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My dog (lab) ate a lot of costco dental chew treats ( ones).
my dog (lab) ate a lot of costco dental chew treats (green ones). He is 6 yrs old, 75 lbs,. He is very full and is breathing rapidly while trying to sleep. Not comfortable enough to fall asleep as usual. He is able to lie down, has not tried to vomit, gums look pink to me.
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My daughters dog is 15 yrs old belgian malinous he is former
hi Pearl my daughters dog is 15 yrs old belgian malinous he is former military he is having hard time keeping food down he is week and having trouble standingJA: I'm sorry to hear that. What is the dog's name?Customer: RexJA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Rex?Customer: he does have a lot of benign tumors . he sees like he wants to eat
A large german shepherd grabbed our italian greyhound
a large white german shepherd grabbed our italian greyhound chihuahua by the throat and thrashed her….charlotte's neck is swollen beneath the chin and there is a red circle of blood beneath the skin at the base of the neck. i am not seeing open wound but she is tired and soreJA: I'm sorry to hear that. This sounds like it might be serious. I'll let the Veterinarian know what's going on ASAP. Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about the dog?Customer: she is five, 8 lbs. and just had a healthy physical. she did eat something just now and is sleeping….she is able to walk easily and jumped onto the sofa. we treated the swelling with ice as we drove from the area of the incident.
My 11yo female Australian Cattle Dog mix had a seizure first
My 11yo female Australian Cattle Dog mix had a seizure for the first time about 48 hours after receiving a dose of Nexgard and Heartgard on the same day. She then had a seizure about once every 24 hours for the next seven days. Each subsequent seizure was shorter in intensity and duration. She was then started on phenobarbital.JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Seizures always look scary. Let's get you talking to the Veterinarian. What is the dog's name and age?Customer: My question is: We used to give her baby aspirin for arthritic pain. Now we are wondering what to give her for pain while she is on the phenobarb.JA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about the dog?Customer: She is about 50P% She is about 50% Australian cattle dog (not Australian shepherd). She has arthritis in her front leg joints.
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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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Found my 120 lb Great Pyrenees chewing on a hot shot ant
Found my 120 lb Great Pyrenees chewing on a hot shot ant bait about 15 minutes ago. Got it away from her and I don't think she ingested much, had just started chewing on it, should I give her anything? She is acting fine..??? I'm all freaked out!!
We have an almost 16 year old dachshund, Maggie, who has
We have an almost 16 year old dachshund, Maggie, who has been quite healthy, although somewhat overweight, for most of her life. She has maintained a weight of 17 pounds most of her life. She was spayed at 3 years. In June of 2015, she had pre-labs for a dental prophy which showed an elevated ALP of 360 and ALT of 260. All other labs were WNL. In August, repeat labs were ALP 408, ALT 171. In November, the ALP was 375, ALT 175, in April of this year ALP 947, ALT 209. We started her on Denamarin in December, but stopped in February. We restarted again after the April lab draw. I don't have the current ALP and ALT. We took Maggie to the vet 10 days ago for a limp. The vet looked at her and wanted to test for Cushing's. Her symptoms are occasional panting, especially when hot or stressed, being overweight, drinking and urinating a little more than usual, sleeping more than usual. She has had a couple of mild skin infection over the past few years on her belly and groin areas that cleared up completely with Pharmaseb spray. She has no hair loss. This week she had the LDDS test done. The results were: Pretest:13.8. Post 4hr: 5.0. Post 8 hr: 4.2. I spoke to the vet and he told me that Maggie definitely has Cushing's. I do have a few questions though. Can you explain these labs results to me better? Is the resting cortisol normally this high? We discussed treatment with the vet, and at this point, we are holding off due to her age and side effects of the meds.
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we have had Australian shepperds for years. our daughter just adopted a 4 year old male that is 75 lbs. he came to visit my 1.5 year old aussie and was running and yelped. He now is limping, will bear weight walking slow, but if he trots he will pull his leg up some. I felt the joints and toes and moved the ' knee' and 'hip' -- he does not wince on bending our touching the joints or toes. I felt his hamstring and it did feel ' tight'. I told our daughter to keep him quiet and only walk him to go to the bathroom. We are leaving the country for a week on the 30th. Have a family member dog sitting him and then in the pet hotel as well. Not sure if we should get him looked at now, or just see how it plays out after he rests.