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My dog has a growth on her left front paw at the distal

My dog has a growth on her left front paw at the distal joint She licks it raw. My vet said it is a nervous habit, much like nail biting and needs no treatment. I'm concerned.JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Some lumps are serious and some aren't. Let's see what the Veterinarian has to say. Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about your dog?Customer: She is a rescue, but I've had her for 5 years. She remains nervous around strangers, but is very loving with our family.

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Dr. Michael Salkin

Veterinarian

DVM

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I have a new puppy who is obviously getting lots of

hi, I have a new puppy who is obviously getting lots of attention. My basset hound has been given lots of love too, but is very sensitive to human attention and is used to a lot of it! this morning he was fine, i went out for a couple of hours, leaving him and the puppy alone. When i got back, he went all shaky and jerky, and has trembled every since (probably an hour and a half). He stops trembling/jerking when he is distracted (by food or something), so i'm not sure if it's attention/separation anxiety or if it's something more sinister.JA: I'm sorry to hear that. What is the basset hound's name?Customer: RegJA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Reg?Customer: He eats anything and everything he can, but is in very good health, is fit (only 19kg), very active and bouncy usually. Definitely not himslef keeps shying away from me every time i try to stroke him like he's suddenly terrified but i haven't told him off and would never be physical with him other than to stroke him obviously i haven't raised my voice at all at anyone around me today. have just been getting on with things

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Rebecca

Veterinarian

Doctoral Degree

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She is 6 months old, boxer mix. is skin and bones. she eats

she is 6 months old, boxer mix. is skin and bones. she eats well but often throws it up. She poops ok, occasionally a little soft but no sign of worms. pees fine, drinks fine. is pretty energetic and very vocal. barks constantly. bad separation anxiety. any ideas?JA: 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?Customer: addieJA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about addie?Customer: she also has gas often and rumbly tummy, spells terrible when it passes or when she pops. I have several other dogs and neither smell as bad as her

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Dr. Kara

Doctoral Degree

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My dog is a male múltiplo. He is 2 years old and recently

My dog is a male múltiplo. He is 2 years old and recently started carrying/possessing a toy and whining. I am concerned whether there is something wrong with him. If we take the toy away, he gets anxious and starts looking for it like crazy and wimpers while doing so. This is very odd behavior for him because he is not normally attached to toysJA: I'm sorry to hear that. Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about your dog?Customer: Dog has not been fixed

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jadedangel57

Dog Behaviorist/Trainer/Breeder/Health

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My 16 year old shih-tzu started having seizures the day

Hi, my 16 year old shih-tzu started having seizures the day before yesterdayJA: I'm sorry to hear that. Seizures always look scary. Let's get you talking to the Veterinarian. What is the dog's name?Customer: ZsukiJA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Zsuki?Customer: well he has huge separation anxiety, and he is blind now. i seem to be able to stop a seizure coming on if i manage to get to him

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Dr. Peter

Veterinarian

Doctoral Degree

42,294 satisfied customers
Top of nose is bleeding - skin scraped raw, no

top of nose is bleeding - skin scraped rawJA: I'm sorry to hear that. The Veterinarian will know what to do about this bleeding. I'll connect you ASAP. Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about the dog?Customer: no

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Melanie Goble

Owner/Veterinarian

DVM

258 satisfied customers
I think my dog just ate some of my topomax while I was away,

I think my dog just ate some of my topomax while I was away, maybe about 100 or 200 mg. She weighs 12 pounds. I don't know how long ago she ate it, but she is playful now and seems fine.JA: I'm sorry to hear that. The Veterinarian will know if your dog will be able to digest that. What is the dog's name and age?Customer: Boo Boo is 1 1/12 years old.JA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Boo Boo?Customer: No.

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Dr. Gabby

Veterinarian

Doctoral Degree

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Dear Dr.Deb! Cookie started to cough up foamy staff

Dear Dr.Deb! Cookie started to cough up white foamy staff yesterday, late. Not much. Later on, at about 1.30 pm he was really struggling coughing up lots of white foam. Rested a bit and started again. I even tried to put my finger into his throat thinking that something is there...like yesterday he ate this chicken with bones, but I van be certain, of course. Yesterday he was acting a bit strange again, did a few run outs but basically he preferred to be outside. I thought that he is constipating ...I still think that he might be constipating. I don't know. He couldn't come to walk, the vomiting/struggling started again, more white staff. Now, he is sleeping. Before he went to sleep, I gave him some liver-treats, he has eaten it happily. I don't know what to do if he starts again!

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Dr. Deb

Associate Veterinarian

Doctoral Degree

17,968 satisfied customers
It is the 16 year old dog of a friend. Her parents no longer

It is the 16 year old dog of a friend. Her parents no longer want the dog and she is in decent health, other than being close yo deaf. I am trying to help find a home. Is it unrealistic to think anyone would adopt a 16 year old beagle? I can't take her but hate to see her euthanized.JA: I'll do all I can to help. What is wrong with the beagle?Customer: The owners have illness in the family and can no longer care for her. The couple caring for her now work long hours and can't deal with her crying and disturbing neighbors and peeing in the house when they are away for 12 to 14 hours at a time. They are looking at euthanasia as a last resort. Snoopy is essentially deaf and takes pills for back pain. Other than that she is alert and healthy.JA: The noise must be worrying. I'll connect you to the veterinarian. What is the beagle's name?Customer: SnoopyJA: Is there anything else important you think the veterinarian should know about Snoopy?Customer: She lived with an older retired couple and another dog soybeans rarely alone until now. Strong separation anxiety. They have had her on a rescue site but feel no one will adopt her due to her age and need for daily meds. She has a small pendulous tumor on her rear and several lipomas thar

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Dr. Altman

Veterinarian

Doctoral Degree

17,924 satisfied customers
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