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He is miserable with itching and has begun to scratch so

He is miserable with itching and has begun to scratch so hard he has started one place bleeding. His ears are red and hotJA: 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 important you think the Veterinarian should know about the dog?Customer: This seems to be a seasonal issue with allergies and some years (he's had this for 3 years) he has had to be briefly treated with steroids

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My lab has a scab above one nostril. It appears to be s

My lab has a scab above one nostril. It appears to be s crust but not necessarily from injury. Has appeared rather quickly but does not seem to be bothering her.

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Swollen paw pads, not paws, rapid breathing at rest. A bit

Swollen paw pads, not paws, rapid breathing at rest. A bit shallow.Swollen pouches under eyes. This has been for last 10 weeks.He licks paw pads often.He is lethargic.Has difficulty climbing steps, now.Yesterday, three paw pads began oozing small amounts of pus where the pad and nail meet.Paw pads are harder. Dry. Not soft as before ten weeks ago.Also has an ear infection which is being managed and has improved. Ear infection began around same time as swelling in paw pads.Only interested in hearing from a veterinary Doctor.

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My dog smells of sulfur throughout her body, is that a

my dog smells of sulfur throughout her body, is that a symptom of something dangerous?JA: I'm sorry to hear that. What is the dog's name and age?Customer: Her name is ***** ***** is a Pomeranian, she is 10JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Bella?Customer: She is arthritic and had her vocal cords tampered with before I adopted her, she takes Tramadol 50 mg and cough tablets once dailyJA: Coughing can be worrying. The Veterinarian will know what you should do. OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Veterinarian about your situation and then connect you two.

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My dog chews and scratches all the time. He has several

My dog chews and scratches all the time. He has several large hot spots. I have changed his food so he has an entirely grain free diet. What else can I do to help him and get his hair to grow back?

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I was just trying to find information about peeling paw

hiJA: Hi. What do you want help with?Customer: i was just trying to find information about peeling paw padsJA: I'm sorry to hear that. What is the dog's name and age?Customer: my dog's back feet have recently developed some peeled areasJA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about your dog?Customer: her name is RoxyJA: How old is Roxy?Customer: she is a cardigan corgi mixJA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Veterinarian about your situation and then connect you two.Customer: they estimated 4 when i adopted her 3 weeks ago

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I have a mini schnauzer 8yrs old and I've noticed that when

I have a mini schnauzer 8yrs old and I've noticed that when I last shaved his back and upper leg that he had so many bumps all around. Some bumps seemed to pop as I was inspecting the area. After I bathed him in shampoo (oatmeal) his skin was softer, shiny and bumps started to go away. I see some now though that are sporatic ( one on leg, arm pit, stomach, one on chest and front leg) and they are different almost like a mosquito bite because it's raised but has a sort of dark scab at the top. What do you think this could be? How can it be treated? P.S He is on prescription food for bladder stones so his diet hasn't changed in 6years.JA: I'll do all I can to help. Have you looked to see if there is a wound on their foot?Customer: No woundsJA: The Veterinarian will ask you more detailed questions to find out what is causing this. What is the dog's name?Customer: SparkyJA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Sparkly?Customer: Sometimes if he gets small bumps or lesions on his inner thigh it may have a yellow or greenish pus in it. These don't occur often but will suddenly pop up from time to time.JA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Veterinarian about your situation and then connect you two.

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My dog is losing large clumps of hair and has bare dry skin

My dog is losing large clumps of hair and has bare dry skin exposed. The skin on 50% of her body is very scaly and dry. She isn't itching it and doesn't seem to be bothered by it. However, it's very upsetting seeing these huge spots and she also has horrible dandruff. What should I do to help her?

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My pug smells like a match that has been lit and out; he's

My pug smells like a match that has been lit and blown out; he's very itchy and his "arm pits" are greasy; his legs are even red; I adopted him 2 months ago and put himhe is on a grain free diet; his last owner said he has a chronic skin disorder.JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Have you looked to see if there is a wound on their foot?Customer: It's not his foot.JA: What is the dog's name?Customer: HugoJA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Hugo?Customer: He was put on antibiotics for severe inflammation when I first got him. The lining of his ears were very thick but got better after medication. Now the symptoms seem to be returning.JA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Veterinarian about your situation and then connect you two.

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