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Pacing all day and night sometimes 2 panting and very

pacing all day and night sometimes 2 panting and very nervous and clingyJA: I'll do all I can to help. What is wrong with the dog?Customer: and loss of appititeJA: Where does the dog seem to hurt?Customer: he doesnt seem to be in any pain hes not whining just paces and pants and very nervousJA: OK. No obvious pain. What is the dog's name and age?Customer: Nick 13JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Nick?Customer: he limps a bit now that hes olderJA: Have you looked to see if there is a wound on their foot?Customer: yeah no wounds and he doesnt mind you touching his paws

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Our new dog, Dolly, is a rescue. She is wonderful in every

Our new dog, Dolly, is a rescue. She is wonderful in every way, except she barks at every dog she sees from the Windows in our house. We have had some success telling her to be quiet and she usually backs away from the window, but, then she barks at us. She is in a high state of anxiety. She also has separation anxiety. 1st time chewed the front door. Bought crate and she chewed through several wires and scraped her neck some. We now have a Large travel crate that she can't chew. She is 1 1/2 yrs old with mature weight of 35 lbs. Housebroken, Wonderful with my grandchildren and all people. I hired a Dog Behaviorist who helped us with us claiming the space around outside doors. This worked. What can we do to control her barking? I will absolutely not use a shock collar, I have seen collars that vibrate and make a sound, but her level of anxiety is so high at the time that I doubt they will work. Any advise or suggestions will be greatly appreciated.JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Strange behavior is often perplexing. I'm sure the Veterinarian can help you. Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Dolly?Customer: We were told Dolly was brought in by a couple who said they couldn't afford to feed her and they thought she was hit by a car. Took her to my vet. Shots were given and she was examined. Found long scrape on inner thigh and cut toe also. Gave her heart worm shot, also. Low weight, but now is healthy.

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Just got a new puppy. A six week old mini dachshund. Not

Just got a new puppy. A six week old mini dachshund. Not happy with the age. The poor thing is too afraid to explore my apt even when I am right there. Whines and shakes even when I hold him at times. I'm now wondering if he was a runt. He comes from a pack of eight. He eats solid food but I'm wondering if I should mix his food with a milk replacer.JA: I'm sorry to hear that. What is the puppy's name?Customer: Doesn't have one yet. Still trying to find one that fits himJA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about the puppy?Customer: Well I personally think he's a bit skinny but it's been a few years since I've been around weenie puppies this old

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I am having problems with my 16 yr old min schnauzer and 5

I am having problems with my 16 yr old min schnauzer and 5 year old lab/cattle dog mix that i have had since he was born. The 16 year old barks all the time, especially when he gets excited and at the 5 year old dog. This causes a fight and the schnauzer ends up getting hurt. I know if the barking drives me nuts, it has to drive the 5 yr old nuts too. The 5 yr old gets along well with my 9 yr old yorkie and 7 yr old dogs but they don't bark at him. I don't know what to do and i wouldn't give the 5 yr old away as i don't want anything else to happen.JA: 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?Customer: Max is the 16 yr old schnauzer and Maddox is the 5 yr old mix. I have 4 dogs altogether -- a failed foster momJA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Max?Customer: He has a stroke last summer but we nursed him through it and now he is doing pretty good. I want his last years to be good ones.

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Dr. Meghan Denney

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I just got a 6 week old America Shepherd terrier yesterday

I just got a 6 week old America Shepherd terrier yesterday around 1pm. They told me to give her whole milk, but this morning as I was setting up an appt. They told me that, I should not give her milk, but to give her puppy food and mix it with warm water. I gave her 2oz of dry 2JA: I'm sorry to hear that. What is the terrier's name?Customer: Sorry plus 2 oz of canned food mixed. She still has not pooped, she has been Peeing and sleeping. Her tummy seems full but she seems fine.JA: Could be a lot of things that cause lethargy. The Veterinarian will know how to help the terrier. Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about the terrier?Customer: Her name is Isis

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Senior dog keeps yelping for about an half an hour before

Senior dog keeps yelping for about an half an hour before bed every night. Should I be worried?

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We lost the mother of 10 pups yesterday a beautiful 6. y.o.

we lost the mother of 10 pups yesterday a beautiful 6. y.o. after c-section. Can our bitch Ines restart producing mil to help the puppies. We have a foster mom now feeding them but it is too much I want to go out there with my bitch and take 3 -4 days to get our Ines to lick the puppies and maybe start feeding them - any chance that would work?JA: I'll do all I can to help. What is wrong with the dog?Customer: Thank you. Hope to prepare Ines for that, Give her puppy food and deworm her with panacure and give her liver. Thought that may helpJA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about the dog?Customer: Ines is 6 y.o. and had 3 litters before she know about pups and love them

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She has something happen last night and she can not walk, no

she has something happen last night and she can not walkJA: I'm sorry to hear that. Did the cat have a fall?Customer: no was lying on sons lap when it happen. We have had her for 21 years and not sure what to do. We have very limited fundsJA: What is the cat's name?Customer: GingerJA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Ginger?Customer: She is blind in her right eye.

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Dr. Bruce

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Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

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My 3lb teacup yorkie poo suddenly became paralyzed in his

My 3lb teacup yorkie poo suddenly became paralyzed in his back legs. They are completely stiff. He's not acting like he's in pain. He was running around one minute then dragging his hind legs the next. Waiting ti be worked into the vet right now. What coukd cause this? Is it serious or life threatening??

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