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My pug had dental surgery about a month ago. She's been

My pug had dental surgery about a month ago. She's been great but tonight she is refusing all food including cold cuts! She tried to eat a cheeto but spit it out. She doesn't act sick. Her tail is curled and tight but refusing food is not like her. She ate part of a can of food this morning and would usually have had an entire can This eveningJA: I'm sorry to hear that. The Veterinarian will know if your dog will be able to digest that. What is the dog's name and age?Customer: Moglie and she's 6JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Moglie?Customer: Not that I can think of

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She chewed on a fox tail fern may ingested a little and has

She chewed on a fox tail fern may ingested a little and has now vomited and is shivering, tongue is a little swollen and has a some gag reflex going on.. She is a puppy Chihuahua mix. Any suggestions?JA: I'm sorry to hear that. The Veterinarian will know if Chihuahua will be able to digest that. Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Chihuahua?Customer: she is very tiny. The runt and only 11 weeks old

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Sean Egan

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

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My dog, a Staffordshire terrier has had a "pancake like" and

My dog, a Staffordshire terrier has had a brown "pancake like" and viscous diarrhea for 2 nights. Until my vet is available tomorrow, what would be better, pepto bismol, rice or immodium?JA: I'll do all I can to help. What is wrong with your dog?Customer: Diarrhea for 2 nights. Pancake like, viscous and brown In colorJA: Where does your dog seem to hurt?Customer: She does not appear to be hurting - she is resting quietly, still wagging her tail, has a slight limp right front leg, which has been there for a while, probably arthritis. She is approximately 12 y.oJA: OK. No obvious pain. Have you looked to see if there is a wound on their foot?Customer: No, but I can check. She has had redness between her toes rece\ntlyJA: The Veterinarian will ask you more detailed questions to find out what is causing this. Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about your dog?Customer: She does have mitral regurgitation - now up to a grade III murmur. I was just about to take her in for an echo cardiogramJA: What is the dog's name?Customer: Misty Pit

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Dr. Peter

Veterinarian

Doctoral Degree

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1 year old Schnauzer X is squinting heavily and mostly won't

1 year old Schnauzer X is squinting heavily and mostly won't open his eyes. Sudden onset. Appears otherwise healthy and fine: tail wagging, playful and energetic. No lethargy. But has had moderate diarrhea for 2 days prior.

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Dr. Deb

Associate Veterinarian

Doctoral Degree

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I am not sure she wont let me look but from what i can see

i am not sure she wont let me look but from what i can see her bottom is red and i am trying to find a way to help her without going to the vet as i can not afford taht right nowJA: I'll do all I can to help. What seems to be the problem with the dog?Customer: i am not sure she wont let me look but from what i can see her bottom is red and i am trying to find a way to help her without going to the vet as i can not afford taht right nowJA: Where does the dog seem to hurt?Customer: her anus is redJA: Can you see anything that looks wrong or different?Customer: hold on i will try and lookJA: Is the dog eating normally?Customer: seems to beJA: Is the dog having trouble peeing or pooing?Customer: not peeing i havent seen her poop because she goes off in to the woodsJA: What is the dog's name and age?Customer: all i see is that it is red and possibly a little inflamed she is 3 yrs old and she is a Australian Shepard/ black lab mix her name is ***** ***** eats rocks all the time and that has never seemed to bother her beforeJA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about harley?Customer: not that i am aware of

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Dr. Meghan Denney

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine

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Panting and tries to get up but collapses on trying to get

panting and tries to get up but collapses on trying to get upJA: 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 and age?Customer: Pepper, 12 years oldJA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Pepper?Customer: 57 lbs probably a labradoodle

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Dr. Meghan Denney

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine

1,212 satisfied customers
Found 2 small scabs on my dogs back right befor the tail.

Found 2 small scabs on my dogs back right befor the tail. Now, I did find one tick a week ago, but the spot on his neck where I found it has healed beautifully and he doesn't seem like anything is wrong.JA: I'm sorry to hear that. What is the dog's name and age?Customer: Kylo, just turned 1 on the 16th. German ShepardJA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Kylo?Customer: He's not fixed. And once had a runny nose but was better after 2 weeks about a month ago

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Scott Perry

Veterinarian

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

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My dog is keeping his tail down and slightly tucked, not up

My dog is keeping his tail down and slightly tucked, not up and wagging like usual. He still wags it a little bit, but nothing compared to usual. He also whimpers and yelps if we touch right above his tail on his hind end.JA: I'm sorry to hear that. What is the dog's name and age?Customer: Copper and he is 2. We took him to a walk in clinic and they said the tail is not out of place and no nerve damage. But they did not do any xrays.JA: Have you looked to see if there is a wound on their foot?Customer: No wounds on feet. No soreness on feet. Just the are above his tail on his lower back/hind end. I am worried about a broken tail near the base. But the walk in clinic vet said since it wasnt out of place there was no reason to xrayJA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Copper?Customer: He slipped down a couple of our stairs about a week ago, but yesterday was the first day he started showing any signs of injury. He has been completely fine before yesterday.

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Dr. Gary

Emergency Veterinarian

Doctoral Degree

25,640 satisfied customers
My dog is a Maltese. She is 5 years old and had really bad

My dog is a Maltese. She is 5 years old and had really bad seasonal allergies. The vet gave her hydroxyzine but now she had not had a bowel movement in a few days and she's keeping her tail down and just this afternoon haso starting trembling. It's obvious she doesn't feel well but since she's not had a bowel movement she won't eat. What's the best thing to remedy this quickly?JA: I'm sorry to hear that. What is the dog's name?Customer: CharlieJA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Charlie?Customer: Nothe really. She is just kkind of laying around and that isn't really like her.

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Dr. B.

Veterinary Degree (BVMS)

31,864 satisfied customers
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