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Thank you for your help last week. Ellie's fecal tests came

Hello again! Thank you for your help last week. Ellie's fecal tests came back negative (2 separate stools and they sent it out too.) They sent us home with metronidazole. We are on day 4 of the antibiotic and there has been no change. My foster dog has come down with it worse, she is having frequent BMs and at times it is just leaking as she walks. She also vomited this morning, frothy bile with a few specks of blood.Our vet called to check on Ellie yesterday and suggested giving the antibiotic a few more days and if not better on Monday he suggested giving her Drontal just incase we are missing a parasite in the stool. My foster had her first round of drontal about a week and a half ago. Is it possible they both have a form of the flu and are just passing it back and forth? What else could it be? They didn't get into anything (I watch them like a hawk and they are leashed for walks and potty breaks.) Please help!!

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Dr. Kara

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He had worms about 6 months ago i treated him 2 months later

he had worms about 6 months ago i treated him 2 months later infind worms again I treated them and now 2 months later he has worms again he did have fleas (first time ever) before the first case of worms but he hasnt had fleas after that we treated him and our entire home hes mostly an indoor dog but he is exposed to 2 outdoor cats (my mother in laws who lives next door) is it safe to treat him yet again i gave him a powered form of dewormer i got from petco or is there a medication i can give him that would work better to get rid of the fleas hes a 13 yr old Yorkie/ Maltese 12 poundsJA: 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 dog's name?Customer: BabeJA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Babe?Customer: no other than that hes been good

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jadedangel57

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He has had diarrhea with mucus that presents like a casing

He has had diarrhea with mucus that presents like a casing for about 3 1/2 weeks now. We have been using a bland diet and it improves some but when introducing his regular food again, we are back to diarrhea. We tried Hill's ID, but that definitely made things worse.JA: I'm sorry to hear that. What is the dog's name?Customer: MurphyJA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Murphy?Customer: It suddenly began out of nowhere. His vet tested a stool sample and confirmed there are no parasites present. He is 8 months old.

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Dr. Michael Salkin

Veterinarian

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How can I tell if my dog had hookworms or tapeworms? She

How can I tell if my dog had hookworms or tapeworms? She threw up something that almost looked like pasta. She has diarrhea again. I can hear her stomach making noise. I can't get her into the vet till Monday. Should I be worried

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Dr. Peter

Veterinarian

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My dog has taken her first dose of Albon and she is sleeping

My dog has taken her first dose of Albon and she is sleeping a lot today and not as active. Is this normal?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 and age?Customer: Millie and she is 3. She is also nursing 5, 3 week old pups currently.JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Millie?Customer: She is a rescue and she is otherwise healthy accept for Coccidia and roundworm. She also takes Strongid

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Dr. John

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I have two dogs. The puppy one is less than 5 month, the

Hi I have two dogs. The puppy one is less than 5 month, the elder one is 5 yea old. They both are toy poodles. For the past few weeks, the puppy has problem with the parasite. But the doctor gave her panacur for 6 days and some antibiotic , so her stool is back to normal. However, I noticed that my 5 year old dog has problem in her stool too. I feed her raw meat diet( brand: Stella and chewy) . She has black stool with mucus . And this morning , I noticed there are some white "lines " in her poop. I feel it might be worm. But I am not sure. It might be the string she ate when she play with toys . But I was too scare to pick it up, so I throw it away. I wonder if dog just share water , are they gonna infect each other for the parasite ?

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Dr. Peter

Veterinarian

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8 week lab has swollen stomach and .diaherea. no worms in

8 week lab has swollen stomach and .diaherea. no worms in poopJA: I'm sorry to hear that. There are all sorts of infestations the 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 and age?Customer: Goldielocks and 8-9 weeksJA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Goldielocks?Customer: her booty was swollen like 3 or4 days ago

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Dr. Kara

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I have a Shar Pei puppy who is 9 weeks old. We have had him

Hi....I have a Shar Pei puppy who is 9 weeks old. We have had him home for 3 days. We bought him from a local (Las Vegas) owner....and he was FAT, as we figured out that he had been fed with people food....it looked like Mexican people food!!! Needless to say, he had a bit of a rough night morning after throwing up. We obviously have changed to puppy food which he eats right up and his poops have been looking healthier and bigger.JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Hopefully it didn't make a mess. Did the dog eat anything unusual?Customer: thats not quite where the problem is. He's been sleeping all night, but was pretty restless after I got up in the middle of the night. This morning he seems to be lifting his head and pointing his nose up and is DEFINITELY NOT hungry! He is resting now as I'm watching him for the last hour.JA: What is the dog's name?Customer: GusJA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Gus?Customer: he pooped twice this morning....the second time he went poop instead of eating his breakfast.

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Dr. Gary

Emergency Veterinarian

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Puppy, 10 weeks old. Golden doodle. Huge colored worms in

Foster puppy, 10 weeks old. Golden doodle. Huge white colored worms in feces. Very actively moving, and many of them. Runny, loose stool. Gave pyrantel pamoate about 18-20 hours ago. Last stool was about 15 hours after giving the recommended dosage, 10 ml for 20 lb puppy. Still very alive and active worms in feces. Probably going to take her to a vet tomorrow, but I'm only fostering her until Friday, 5 days.. Can I give her another dose within 24 hours? If the infestation is that bad, that I'm seeing so many gross big worms and they're still very much alive, I want them dead immediately. In case maybe she didn't actually get enough medication, would it harm her to do another 5 ml or 10 ml tonight? As just the foster mother, I can't exactly afford to do a bunch of vet testing, as I only planned to feed her and keep her for 2 weeks, until her new family comes to pick her up Friday. But I can't let them take her knowing she has worms, and I feel terrible knowing she could be suffering some harm from it. Please help, before I go to the vet, I want them to confirm what kind of worms they are obviously, but can't afford expensive treatment. If she was my dog, I'd be prepared for the costs of owning a puppy and footing the bill for the very common occurrence of getting worms. But this wasn't the plan.JA: I'm sorry to hear that. There are all sorts of infestations I'd 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. Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about I'd?Customer: That's it.

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Dr. B.

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