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My border collie, 7 or 8, male is loosing daily loads and

My border collie, 7 or 8, male is loosing daily loads and loads of the fine fur (unJA: I'm sorry to hear that. What is the Border collie's name and age?Customer: 7 0r 8 all the fine hair underneath the main fur and is getting bold at one place on his backJA: How old is 7?Customer: ?? 7 or 8 years olsJA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about 7?Customer: he also has a kind of exzem around his penis

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Dr. Michael Salkin

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DVM

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Happy New Year Pearl Zoe has been losing some hair on her

Happy New Year Pearl Zoe has been losing some hair on her snout. I just brushed her and gave her a haircut and she has these dry scab spots on her back and stomach. So I'm reading that maybe her hair got too long though I trim it every few months.JA: I'm sorry to hear that. What is the dog's name and age?Customer: Her gums are super red. She's had her teeth cleaned and several removed in the summer. Her gums never did return to normal looking so I'm concerned about that as well.JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about the dog?Customer: Zoe is about 11 years old maybe. She's from a shelter so I have to look at her paperwork.

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Dr. Michael Salkin

Veterinarian

DVM

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Can i just ask what the photo of the dog with the black

Can i just ask what the photo of the dog with the black spots is?JA: I'm sorry to hear that. What is the dog's name and age?Customer: Baby. It's a 9 year old female pugJA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Baby?Customer: blind in one eye and seems to be losing sight in the other. She also has a bad body odor for years. We rescued her from a drug addicts home. They had bigger dogs that were roughing her up. She was already blind in the first eye from neglect. When we got her the vet offered to remove the eye but we declined.

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Dr. Michael Salkin

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Have been suggested that he has an autoimmune disease. Sores

Have been suggested that he has an autoimmune disease.JA: I'll do all I can to help. What is wrong with the dog?Customer: Sores are coming up on his skinJA: What is the dog's name and age?Customer: 5 DobbyJA: How old is Dobby?Customer: 5JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Dobby?Customer: Continual licking of the sores. Ulcers and sores in his mouth

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Dr. Michael Salkin

Veterinarian

DVM

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We adopted an older dog who had urinary stones which we had

we adopted an older dog who had urinary stones which we had surgery done and he is now on a ud diet he is losing his hair on his back in patches, he is on throid medicine also, we saved hiis life and he is a great dog, I don't know the breed but he is a smaller dog, his tongue is larger so it sticks out and he has a shorter nose which gives him breathing problems his hair grows longer on his paws and when he gets a grooming his little feet looks like panda feet he is so cute but I worry about him getting bald spots, I know they can get sunburned in the summer, do you have any suggestions on his coat issues, his coat looks kinda dull also, he has had a stressful life from what I see and the way he acts but what a good boy he isJA: I'm sorry to hear that. Using the wrong medication for fleas can be dangerous. You should definitely talk to the Veterinarian. Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about the dog?Customer: he goes to the vet frequently and I have had blood work done on him twice my vet is the one that did his surgeries, they are probably at the vet once a month, I have two dogs and I guess I am a worrysome mom but the vet says he is doing well but their has to be a reason for his bald areas

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My Pug who is 8 years old has lost pigment in his nails and

My Pug who is 8 years old has lost pigment in his nails and skin in the past week. A few of his nails are white and he normally black skin on his underside is much lighter too. He also seems to recently be moving a little slower, almost like he has arthritis. Should I take him in to see a vet?

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Dr. Michael Salkin

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DVM

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About a month ago my dog( 7 year old English springer

About a month ago my dog( 7 year old English springer spaniel) developed a fever of 105.3 I also noticed he had a lump on his back. Shortly after his first vet appointment he developed lesions all over his body mostly in his head and ears but also onto his back. We did blood test and everything looked fine, we did chest x-rays those looked fine, we have done biopsies on three of the lumps and those came back inconclusive. We's we have also checked for lymphoma and that is also negative. He is on prednisone, ciprofloxacin, and we just started an antifungal-ketoconazole this week and nothing seems to be working. The vet says he has no idea what's wrong with him. Please help, thank you

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Dr. Michael Salkin

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DVM

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My 10 year old dog has plaque and tarter buildup on her

Hi, my 10 year old dog has plaque and tarter buildup on her teeth. I try to brush them several times a week to keep it from getting worse. She probably needs a dental, but I'm so scared or anesthesia that I've been putting it off. She takes apoquel daily for what we assume is an autoimmune skin disorder that caused miserable scratching until we started apoquel.My question is. This morning I brushed her teeth as usual. Afterwards, she shoot her head a bit so I grabbed her ears and looked for any inflammation. They looked relatively normal. I then pulled the nighttime crust out of the inside of her eyes.After doing this, I realized I didn't wash my hands after brushing her teeth and now am very concerned that I touched her ears and around her eyes with possible bacteria from her mouth. I am concerned I maybe started what could cause an ear or eye infection.Am I being crazy? Or is that a legit concern?Thanks, William

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Dr. John

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Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

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8 year old border collie mix; neutered male; lives in

8 year old border collie mix; neutered male; lives in country; very active and acts healthy; weighs 42 lbs; has had basic immunizations. One year ago Flip began to develop inflamed lesions on the top of his nose symmetrically which ultimately crust over. About the same time his breath became malodorous. Symptoms wax and wane. Online picture booking suggests discoid lupus. Se tried a 4 week course of cephalexin 500 mg twice daily and his breath improved a lot and the inflammation improved moderately. Can I send you a picture?JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Is there anything else the veterinarian should be aware of about the Border collie?Customer: you tell meJA: What is the Border collie's name?Customer: Flip

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Dr. Gabby

Veterinarian

Doctoral Degree

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