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My 11 1/2 yr old golden retreiver has hip dysplasia. Can i

my 11 1/2 yr old golden retreiver has hip dysplasia. Can i give her a omega-3 , 300mg pillJA: I'll do all I can to help. What is the matter with the dog?Customer: she was on pain killer and antiflammatory pills, she couldnt walk couple of weeks ago but limps now. I give her liquid glucosamine and wondering if i can also give her omega-3 pillJA: Have you looked to see if there is a wound on their foot?Customer: there is no wound on her foot, the vet took xray and said there is biateral hip dysplasia with moderate to marked chronic secondary joint deJA: What is the dog's name?Customer: joint diseaseJA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about the dog?Customer: she has her history, she doesnt have anymore pain killers and want to m

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Dr. Gary

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Dr. We have 6 year old Golden doodle, taking Prednisone 10mg

Dr. We have 6 year old Golden doodle, taking Prednisone 10mg (1 + 1/2 tablet 7days, 1 tablet 7 days and now 1 every other day). Dog is in pain every other day (neck, buttocks and back legs), GI, skeletal all ok; no slip discs seen on x-ray. In July we thought and treated for Lyme Disease. but test panel came back negative. Any thoughts?Perplexed.....WJM

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Jeffrey Evans

Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine

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I have a German Shepard. He is just crying when he moves

I have a German Shepard. He is just crying when he moves sometimes but not all the time.I think he may have sprained something. He is walking fine and we can't find any cuts, or injuries at all. My vet couldn't get him in till Thursday.

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Dr. Amanda

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

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My 16 year old dog started selegiline 2 weeks ago he also

My 16 year old dog started selegiline 2 weeks ago he also takes benazepril for kidney disease ...is it safe for him to take the selegiline my vet says says yes but since he started on it he has been urinating a lot more and now it's getting worse he is having accidents in the house too...it also seems to be making hi very restless he is not sleeping much at all and I am really concerned

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Dr. Altman

Veterinarian

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Dog drinking water and vomiting it out. What can I do?

My dog is drinking water but vomiting it back. Has bloody watery stool, lack of appetite and lethargy. He had double ACL surgery 3 weeks ago. The vet discharged him last Saturday on Rimadyl. Was fine until yesterday morning, went off feed, could hear stomach growling, and stools were fine at that point. After he threw up first water, everything else started.

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Dr. Peter

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My dog has been diagnosed with a bladder infection. She has

My dog has been diagnosed with a bladder infection. She has been given cystaid plus and enrofloxacin. Is this the correct medicine she should be on.

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Dr. B.

Veterinary Degree (BVMS)

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My dog is 11 years old, almost twelve and 90 lbs. lately he

My dog is 11 years old, almost twelve and 90 lbs. lately he sleeps a lot during the day but as soon as it gets dark he paces, whines, barks, wakes everyone up, roams the house etc. He never acted like this before. The vet said let's try thyroid medicine but it': done nothing. I'm exhausted and I don't know what to do.JA: 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?Customer: BrodyJA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Brody?Customer: He's on RIMADYL as well

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Dr. Gabby

Veterinarian

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I woke up this morning to find she had a limp and won't put

I woke up this morning to find she had a limp and won't put weight on right hind legJA: I'm sorry to hear that. Have you looked to see if there is a wound on their foot?Customer: yes, i've checked all pads/toes, between toes, etc. and checked for range of motion from hip through all joints but no whimpering/wincingJA: The Veterinarian will know what to do. What is the dog's name and age?Customer: Lady and she is approx. 8-9 yrs old Australian SheperdJA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Lady?Customer: She and I usually run about a mile a day 4-5 days a week. We ran yesterday morning

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Dr. Kara

Doctoral Degree

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Rebel a90lb pit ate some animal a few months ago and was

Rebel a90lb pit ate some animal a few months ago and was deathly sick almost lost him. Was in hospital for 11 days his white cell was over 70 k. We did every test and all came back negative. Negative for any cancer cells. After 3 mo white cell is down to 28k. He lost 19lbs but has gained back 13lbs. Been on Prednisone for 2 months. It definitely helps him but has side effects. Big belly,pants excessively (Texas heat) drinksLots of water. I would like to put him on rimidyl for his arthritis. He was on it before and did well on it. He was in great shape all muscle & ran a lot before this.JA: I'm sorry to hear that. The Veterinarian will know if the dog will be able to digest that. What is the dog's name?Customer: RebelJA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Rebel?Customer: He had acl surgery in February. They put a plate in which did slow him down a little Been a rough year for him

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