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Second opinion] I took my dog to the vet hospital to board

second opinion] I took my dog to the vet hospital to board them for while my house was being tented for termites. The day I was suppose to pick him up, they called to tell me Max's back 2 legs are paralyzed and he can't walk. He was fine when he went I dropped him off. I had to rush him to Miami for spinal surgery. It has cost me over 10k. No one seems to know how it happened. Everyone I talked to thinks I should get an attorney.

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Dr. Deb

Associate Veterinarian

Doctoral Degree

19,162 satisfied customers
My 18 month old dog jaw is locking open. Buddy Bass, .. for

my 18 month old dog jaw is locking open.JA: I'm sorry to hear that. What is the dog's name?Customer: Buddy Bass, B.B. for shortJA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about B.B. for short?Customer: No

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Dr. Meghan Denney

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine

2,226 satisfied customers
In Sept. of 2016 I took my 8 year old schnauzer to the vet.

In Sept. of 2016 I took my 8 year old schnauzer to the vet. She received her vaccinations and she had an open sore on her back and the vet gave her an injection for bacteria. The bill says Cefpodoxime..however this drug only comes in tablet form. The instructions he sent me home with was for Cephalosporins which is an injection. Within 24 hours of the dog receiving these shots she was paralyzed in all limbs. She spent 7 days at Michigan State Veterinary Hospital a Teaching Hospital. I am trying to figure out exactly what happened and if the medications caused all of this. The vet diagnosed her with Myasthenia Gravis but stated he was not 100% sure what would cause it or if that was for sure really what she had or not. What is going on? Praise God she has recovered 100% at a cost of $ 4,000. I'm asking if Cefpodoxime and Cephalosporins is one in the same? She got a shot not a tablet and the statement from the vet charged us for Simplicef.JA: I'm sorry to hear that. What is the dog's name?Customer: HopeJA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Hope?Customer: no that is it. She was perfectly healthy b-4 her doctor appt.

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Dr. Bruce

Veterinarian

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

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I live alone and I have a very energetic puppy. I just found

I live alone and I have a very energetic puppy. I just found a tick on her head. She refuses to hold still long enough for me to get it off of her. Can it wait until the am when I can get her to the vet?

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Dr. John

Veterinarian

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

13,232 satisfied customers
I have found a tick in the front paw of my. He was worried

I have found a tick in the front paw of my ***** *****. He was worried about it last night but we couldn't see anything. It has grown now but we can't get it out. I have sprayed it with aerogard and have probably broken the tick but it is in a burrow. I don't know if it is just a grass tick or a paralysis tick. What signs should I look for and will it just fall it now we have kind of killed it?JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Strange behavior is often perplexing. I'm sure the Veterinarian can help you. Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Russell?Customer: Jealthu six months old jack russel cross maltese

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Relief Veterinarian

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

1,772 satisfied customers
Our 6 year old labrador is having difficulty walking. This

HI. Our 6 year old labrador is having difficulty walking. This is a new symptom. It seems to be in the rear legs giving him trouble. Right side may be a bit weaker. he now seems unwilling or unable to get up at all. this started two hours ago. Don't know if it has worsened or if he has just fatigued himself. Doesnt seem to be in pain. Heart rate is about 85.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: CoCoJA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about CoCo?Customer: Coco began his morning by eating 1/2 a bar of ivory soap, approx 5 am. At 8 am he vomited the soap and his breakfast. Seemed normal all day. Maybe increased thirst...Went for a walk this evening around 5. Ate normal dinner at 7pm. In and outs seem normal...

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Pet Doc

Senior Small Animal Veterinarian

BVSc

8,750 satisfied customers
My dog 14 y/o small dog woke up this am and can not stand

my dog 14 y/o small dog woke up this am and can not stand although there is no tenderness on any leg or paw it seems like he cant control his head eitherJA: I'm sorry to hear that. Have you looked to see if there is a wound on their foot?Customer: Yes ther is no visible wound nor does he recoil when I touch him on his feetJA: The Veterinarian will know what to do. What is the dog's name and age?Customer: moo shu 14 y/oJA: How old is Shu?Customer: 14 y/oJA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Shu?Customer: He is really healthy he had a physical less than 6mos ago all goodJA: 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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Dr. Peter

Doctors Degree

45,300 satisfied customers
My dog, a 7yr Lab with about 100 lb that takes Levocrine1.0

My dog, a 7yr Lab with about 100 lb that takes Levocrine1.0 mg did not want to eat yesterday eveniing. he was a little strange, but nothing that could be a warning. I however saw him laying different than normally. Most of the time, normally he lays down with two legs stretched or completely vertical, with the front legs at either side. I didn't see him laying down on his side at all, instead, it looked like a combination of the two styles. This morning, he didn't wake me up as he does every day. I woke up and told him to come for his morning food. He tried to stood up, but it appeared as if he couldn't stand on his legs, in fact, he walked some yards, but laid down again, I could give him with big efforts, 2 dog aspirinsto mitigate any pain he could be having. He was not complaying of any pain. I took him to emergency services. The veterinary inspected him, he let him do and didn't find anything in his mouth, or his temperature. They told me that they needed to make some tests to be able to diagnose the dog. The dog would have to remain 2 days in the hospital, and the cost of the diagnostic would be about $2.000. Well I couldnt pay that much for the diagnostic, so I ended up taking back the dog to my house. It appears that his problem whatever it is is worsening by the minute. When I went to the hospital, he entered the SUV by himself although with some help. When we came back he couldn't do that, I had to enter him in the car. Getting him out of the car was a big problem, he was having pain when I was trying to hold him inmy arms, he even bit me out of pain. It looks that he can't control his entire left side (legs), it is like he has them rigid and can't stand up. his left paw is bent, rigid, and it causes pain to him when I try to straigthten it.I don't know for sure what could have caused this to him. Last week I took him to the Niagara River to swim there. Could he have got a bacteria? Yesterday, when working in the garage, I lost him of sight for a few minutes, I saw him in the porch after such time. There is the possibility that he could have ran out and come back after being hit by a car, but I have not any sign that that could have happen. Other than that, I don't know of anything that could be causing his condition right now. I have him at home resting, and will try to feed him and give him water the best of my ability. Would you have any indication for me?.

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Dr. Joey

Veterinarian

Post-Doctoral Degree

7,264 satisfied customers
My Shepard lab mix was walking clumpy last night and today

My Shepard lab mix was walking clumpy last night and today he can't walk or stand. I think his legs have no feeling?

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Dr. Kara

Doctoral Degree

27,216 satisfied customers
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