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My maltese's eye rims on s right eye are almost entirely

My maltese's eye rims on his right eye are almost entirely pink and the rims on the left eye are black, as they should be. People are constantly saying, "He's so cute but does he have an eye infection? What's wrong around his eye?" We paid a LOT of money for him so it's very frustrating and disheartening. Can anything be done to fix the problem? I've read that people frequently tattoo their show dogs' eye rims where there may be a pigment issue, like in my pup. From what I've read, people are saying that it is not painful for them in the way that tattooing is for us. Would love some feedback on this! Thank you

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Dr. Ellie

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My puppy eats her dog bedding that is stuffed with foam. I

my puppy eats her dog bedding that is stuffed with foam. I have had her treated a month ago when she started passing string and a zipper from the bedding. She is still doing this and her sides are now poofy. Could this be from the bed stuffing and will it hurt her? She still poops, but no vomit.JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Hopefully it didn't make a mess. Did your puppy eat anything unusual?Customer: just the dog bedding, plastic bottles, and her foam stuffed squeaky toysJA: What is the dog's name?Customer: SpriJA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Spur?Customer: just concerned over the poofy sides as am concerned it may be full of the bedding

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My dog is a Golden retriever and is 1.5 yrs old, he had a

Hi, My dog is a Golden retriever and is 1.5 yrs oldJA: I'll do all I can to help. What is the matter with your dog?Customer: he had a serious lameness 2 weeks before, though now he has started walking but still has lameness in the legJA: Have you looked to see if there is a wound on their foot?Customer: Yes i could not find any would on the feetJA: The Veterinarian will know what to do. What is the dog's name?Customer: While on the knee there was a small red mark which was more line a red line and that also is recoveringJA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about your dog?Customer: I checked all the joints as described in the youtube videos but could not find the source of the problem

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Jennifer Welsh

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We have a 10 year old chihuahua that has alway been paper

Hi! We have a 10 year old chihuahua that has alway been paper trained and is very private about going potty (won't do it when any ones around) anyway in the past 6 months she's been peeing all over the house and at least goes 7-10 times a day. I would also say that it smells stronger. She has not been drinking more than normal. She's been to the vet and $400 later all they could tell us is that she had a fever. We can't afford all the x-rays and ultrasounds they want us to do to look into it further...JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Strange behavior is often perplexing. I'm sure the Veterinarian can help you. What is the chihuahua's name?Customer: LillyJA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Lilly?Customer: She has very bad teeth. Had a few dental surgeris and teeth removals

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Rebecca

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Eyelids swollen almost shut. Gracie. 11, 20 pounds. Female

Eyelids swollen almost shut.JA: I'm sorry to hear that. What is the dog's name and age?Customer: Gracie. 11JA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Gracie?Customer: 20 pounds. Female shitzu.

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My dog is a shepard/husky mix and was recently treated tumor

My dog is a shepard/husky mix and was recently treated for a tumor on the medial side of left elbow. The biopsy show a nerve sheath tumor and it was malignant. She was put on ccnu 11mg and I administered 6 tablets to her. She now is taking tramadol and previcox for pain. Is there any other anti inflammatory supplements I can give her that actually works? and is that the right dosage of chemo for her?JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Some lumps are serious and some aren't. Let's see what the Veterinarian has to say. What is the dog's name and age?Customer: Lexy, she is 11JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Leax?Customer: blood panal was fine except calcium level, but she has not shown signs of elevated drinking

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Dr. Ellie

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Our 13 year old Lab/Chow mix eye's look like they are

Our 13 year old Lab/Chow mix eye's look like they are bulging. She seems to be having problems walking and standing and is hot all of the time. She's an outdoor dog and never had a problem with the heat.JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Have you looked to see if there is a wound on their foot?Customer: Yes, I have checked and I don't see any wounds, more like she is unstable. She's eating but just not acting normal. It's so hard to get her into a vet because she's not leash trained and won't jump in or out of the car, we have to pick her up to put her in the car and take her out.JA: The Veterinarian will know what to do. What is the dog's name?Customer: SadieJA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Sadie?Customer: Not that I know of

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Dr. Michael Salkin

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My daughter's Corgi bites at the legs of her Lab as the Lab

My daughter's Corgi bites at the legs of her Lab as the Lab plays fetch each day. (She does try to stop the behavior but the Corgi is persistent and even sneaks the biting when it thinks no one is watching.) Not only is the Lab losing interest in playing but now is having some difficulty getting up and walking after laying down. Does the Corgi's behavior cause damage to the Lab and if so, is it permanent? The bites cause the Lab to stop in her tracks as the Corgi will sometime hold the leg and keep the bite locked down. It appears to cause great pain! What advice can you offer my daughter please?

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Rebecca

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My dog wont put any weight on s front leg, I have two

my dog wont put any weight on his front legJA: I'm sorry to hear that. Have you looked to see if there is a wound on their foot?Customer: I have two dogs..brothers..they got into a fight this morning. there are some small puncture wounds on the lower part of the legJA: What is the dog's name and age?Customer: zipper , he is 10 monthesJA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Zipper?Customer: he has had a panic attack in the past. so he can have anxiety. Also he was walking on it fine right after the fight but now he wont

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