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Marley is having anxiety issues; he is washing and scratching obsessively. My vet gave him a shot of cortisone and one of antibiotics, and is ordering liquid amitriptyline as he doesn't do pills very … read more
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Richard Rawling
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Richard Rawling
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My cat had surgery for removal of a mammary tumor. I kept
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Dr. Gary
Dr. Gary
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Doctoral Degree
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Hi! I have a 5 yr old female cat. She has been licking her
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Dr. Peter
Doctors Degree
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My cat throws up several times a day, she has chewed most of
My cat throws up several times a day, she has chewed most of her hair off her underside and back side. I know the hair is causing her to throw up, but what would make her start chewing her hair off?… read more
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Dr. John
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my 8 year old female cat has developed sores over her body.
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Dr. Matt
Dr. Matt
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Doctoral Degree
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My cat was walking sideways, pupils moving side to side,opening
My cat was walking sideways, pupils moving side to side,opening mouth and making crying noises. The vet says there is cerebral pressure and gave her cortisone and rehydration by IV and she is staying … read more
Dr. Dan
Dr. Dan
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Hello. My 12-year-old cat was diagnosed with IBS last year.
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Doctor Jeff
VP and Associate Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
1,696 satisfied customers
dsh spayed female has licked her lower abdomen..rear legs..allergy
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YourPetVet
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Hello, I just received my cat back from the groomer. they
Hello, I just received my cat back from the groomer. they told me that she has an allergy that is causing her to lose hair in 3 different spots on her body. I have given my cat vitamins… read more
Dr. Will
Dr. Will
Doctoral Degree
649 satisfied customers
cat dermatology problem 14 yr. old DSH female, ruled out
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Dr. Lee
Dr. Lee
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
2,036 satisfied customers
5yo black dsh licks & pulls fur off his inner limbs..allergies
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Dr.Fiona
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3,587 satisfied customers
My cat has a long rash on her neck. It looks like dry blood.
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Dr. Scott
Dr. Scott
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
3,998 satisfied customers
My 12 year old cat keeps biting at her stomach and creates
My 12 year old cat keeps biting at her stomach and creates red, irritated marks. This has been going on now for at least the past 2 years. There have not been any changes in her diet, litter or home e… read more
Dr. Heather
Dr. Heather
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409 satisfied customers
cat: licking..fur off of her back, hind legs and belly..fleas! well
my cat, for months now, has been licking the fur off of her back, hind legs and belly. took her to the vet, they say she is allergic to fleas! well, she is now 7 and the first 5 years of her life was … read more
Dr. Scott
Dr. Scott
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
3,998 satisfied customers
My male 12 year old was treated..antibiotics..litter box normally
My male 12 year old was treated for an inflammation or inner ear infection with antibiotics..seemed to get a bit better, however, meds are done..he is still the same..he is stumbling a little and seem… read more
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Dr. Dave
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3,327 satisfied customers
Our 12 year old female Siamese cat has thrown up food most
Our 12 year old female Siamese cat has thrown up food most of her life (didn't chew it, apparently) but for the past few months seemed to have trouble breathing and sounded as though she had bronchiti… read more
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Dr. K
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