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Here are photos of a firm growth we found in our dog's ear.

Here are photos of a firm growth we found in our dog's ear. No pain, no drainage, and, very loosely attached with a small connection. Could l tie some floss around the base, strangling it, and cause it to drop off? Oops, no place to click to attach photos. The growth is about size of blackberry.

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Dr. Deb

Associate Veterinarian

Doctoral Degree

17,302 satisfied customers
We think our 6 year old 21 pound Cavalier just ate a 20mg

We think our 6 year old 21 pound Cavalier King Charles just ate a 20mg Xarelto. My husband spilled a bottle on the sofa and then next thing we knew the dog was chewing on something. We don't know for sure. We checked his mouth but couldn't find anything. Our dog is also on heart medication for a murmur. We are on vacation and don't have a vet or know of a 24-hour vet. Thank you.

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Dr Marta Lepes

DVM owner

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

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My 2 months year old puppy half husky/german sherpard have a

My 2 months year old puppy half husky/german sherpard have a swollen noseJA: I'm sorry to hear that. What is the dog's name?Customer: MeekoJA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Meeko?Customer: Not really

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Dr. John

Veterinarian

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

11,876 satisfied customers
My nearly 4 month old staffy has a swollen lymph node on the

Hi my nearly 4 month old staffy has a swollen lymph node on the left side of her jaw which has appeared over night she was chewing on a stick the other day could this be from an infection to her gums tongue or teeth. She is eating and is her normal self the lump is the size of a strawberry. Should I take her to the vet or will it go down by itself.

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Pet Doc

Senior Small Animal Veterinarian

BVSc

7,650 satisfied customers
I have 6 week old mini dachshund puppies, 3 in the litter 1

I have 6 week old mini dachshund puppies, 3 in the litter 1 female, 2 male. Last night at 9 p.m. I noticed 2 bumps on one males snout and assumed one of the litter had bitten him.He also had a few on his ears that I could feel though there are no visible marks there. This morning one male hadJA: I'm sorry to hear that. Is the dachshund bleeding a lot?Customer: No bleedingJA: What is the dachshund's name?Customer: I didn't mean to send that yet, I'm going to finish typing symptoms nowJA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about the dachshund?Customer: The bumps have increased in number today and now there is swelling of the lymph nodes

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Dr. Kara

Doctoral Degree

24,616 satisfied customers
5 week old puppy has swollen lips and lymph nodes... Took

5 week old puppy has swollen lips and lymph nodes... Took her once to the vet because her eyes were matted shut vet said she had cellulitis?? Have her eye drops.... I'm scared now... And is she contagious to the rest of the litter

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Dr. Michael Salkin

Veterinarian

DVM

37,018 satisfied customers
My dog's eyes are swollen shut, at first it was one eye and

HiJA: Hi. What seems to be the problem?Customer: My dog's eyes are swollen shut, at first it was one eye and we took him to the vet that day. they prescribed the oral medication and some eye drops. didn't help. it spread to the second eye and for over 2 weeks now his eyes havent improved even with the medication. They're both swollen shut. At times, especially in the morning he will open his eyes and I can see a film over his eyes, but both his eyes now have it and it seems their is blood all over the pupil? no sign of blindness, just itches a lot and sneezes it out as he itches his eyesJA: 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 and age?Customer: Assad and he's 13 months nowJA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Assad?Customer: thats all

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Dr. Michael Salkin

Veterinarian

DVM

37,018 satisfied customers
My 6 month old Golden Retriever Puppy has a swollen Lymph

My 6 month old Golden Retriever Puppy has a swollen Lymph node on the right side of his neck... on antibiotics for an infection and vet gave him shots but she couldn't find a reason for the swelling.... what are the odds of Lymphomia in a puppy??

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Dr. B.

Associate Veterinarian

Veterinarian

24 satisfied customers
My 7 month old bulldog has a huge lump on side of face as

My 7 month old bulldog has a huge lump on side of face as big as a baseball now. It started last night. It is hard as a rock.She had a similar situation 2 weeks ago but not this big and a steroid shot relieved the swelling in 12 hoursAnd before that about three weeks same thingI'm beginning to think there is an infection that has not been addressed and it is reoccurring because only dex shots have been given for treatment thus farIs this life threatening? I'm afraid with how much swelling and how hard it is that it may bust her eardrum or eye socket out or even close her airway

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Rebekah Kane

Veterinarian

doctorate of veterinary medicine

546 satisfied customers
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