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I too have a cav Spaniel who has developed a limp. Vet visit

I too have a cav King Charles Spaniel who has developed a limp. Vet visit said soft tissue, but am concerned that her breed might be something else. She's two and now carry her, all 25 lbs, up and down stairs. Walks in NYC are now to the corner and back and am continuing the Metacam. Any further suggestions? Thanks, TomJA: I'm sorry to hear that. Have you looked to see if there is a wound on their foot?Customer: Vet did, and saw nothingJA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about She 's?Customer: She's been rough housing with a younger puppy who has become her new BFF. There is also a spiral stair in my home, but she no longer has access

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Dr. Altman

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My 3 year old Irish Setter has on a number of occasions all

My 3 year old Irish Setter has on a number of occasions all in the evening after dinner become distressed. Panting, tail down, attached to my wife or me. A little pacing. We took him to emergency care and they found nothing from xray and blood work. He was fine at the vet. He gets tons of exercise, lots of water, eats well. Could it be a food allergy?JA: I'm sorry to hear that. What is the dog's name?Customer: Reilly. CH Sugarstop All Riled Up CGCJA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Reilly?Customer: He's very attached to me in particular. We spend alot of time together.

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Dr. Meghan Denney

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My dog is fussy, i have a six-year-old Chihuahua who is

My dog is fussyJA: I'll do all I can to help. What is wrong with your dog?Customer: Hello i have a six-year-old Chihuahua who is exhibiting various symptoms such as erratic Behavior, constantly running around in circles, and keeps moving his head looking at random things in the airJA: What is the dog's name?Customer: CaponeJA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Capone?Customer: No

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Lethargy and head bob and balance issues after bath- 9 week

Lethargy and head bob and balance issues after bath- 9 week old king cavalierJA: I'm sorry to hear that. Could be a lot of things that cause lethargy. The Veterinarian will know how to help the dog. What is the dog's name?Customer: FritzJA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Fritz?Customer: We have had him 1 week all good, playful, not reported issues. Reputable breeder

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Dr. Meghan Denney

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My dof woke up this morning and has lost all motor control.

My dof woke up this morning and has lost all motor control. She appears lucid but has had a seizure in the past. She appears normal when held.JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Seizures always look scary. Let's get you talking to the Veterinarian. What is the dog's name and age?Customer: Katie she is a cavalier king Charles spaniel and she is 6JA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Katie?Customer: She's not on any medication currently.

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Dr. Michael Salkin

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I live in Israel and have had the most horrendous 4 days

Hi, I live in Israel and have had the most horrendous 4 days with our Cavalier King Charles.Briefly this is what happened:JA: What sort of animal are we talking about?Customer: A dog.JA: OK. I'll do all I can to help. What is wrong with the dog?Customer: Briefly I'll give you the history. Day 1. Temperature 41.2 taken to vet. Blood test showed low white cell count. High Haemoglobin. Some evidence of Tick Fever. Dog was treated with antibiotics. Day 2 dog became paralysed in all 4 feet. Day 3 Dog in great pain with spasms in feet and back. Day 3 One eye turned white in the space of an hour. Spasms got worse . Day 4 Dog was in a very bad state vomited blood and ided. My problem? Nobody has any idea what he was suffering from. After death a quick autopsy showed nothing untoward. I am left bewildered. puzzled and feeling terrible after seeing himJA: Hopefully it didn't make a mess. Did the dog eat anything unusual?Customer: I don't think so. He is a scavenger so it's difficult to be conclusive.JA: What is the dog's name?Customer: MangoJA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Mango?Customer: He was 8.5 yrs old. With slight stiffness in his back legs when rising from sitting. This would disappear after about a minute of walking. Otherwise a fairly fit dog.

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Rebecca

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I have a 3 year ols CKCS who suffers with a mild form of

I have a 3 year ols CKCS who suffers with a mild form of Syringomyelia (SM). She does not exhibit any expressions of pain, only the phantom scrathching, "air guitar" especially when running. Claire is only 11 pounds, very petite.Our regular Vet suggested gabapentin compounded 50mg TID. The noon dose rarely happens, and I do not see a big differences with the BID dosing. When I attempted to increase the dose, she developed loose stools.Are there some natural holestic supplements or treatments we should look into for her? Is there a specialist in the USA I should consider taking her to?Thank you, *****

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Dr. Joey

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Our cavalier King Charles has been waking up from naps

Hello, our cavalier King Charles has been waking up from naps with a slight squeal and looks scared and moves to another spot to lay down. He's done it a few times at night also in bed. We don't make any contact with him, he just wakes up with a slight squeal. Have you ever heard of this?

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Our is acting normally except and spasms. He has had this

Our King Charles is acting normally except for twitching and spasms. He has had this for two years.is there any medicine? His symptoms are appearing to happen more often and stronger.

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Rebecca

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