Dog Veterinary

Ask a dog vet and get answers to your dog health questions

Ask a Dog Veterinarian,
Get an Answer ASAP!

I have 3.2 pound toy poodle. he gets separation anxiety even when he…

Customer Question
i have 3.2 pound toy...
i have 3.2 pound toy poodle. he gets separation anxiety even when he is in his little carry bag. hes he's fine if he has a chewy treat to eat but after he will make noises/ and bark that he wants out. even many times before the chew stick is finished!. he's very happy to go in it since he knows he's coming w me! :) but then he is not relaxed or calm after about 10 min maybe. I've had a toy poodle in the past who stayed in there so quietly for bit as needed. very content. I believe this guy always wants attention. I see it when I'm just home too wanting attention 90 per cent of the time. there r times though when I really need him to be okay and calm in his carrier for a bit. my vet gave me Valium for him and we started slowly w a 1/4 of 2mg and it did nothing. she said slowly increase. I've given him from 1.5 mg and 1.75. and no affect! why is that? I've tried all types of over the counter calming aids all natural and not all natural... and nothing seems to help at all.
Submitted: 2 years ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
Show More
Show Less
Ask Your Own Dog Veterinary Question
Answered in 7 hours by:
6/21/2015
Dog Veterinarian: Sally G., Dog Training Consultant replied 2 years ago
Sally G.
Sally G., Dog Training Consultant
Category: Dog Veterinary
Satisfied Customers: 10,015
Experience: Service/assistance dog training/ behavior /obedience/Therapy dog Evaluator/AKC Evaluator
Verified
Hello and welcome. My name is ***** ***** I have been in the dog field for 25 years. I am a Therapy Dog & AKC Evaluator/trainer/ specializing in behavior. It will be my pleasure to help you today.
Ask Your Own Dog Veterinary Question
Dog Veterinarian: Sally G., Dog Training Consultant replied 2 years ago
What type of training do you do with him?Please name the over the counter products you have used?How long have you had this pup?What do you do when he acts out?
Ask Your Own Dog Veterinary Question
Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Relist: Answer quality.
I wanted my question answered by a DVM. the two related small questions in my detailed question were regarding the dosage of Valium for a 3.2 pound adult poodle, the highest dosage that's ok because no affect so far and is there something similar and safe.
Dog Veterinarian: Sally G., Dog Training Consultant replied 2 years ago
Thank you. I will opt out and let a Veterinarian answer. Different experts come on at different times, hopefully a Vet will be on soon:)
I wish you the best of luck with your pup:)
Ask Your Own Dog Veterinary Question
Was this answer helpful?
Ask Dr. John Your Own Question
Dr. John
Dr. John
Dr. John, Texas Veterinarian
Category: Dog Veterinary
Satisfied Customers: 5,795
5,795 Satisfied Customers
Experience: Over 14 years of clinical veterinary experience

Dr. John is online now

A new question is answered every 9 seconds

How JustAnswer works:

  • Ask an ExpertExperts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional AnswerVia email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction GuaranteeRate the answer you receive.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

It was so professional, so personally concerned (as we were) and you answered all of our questions. George and I are so happy that I found "JustAnswer" on my Google search -- you are now in my "Favorites" list! And, yes we do love our kitty - she makes our life complete!

Bev & GeorgeBoca Raton, FL

Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help.

Mary C.Freshfield, Liverpool, UK

This expert is wonderful. They truly know what they are talking about, and they actually care about you. They really helped put my nerves at ease. Thank you so much!!!!

AlexLos Angeles, CA

Thank you for all your help. It is nice to know that this service is here for people like myself, who need answers fast and are not sure who to consult.

GPHesperia, CA

I couldn't be more satisfied! This is the site I will always come to when I need a second opinion.

JustinKernersville, NC

Just let me say that this encounter has been entirely professional and most helpful. I liked that I could ask additional questions and get answered in a very short turn around.

EstherWoodstock, NY

Thank you so much for taking your time and knowledge to support my concerns. Not only did you answer my questions, you even took it a step further with replying with more pertinent information I needed to know.

RobinElkton, Maryland

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Dr. Debbie

Dr. Debbie

Dog Veterinarian

904 satisfied customers

Companion animal veterinarian practicing for over 10 years.

Dr. Andy

Dr. Andy

Medical Director

16,147 satisfied customers

UC Davis graduate, emphasis in dermatology, internal medicine, pain management

Dr Scott Nimmo

Dr Scott Nimmo

Dog Veterinarian

10,315 satisfied customers

BVMS, MRCVS. { Glasgow UK }

Dr. Gary

Dr. Gary

Dog Veterinarian

10,063 satisfied customers

DVM, Emergency Veterinarian, BS (Physiology)

Dr. Scott

Dr. Scott

Veterinarian

9,615 satisfied customers

15 years of small animal, equine and pocket pet medicine and surgery.

Dr. Bruce

Dr. Bruce

Veterinarian

9,533 satisfied customers

15 years of experience as a small animal veterinarian

Rebecca

Rebecca

Dog Veterinarian

8,299 satisfied customers

More than 30 years of companion animal practice.

