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My dog bit me while we were playing with a toy and the bite

My dog bit me while we were playing with a toy and the bite isn't bad it's more like a scrape when one of her teeth went across my skin. it is a long scratch on my arm and at first it was just red but after a little bit I noticed she barley broke the skin I could see traces of blood. she is vaccinated and isn't due for rabies vaccine until late June but I'm just worried is there anyway I could get rabies. I know she prolly doesn't have it and she's vaccinated but then again idk what she gets into in the backyard. I'm just a little concerned

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Dr. Peter

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I have a Great Dane that I have had since he was 8 months

I have a Great Dane that I have had since he was 8 months old and his birthday is ***** 3rd 2015. He has always been very aggressive and very protective of me but has always been very gentle and loving with me . He survived the bite but when I tried to check his paw because he was limping he attacked me and he growls and tries to attack me every time I try to touch him. I got him from a lady who had to give him up because he was so aggressive two other people and she was trying to get a service dog. He flunked service dog training because of his protectiveness. My husband Left Me 2 years ago and I live in the Hills and I needed a dog for protection and companionship and him and I took to each other almost instantly. But now he's not the same dog he was before he got bit and I am afraid of him hurting me or getting loose and hurting somebody or something else. It's breaking my heart but I've come to the conclusion that he's going to have to be put down. Is there anyone that does that at your home because I can't even enter the pin anymore and neither can anybody else. Any help you can give me would be appreciatedJA: I'm sorry to hear that. Have you looked to see if there is a wound on their foot?Customer: . When I said he survived the bite what I left out was that he was bit by a poisonous snake on the footJA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about the great dane?Customer: He does have some sort of wound on his toe where he got bit. It looks like he's got necrosis on his toe. I'm sure he's in pain but I can no longer control him and I am afraid to even enter the pen with him because he has gotten so aggressive in since I tried two check his foot

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Rebecca

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I'm just trying to figure out if my Scottish terrier is

I'm just trying to figure out if my Scottish terrier is behaving normal after his rabies vaccine. He's really calm and mellow and won't get up and walk around.JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Could be a lot of things that cause lethargy. The Veterinarian will know how to help your terrier. What is the terrier's name and age?Customer: Fergus 14 1/2 weeks oldJA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Fergus?Customer: No just a typical Scottie puppy. hes usually pretty feisty

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Dr. Dan

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I have a 10 weeks puppy. A few minutes ago he popped and on

Hello,JA: Hi. How can we help?Customer: I have a 10 weeks puppy . A few minutes ago he popped and on his poop there was a little bit of blood. His poop wasn't quite diarrhea but it was soft and also a few min before popping he threw up a clear sticky liquid. He is up to date on his shots but he only has what a 10 week old puppy should have. Should I be concerned. Other than that he's very active eating and playing like alwaysJA: I'm sorry to hear that. Hopefully it didn't make a mess. Did the dog eat anything unusual?Customer: No just his dog food .as far as I'm trackingJA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about the dog?Customer: No. He's very healthy and active

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Dr. Kara

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I was on vacation and my dog was at a friends house. They

I was on vacation and my dog was at a friends house. They were on a walk the night before I came home (yesturday). I picked up my dog Sunday afternoon and was told that my dog was in a fight with a stray dog on the walk. She has some bites but the concerm her front left leg. There is a big cut under her arm pit and she cannot put weight on the leg. I can't lift her to put her in the car, but she needs to be seen.JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Is Sunday bleeding a lot?Customer: The cut is bleeding some but the fact (Nanny is her name), cann't walk on it makes me think it maybe fractured.JA: How old is )?Customer: 9 yrs oldJA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about )?Customer: No that is the biggest issue, she is drinking if I put the water & food in front of her but she won't go to it.

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Rebecca

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I have a nine-year-old Siberian husky male dog Who was

I have a nine-year-old Siberian husky male dog Who was recently diagnosed with hyperparathyroid disorder. I think at his age he should not be getting yearly shots and so I got his blood tittered to see if he still had antibodies for rabies vaccine, parvo and distemper. He was good with distemper, but my vet said he was low on anti-bodies for parvovirus and the results just came back in for the rabies and my vet gave me a certified pass saying that he should not get the rabies shot because he was diagnosed with hyperparathyroid. I know the rabies shot is one of the most important vaccines and is mandatory but I do not believe in over vaccinating dogs. I told my vet that I don't think I should give him the Parvovirus because normally puppies get parvo and he is already nine.I guess where I'm getting at is should I or should I not vaccinate my dog for the rabies shot because of his recent diagnosis?And before I take other drastic measures like surgery for him should I retest his hyper parathyroid?I just want to do the right thing I love him so much! Any advice would help thank you!

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Dr. Michael Salkin

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My dog (80 lb. lab/Aussie male, 2 years old) was

My dog (80 lb. lab/Aussie male, 2 years old) was accidentally vaccinated twice. I knew we had gotten his shots done within the year but I couldn't find that paperwork from the clinic as my husband and I have been in the middle of a move. My current vet told me to get the vaccines anyway. I just found the paperwork from the last clinic and he got vaccines in September 2016. This Sunday he got the same vaccines again (rabies, Lyme, distemper and bordatella). Will this harm him? What signs, if any, should I be looking for?JA: I'll do all I can to help. What seems to be the problem with your dog?Customer: My dog (80 lb. lab/Aussie male, 2 years old) was accidentally vaccinated twice. I knew we had gotten his shots done within the year but I couldn't find that paperwork from the clinic as my husband and I have been in the middle of a move. My current vet told me to get the vaccines anyway. I just found the paperwork from the last clinic and he got vaccines in September 2016. This Sunday he got the same vaccines again (rabies, Lyme, distemper and bordatella). Will this harm him? What signs, if any, should I be looking for?JA: Where does your dog seem to hurt?Customer: He isn't showing any signs of painJA: OK. No obvious pain. What is the dog's name?Customer: NuggetJA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Nugget?Customer: He's was double vaccinated and I'm wondering if this is going to cause any issues

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Dr. Altman

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She got bit by a vole in the woods. Tiny puncture wound. She

she got bit by a vole in the woods. Tiny puncture wound. She has been vaccinated and is current, and seems fine. Do I have to take her to the vet?JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Is the dog bleeding a lot?Customer: no, it was just a little bit, like the head of a pen where it happened. Nothing now. We washed it and cleaned it with a mild antimicrobial soap to be safe.JA: Phew. What is the dog's name and age?Customer: Holly, age 11JA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Holly?Customer: No, except we were on a walk and she was sniffing in the woods, then she walked out with the vole in her mouth. It might have already been dying bc I don't think she killed it. It bit her so she would drop it, which she did.

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Dr. Altman

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My 13 year old chihuahua all of sudden cannot walk and is

My 13 year old chihuahua all of sudden cannot walk and is very wobbly. I took her to the vet Thursday and he said it not neurological? He gave her antibiotic shot and cortisone shot. She is worst today. Drinking lots of water. Eating and peeing fine. What could be causing her weakness?JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Have you looked to see if there is a wound on their foot?Customer: Yes, she had a long toenail and I clipped that. No evidence of wound.JA: The Veterinarian will know what to do. What is the chihuahua's name?Customer: LexiJA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Lexi?Customer: She is breathing harder and her heart seems to be beating faster but the vet i took her to on Thursday said it was her norm for her heart to beat fast according to her records.

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Dr. B.

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  • I just bought a 3 yr. Old dog they said they got her rabies vaccine in Jan 2016 but have no certificate. I need to get her new license but can't prove her rabies vaccine? Would it be dangerous to get her another vaccine?
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