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My dog has very extreme anxiety whenever he is not in my
My dog has very extreme anxiety whenever he is not in my care. I need to leave him for a couple days with a friend and was wondering if a low dose of human lorazepam (.5mg) would be okay for my friend… read more
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She is terrified of electric saws and the neighbours are building and I have some 30mg Phenomenon and think these may help with her anxiety. Should I give her a 30 mg tablet. She is 10kg in weight? … read more
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I ran out of anxiety meds for my 80 lb dog but I have 1mg
I ran out of anxiety meds for my 80 lb dog but I have 1mg lorazepam. Can I give him 1 of those? … read more
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She is a german shepard wolf and we lived in PR for a year
She is a german shepard wolf and we lived in PR for a year were one day very stormy she was struck by lightning since then she has been very scared of storms, trembing,pacing,geting up on back off cou… read more
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I have a 6 year old, altered male lab in my boarding
I have a 6 year old, altered male lab in my boarding facility who exhibits compulsive behavior and extreme separation anxiety. I have given him 75mg of benadryl already today and he is still barking, … read more
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85 pund Doberman gets very stressed during thunderstorms. I
85 pund Doberman gets very stressed during thunderstorms. I heard Benedryl helps and need to know your thoughts and amount to administer for her weight. Thank you… read more
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I have had a rescue dog since he was a 4 months. He's almost
I have had a rescue dog since he was a 4 months. He's almost 2 years. He's very anxious and you never know if he will bite. I was told he is a high energy mixed breed and needs lots of exercise. My da… read more
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Hi, You answered a question about food allergies for my 6 month old Havanese. I also wondered about the shaking, shivering, and feeling hot to the touch when he is in the car. Is that part of the food… read more
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Gooood morning!!! thank you...i have a golden retriever that
gooood morning!!! thank you...i have a golden retriever that has high anxiety with thunderstorms...have tried pet ease...didn't work...vet suggested benedryl...didn't work...any suggestions...he is ve… read more
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Dr. Michael Salkin
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just reading the question from 4 years ago about lorazepam.
just reading the question from 4 years ago about lorazepam. Our 9 year old lab is a freakshow of anxiety in the car, but we need to drive with him for about 2 hours and I'm wondering if we can give hi… read more
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What can I give my shih tzu, he is very afraid of thunder
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For Big Island Vet.... Hello Dr. This is a question about
For Big Island Vet.... Hello Dr. This is a question about my 7 year old silky Homer. Last fall during a very bad storm Homer got very stressed he shook so bad I thought he would have a heart attack. I… read more
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I do have another more general question. I will remind you
I do have another more general question. I will remind you that my dog is a female mixed breed (lab and hound) who weighs about 75lbs. She is, in general, an anxious dog but this reaches unbelieveable… read more
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We have an 11 year old beagle who freaks out every time there is a thunder storm. He pants and climbs on us and paws at us with his front feet. Is there an over the counter medication to calm him down… read more
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My dog, a large Japanese Chin (20 lbs) is terrified of thunder
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My dog, chow/border collie mix, 77 pounds has significant anxiety
My dog, chow/border collie mix, 77 pounds has significant anxiety issues. Doesn't sleep, panic attacks, escapes digging holes under gate even after we reinforce with cinder block and rebar-he moves it… read more
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Our chihuahua mix is about 12 years old. She is an indoor, lap dog. Within the last year or so she has become terrified of thunderstorms, panting heavily and quivering. We give her acepromazine which … read more
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my dog has started to have panic attacks when we are away in our caravan, she is ok during the day but when it's time to turn the lights out she starts to pant and her body shakes, she is not playing … read more
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