< Previous | Next >

Related Dog Veterinary Questions
I have a Toy poodle who is 4. She has been in excellent
I have a Toy poodle who is 4. She has been in excellent health and suddenly she is scratching an area on her right side right above her hindleg and I can"t get her to stop. She has scratched a sore sp… read more
Dr. Altman
Dr. Altman
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
9 satisfied customers
Have 2 toy poodles who have these skin rashes, their hair is
have 2 toy poodles who have these skin rashes, their hair is falling out and they itching and scratching causes scabs. I also notice scooting on floor frequently think their glands need to be squeezed… read more
Scott Perry
Scott Perry
Veterinarian
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
2,481 satisfied customers
Bloody diarrhea. Male toy poodle 16 years old. Jasper. He
He has had this issue for almost a week. Nothing helps. I gave him the medicine from the vet c… read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
Veterinary Degree (BVMS)
3,475 satisfied customers
My toy poodle is very lethargic and has a temperature of
My toy poodle is very lethargic and has a temperature of 103.8 … read more
DocPaul
DocPaul
Doctoral Degree
712 satisfied customers
I have a 10 year old rescued toy poodle with a cough
Hi Doc, I have a 10 year old rescued toy poodle with a cough (especially after drinking). She just has x-rays to check for a collapsing trachea. I'm worrying... … read more
PitRottMommy
PitRottMommy
Veterinary Nurse
Associate Degree
10,431 satisfied customers
My toy poodle is throwing up and won't eat or drink
Hi.. my toy poodle is throwing up and won't eat or drink anything … read more
Dr. Peter
Dr. Peter
Doctors Degree
14,326 satisfied customers
Trouble breathing- maybe something stuck in her. Toy poodle.
Trying to cough up something- maybe something in throat - trouble breathing … read more
PitRottMommy
PitRottMommy
Veterinary Nurse
Associate Degree
10,431 satisfied customers
Have a constipated toy poodle puppy. Sunshine. The lady that
the lady that has her has been feeding here from the table… read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
Veterinary Degree (BVMS)
3,475 satisfied customers
My 13 year old toy poodle is lethargic, not interested in
My 13 year old toy poodle is lethargic, not interested in anything, decreased eating but still drinking. What to do? … read more
Dr. Kara
Dr. Kara
Doctoral Degree
5,401 satisfied customers
We have a toy poodle with an infected molar. We took him to
We have a toy poodle with an infected molar. We took him to the vet hospital last month, and they gave him Clavamox drops. We are living on a pension, and did not have enough money to take him to the … read more
Scott Perry
Scott Perry
Veterinarian
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
2,481 satisfied customers
I have a toy poodle 10monthes old and live on a large
I have a toy poodle 10monthes old and live on a large property in Darwin. My problem is that I can't stop him from eating everything Sticks leaves stones you name it. He often chokes on these non dog … read more
Sean Egan
Sean Egan
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
507 satisfied customers
My toy poodle ate the flesh and some of the skin of an
Hi my toy poodle ate the flesh and some of the skin of an avocado. She is a diabetic. She ate it between about 2.30 and 5.30. She seems OK and just ate her dinner, so I could give her her insulin. How… read more
Dr. Schmidt
Dr. Schmidt
Associate Veterinarian
DVM
939 satisfied customers
My toy poodle has been bleeding from her vagina and her
My toy poodle has been bleeding from her vagina and her stomach is hard. She is eating fine and does not act sick … read more
Dr. John
Dr. John
Texas Veterinarian
5,795 satisfied customers
Is this a paid site. My 10 lbs toy poodle tends to be
My 10 lbs toy poodle tends to be constipated easily . Last night we her to the er. Dx degenerative disk disease. I am worried that the lack of mobility coupled with medication may cause her constapation. … read more
DocPaul
DocPaul
Doctoral Degree
712 satisfied customers
Toy poodle 5 lbs. Sneezing and nasal congestion. How much
Hi. Toy poodle 5 lbs. Sneezing and nasal congestion. How much dextromethorphan can she take. Benadryl didn't work. Will try Ayr ointment in her nose. … read more
PitRottMommy
PitRottMommy
Veterinary Nurse
Associate Degree
10,431 satisfied customers
Same as the lady with the toy poodle with lethargy- mine was
Same as the lady with the toy poodle with lethargy- mine was climbing snow banks so I'm thinking similar situation- she doesn't want me to touch her so probably pain- I have some liquid anti inflammat… read more
Dr. Schmidt
Dr. Schmidt
Associate Veterinarian
DVM
939 satisfied customers
I'm babysitting a toy poodle for a friend for the week. She
I'm babysitting a toy poodle for a friend for the week. She just ate a small amount of dark chocolate I STUPIDLY left on the couch arm. … read more
Dr. Gabby
Dr. Gabby
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
4,408 satisfied customers
My toy poodle is gagging. almost like something is on her
hi, my toy poodle is gagging. almost like something is on her throat. it's on and off. but I can tell she is uneasy. and wanting to spit or throw up i made her drink water and gave her yogut … read more
DocPaul
DocPaul
Doctoral Degree
712 satisfied customers
Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x