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My Maltese in a couple days came down with dozens what seems

My Maltese in a couple days came down with dozens what seems like pimples. He is eating/drinking.

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I am currently studying to become a veterinary technician

Hi, my name is***** am currently studying to become a veterinary technician and was wanting to know what are the two most common antibiotics or topical drugs you prescribe to your patients?I would also am learning about periodontal disease in cats and dogs. I am seeking estimates of treatment for this disease and follow up care.I would like estimates of the disease if it is not as severe and if it is the most severe.I would also like to know what is the gold-standard treatment for this disease. If money was never a factor for clients what would be the tretment of choice?

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My dog approximately 10 yrs old has recently started losing

My dog approximately 10 yrs old has recently started losing her hair in big amounts. It is loose and when I go to take it off of her she acts like it hurts. Was wondering if it could be mange. Don't know anything about it, was wondering what I should do for her. Long weekend so no vets in our small town. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated. Thank you Janiece Adams Hysham MT 59038

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My 10 week old German Shepherd female puppy has developed

My 10 week old German Shepherd female puppy has developed small, yellow-brownish scabs on different sites on her body - front neck, sides near front legs and hind legs. They seem dry and flaky. Her coat is so thick, you can't to see them unless you spread her fur with your fingers. I have taken pictures and will be happy to upload them.

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My dog is on Simplicef Staph infection of the skin. She is

My dog is on Simplicef for a Staph infection of the skin. She is almost through the 30 day course, but seems to be leaking urine. She is a 12 year old shepherd mix with some arthritis in her back as well. Is this a side effect of the medication, or possibly related to her peduncle nerve?JA: I'm sorry to hear that. There are all sorts of infestations your 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: Her name is JadaJA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Jada?Customer: Not really. She has responded well to the antibiotics. Except for this problem which had just popped up unexpectedly.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 puppy keeps getting - what look like - blisters all

My puppy keeps getting - what look like - blisters all through out her body and she's always itchy and has scabs on her head. I don't know what she could be allergic to. her mom doesn't seem to be affected at all.JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Using the wrong medication for fleas can be dangerous. You should definitely talk to the Veterinarian. What is the dog's name?Customer: her name is cyanJA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Cyan?Customer: i don't think so. I mean her mom had this too when she was a puppy (we got her like that already) and it constantly came back until now that she's been months without it. I don't know if it'll be like that on cyan. no matter what we try it doesn't seem to work at all.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 Cocker Spaniel is eight years old and last six months we

My Cocker Spaniel is eight years old and for the last six months we have been battling a skin problem where she has large round sores over her body. Hair comes out and area is raw in appearance. We have tried everything the vet has recommended including antibiotics, baths with medicated shampoo, change in dog food (no chicken). Nothing seems to help, I feel so sorry for her as she is miserable, any ideas?

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I have a week old litter of Vizsla puppies. All very healthy

I have a week old litter of Vizsla puppies. All very healthy and thriving. A couple of the pups are developing cradle cap. Any suggestions for treatment. Their coats are healthy and normal otherwise. And the dame keeps them very clean.JA: I'm sorry to hear that. What is the dog's name?Customer: TianaJA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Tiana?Customer: This is her first litter and cleans them a lot.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 has been limping and last night when I was trying to

My dog has been limping and last night when I was trying to check his paw, he screamed.JA: IÂ'm sorry to hear that. The noise must be worrying. I'll connect you to the Veterinarian. What is the dog's name and age?Customer: Joe, 1 year 4 monthsJA: How old is Joe, 1 Year 4 Months?Customer: YesJA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Joe, 1 Year 4 Months?Customer: I had just taken him to the vet and he has a staph infection on his tummy. he is taking antibiotics for that. he just began doggy daycare two weeks ago.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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