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First dog - visitor - constantly licking and chewing around

first dog - visitor - constantly licking and chewing around tail area - now two other dogs doing same thing - gave them all flea and tick meds last Saturday and bathed them all today, but habit is continuingJA: 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: Marty - 10JA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about marty?Customer: may be some fleas in his house - I don't go over there - owner brings Marty to me, but other pet sitter for Marty said Marty brought fleas in his house - my house was previously flea free - saw a live flea last Sat. which is what prompted the flea meds (same ones my dogs always take and they got it at same monthly time they usually get it) - maybe fleas just got ahead of me and I need to do more to get rid of them?

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Dr. Gabby

Veterinarian

Doctoral Degree

16,854 satisfied customers
Unfortunately my fixed male dog got tied up to my female

Unfortunately my fixed male dog got tied up to my female dog. Now she won't stop rubbing herself on carpet . They have gotten stuck together before but she has never done this before ? Is his normal she is 7JA: I'll do all I can to help. What is the matter with the dog?Customer: Unfortunately my fixed male dog got tied up to my female dog. Now she won't stop rubbing herself on carpet . They have gotten stuck together before but she has never done this before ? Is his normal she is 7JA: Where does the dog seem to hurt?Customer: On her private part she keeps rubbing on the carpet constantlyJA: Can you see anything that looks wrong or different?Customer: Well she is in heat looks swollen as she got locked up with my other fixed maleJA: What is the dog's name?Customer: CocoJA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Coco?Customer: No

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Dr. B.

Veterinary Degree (BVMS)

29,504 satisfied customers
Temp 104 has been breathing faster through nose no panting..

temp 104 has been breathing faster through nose no panting.. isn't eating much but happy and wagging tail, no nasal discharge.. a little from eyes.. hes a mastiffJA: I'm sorry to hear that. What is the dog's name and age?Customer: 1 1/2 yrs KryptoniteJA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Kryptonite?Customer: he also has an occasional dry cough and a week ago I saw small spot of blood he coughed up. I dewormed him 4 days in a row with safeguard. he passed some rounds but hasn't been as active.. he ate 1 1/2 cans of canned food and 5 hotdogs but doesn't want dry food anymore

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Dr. Michael Salkin

Veterinarian

DVM

38,790 satisfied customers
Judy. After being boarded 11 days, my mixed breed 32 lb dog

Judy. After being boarded 11 days, my mixed breed 32 lb dog had bright red skin on area south of stomach to tail and itched terribly. Other than food allergies, possible causes? Assistant: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue? Customer: Skin below tummy very inflamed. Local vet gave her shot of strong anti-inflammatory, itching stopped but skin still bright pink and she's lost weight. Appetite god but very thirsty.

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Pet Doc

Senior Small Animal Veterinarian

BVSc

8,462 satisfied customers
We have a 3 year old German Boxer who weighs about 90 pounds

We have a 3 year old German Boxer who weighs about 90 pounds lean. His tail is cropped, and last night he jumped up in the air, and landed on the tail. It must have bent wrong, and he screamed and cried in pain. There was some blood, and there is swelling around his tail and anus. He did pee this morning, and we are watching to make sure he poops, but, should he be taken in?JA: I'm sorry to hear that. What sort of animal are we talking about?Customer: German BoxerJA: Maybe I'm confused. I thought you had a problem with a pet. Is that correct?Customer: BoxerJA: The noise must be worrying. I'll connect you to the Veterinarian. Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about German Boxer?Customer: no

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Dr. Peter

Veterinarian

Doctoral Degree

42,294 satisfied customers
Our little Pomeranian was attacked by our neighbor's dogs

Our little Pomeranian was attacked by our neighbor's dogs (two boxers, a mastiff, and a small terrier) thru our chainlink fence. They must have gotten hold of the long hair on her tail thru the fence and pulled, as the skin was ripped off from her rump around the base of her tail and from the tail itself (completely degloved). We did not see it happen - it was just out of sight - but we heard the neighbor's dogs barking viciously. (We're still haunted by the incident.) The neighbors now say their dogs did not do it. They insist that she must have caught her tail on something and caused the injury to herself. There is no equipment in our backyard - just the chainlink fence and a wooden privacy fence. Could an elderly, 7-lb dog deglove its own tail by simply catching it in a static item such as a fence?

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Kelly Hill

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

1,032 satisfied customers
She is acting very lethargic. Did not eat anything last

She is acting very lethargic. Did not eat anything last evening. This morning I got her to eat some chicken nuggets and she drank some water. I also gave her some olive oil and she ate it. She was in the litter box a couple of days ago. It is natural litter, but I'm sure she ate cat poop and some litter with it.JA: I'm sorry to hear that. The Veterinarian will know if the dog will be able to digest that. What is the dog's name and age?Customer: Summer. She is a golden retriever. She is 3 1/2JA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Summer?Customer: There is no vomit or diarrhea. Her nose is cold and wet so I don't think she has a fever.

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Kelly Hill

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

1,032 satisfied customers
Dog has difficulty standing, mostly with rear legs,

Dog has difficulty standing, mostly with rear legs, difficulty walking, doesn't eat much, or drink much, doesn't lift her tail when eliminating. listless overall. she is a 16 yr old mixed cocker-poo.JA: 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: Lainey.JA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Lainey?Customer: No recent traumatic injuries.

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Dr. John

Veterinarian

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

12,138 satisfied customers
Lanie is a 12 yr old lab- has plate and screws in her left

Lanie is a 12 yr old white lab- has plate and screws in her left hip from an accident a long time ago- arthritic now- Dr put her on steroids- now she has weakness in her right leg- it looks dislocated but it isn't - she can bear weight but has no strength and can't get up without help- dr had her on steroids but we stopped it/ thought she had muscle wasting- she eats and drinks good-JA: 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: Lanie- I put her on muscle - joint VitaminsJA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Lanie- I?Customer: would an MRI help with a true diagnosis?

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Dr. Dan

Veterinarian and practice owner

Doctoral Degree

11,894 satisfied customers
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