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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?.
My 8 year old Shih Tzu male is having trouble walking, his
My 8 year old Shih Tzu male is having trouble walking, his eyes are bloodshot,he is panting heavily but does not appear to be overheated, he has a bad heart and a non-operable rectal hernia. His bowels are completely evacuated manually, and the symptomatic onset was sudden. WE have been unable to find any signs of ticks. Our nearest vet is over 2 hours away, so we need to be able to assist now where we are. Any suggestions?
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I live on a farm & have several dogs. 2days before xmas One
I live on a farm & have several dogs. 2days before xmas One became sick with poison symptoms... As we live in a high wild dog population area, I assumed she'd ingested a bait, so kept her cool & quiet, but unfortunately she died in xmas morning. Since then we have lost 2 more dogs with similar symptoms & have one more that is close to passing. They seem to take 2-4 days from the onset of vomiting to a point where their saliva is tinged with pink & green, & their stools are loose jelly-like & pink to slightly bloody. I have contacted surrounding farms & no one has 1080 baited recently, so I'm hoping you can give me an idea what I'm dealing with, as I can't afford veterinary examinations because I'm still paying off my last bills for tick paralysis... I rescue & rehome unwanted dogs that are going to be shot or dumped & this is devastating for my children & myself, & an extremely cruel way for these dogs to go.Please help
I have a two year old red nose pit /Staffordshire Mix female.
I have a two year old red nose pit bull/Staffordshire Mix female. Last night around 8pm she started limping. She now cannot stand on her hind legs longer than a few minutes and she falls down. She can't walk very well or get off couch by herself a little worried it came on all of a sudden.
My 9 year old Yellow lab is full of energy and loves to runView more dog veterinary questions
My 9 year old Yellow lab is full of energy and loves to run (still fully intact) in good physical shape and suddenly yesterday after about 5 minutes into the walk/run he continues to keep urinating after he lifts his leg and does his business the urine keeps flowing as he runs away, then about 5 minutes after that he can hardly walk, his back legs go stiff as if he is in bad pain and then even needs to lie down. Not sure what this can be?
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