab 2x/day for about a year now, and started her on glycanaid for arthritis about a month agoJA: What is the terrier's name?Customer: ZazooJA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Zazoo?Customer: nothing else I can think of

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My older dog-approx13yr old 40 pound mutt was having

My older dog-approx13yr old 40 pound mutt was having respiratory difficulty so we took him to an emergency vet. We don't have a regular vet. Was Told he has laryngeal paresis. Probably heat related. They gave him Valium and cooled aS temp was 104 and he recovered. He was ok for a few weeks but now episodes returned even without exertion or excessive heat.episodes lasting an hour or so. He has also vomited during the episodes.they are increasing in frequency. We dont want surgery. We were told steroids may help as well as Valium. What are your thoughts. Thanks. Dan

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My dog is experiencing peripheral neuropathy. She looks great

My dog is experiencing peripheral neuropathy. She looks great and had labs, X-ray and ultrasound and everything is completely normal. She is happy and all functions normal other than the onset of hind leg increasing weakness. She was treated with a few round of doxyrunbicin for swollen lymph nodes and possible lymphoma although her labs have never shown anything abnormal. she had girardia and has an infection in her lymph nodes now that she is being treated for and the lymph nodes have decreased after a week of treatment. What is your assessment? Could it be guianne barre syndrome or a latent side effect of chemo?

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My dog is limping on both front legs JA: Thanks.

***** ***** . My dog is limping on both front legsJA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?Customer: I have a 4 year collie. She has seemed off to me since December. Her hair is off and she bunny hops when she runs. I had X-rays of her spine and hips and they are within the normal range. Negative for Lyme disease by and normal blood panelJA: OK got it. Last thing — Dog Veterinarians generally expect a deposit of about $19 to help with your type of question (you only pay if satisfied). Now I'm going to take you to a page to place a secure deposit with JustAnswer. Don't worry, this chat is saved. After that, we will finish helping you.

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I have a 14yr lab/pit mixed..I've taken m 2 3 vets here in

Hello..I have a 14yr lab/pit mixed..I've taken him 2 3 vets here in Colorado springs who can't find nothing..4 8mths he's got this gagging reflex that's gettin worse..he huffs & puffs...then acts like he's gonna cough up a hairball.. But nothing..NOONE can help me..WHAT IS THIS? Am i ::) onna lose my doggy? I'm deeply scared & concerned

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My 11 yr. old chocolate lab is diabetic and is suffering

my 11 yr. old chocolate lab is diabetic and is suffering from some sort of respiratory issue. we check his urine twice daily and lately, have had to increase his insulin from 15 units to 17-18 range and still are not getting an entirely normal reading. our vet said he is having trouble breathing in, and couldn't offer a good explanation why. it sounds like what one would think pneumonia or bad bronchitis would sound. he took 500 mg. Keflex 2/day for 2 weeks with little change. it is not too bad at times. but tonight he is hyperventilating and can't seem to "catch" his breath. I think he is in distress, but his behavior isn't totally in keeping with distress. my husband does put him in the bathroom, which acts as a steam room for approx. 5-10 mins. per night. any suggestions?JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?Customer: he does have more trouble breathing in hot humid weather, but we are in western ny in march, with low humidity. if there was an obstruction, it doesn't make sense that it would be better at times.JA: OK got it. Last thing — Dog Veterinarians generally expect a deposit of about $19 to help with your type of question (you only pay if satisfied). Now I'm going to take you to a page to place a secure deposit with JustAnswer. Don't worry, this chat is saved. After that, we will finish helping you.

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I have a 4 yr. old cavalier King Charles. His jowl is droopy,

I have a 4 yr. old cavalier King Charles. His jowl is droopy, he's drooling on that side and his eye is tearing more than normal. Is this an emergency?

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