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My dog came home from a day of obedience training, he ate

hi, my dog came home from a day of obedience training, he ate dinner, then 2 hours later vomited it all up and is now lethargic and droolingJA: I'm sorry to hear that. This sounds like it might be serious. I'll let the Veterinarian know what's going on ASAP. Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about your dog?Customer: we've been swimming a lot lately and he often ingests river water

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My dog's about 11 years old the Beagle Dotson mixed all of a

My dog's about 11 years old the Beagle Dotson mixed all of a sudden her back legs aren't working like they normally would she has lost some weight in the past monthJA: I'm sorry to hear that. Have you looked to see if there is a wound on their foot?Customer: Yes I have I see nothingJA: The Veterinarian will know what to do. Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Dotson?Customer: No not to my knowledge

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He has a large red open sore on his jowl he is an english

He has a large red open sore on his jowl he is an english mastif and I we are very rural so I thought he got bit by a snake or something. But acts like its alive it pops out and in covering itself in skin and then red and openJA: I'm sorry to hear that. Strange behavior is often perplexing. I'm sure the Veterinarian can help you. What is the dog's name and age?Customer: Thunderstorm....7 years oldJA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Thunderstorm?Customer: not really he suffers from some dry skin on his back but that comes and goes

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Every time someone approaches to pet my 5 month old puppy

hello, every time someone approaches to pet my 5 month old puppy she starts peeing, is that normal considering that she is still a puppy? what can I do about it?

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I have an English Springer who is 3 years old. She is the

I have an English Springer who is 3 years old.She is the most gentle dog I have ever owned.She craves attention and even lays down so she can be petted by anyone and everyone in the world except my 10 year old granddaughter.She becomes aggressive while being petted by her. Just this morning, my grandaughter's mom petted her and then told her daughter that it's ok to pet the dog.After about 10 seconds, she came unglued and growled and but her on the wrist..no blood.Any insights that you can give me would be so much appreciated.ThankRoger Arnold

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My daughter;s dog 7 year old lab mix has only been home for

My daughter;s dog 7 year old lab mix has only been home for 3 weeks from being rescued at a shelter in Fla. She had to come home for a weekend get together for her dads 70th Bday. She placed her dog with a friend in her own home . The next daywhen that person tried to feed the dog she was bitten , first bowl was knocked ove and when she tried to fix the bowl she got bit and needed 7 stitches. A second person when over to help and was also bitten later. Don't kknow the circumstances of that one. Dog had seen both persons before. He's quarantined by dog officer.JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Is the dog bleeding a lot?Customer: Do we keep this dog in the end. We don't have much history withdogs.JA: What is the dog's name?Customer: Please help Dogs name is MarleyJA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Marley?Customer: Marley was diagnosed with heart worm. Kristin,daughter decided to take him anyway because he was going tobe sponsored by some clinic. Hes on meds but has not been nutured yet because of the heart wor;m

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I just read a previous question about a 5 yr old chin who

i just read a previous question about a 5 yr old chin who cried when picked up. it seems I am having the same issue with my male, who is neutered. no diarrhea, vomiting or eating issues. I noticed this behavior about a month ago and it seemed to go away after I kept him from excessive activity. I have an appointment this afternoon with a new vet. Is it reasonable for me to ask to start with an anti inflammatory and/or pain med before any xrays or surgery ?JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Hopefully it didn't make a mess. Did the dog eat anything unusual?Customer: No. He is presently on a probiotic because he has a sensitive stomach. I feed him a prescription can dog food (chicken and rice) along with a limited ingredient kibble.JA: OK. The Veterinarian will know what to do. What is the dog's name?Customer: RockyJA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Rocky?Customer: no

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The last few days my Pom Penny has starting panting and

The last few days my Pom Penny has starting panting and getting a lethargic look on her face. Doesn't eat and wants to be alone. Then shes gets back to normal. I am concerned because she is a very social dog. Shes is 7 years.JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Could be a lot of things that cause lethargy. The Veterinarian will know how to help Shes. Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Shes?Customer: Her name is ***** ***** she is 7

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I have a 5 year old daschund. In the last few days I have

Hi, I have a 5 year old daschund. In the last few days I have noticed that he finds it hard to jump up on the sofa and when he jumps down he makes a little yelp. I have felt all his legs and he seems happy for me to touch them but when I picked him up today I think he had discomfort in his chest as he yelped again. Thank youJA: I'm sorry to hear that. Have you looked to see if there is a wound on their foot?Customer: No woundsJA: What is the dog's name?Customer: TitanJA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Titan?Customer: No, recently had his annual check up and all fine

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Dr. Michael Salkin

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