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Swollen (top of leg, underside). just picked him up from…

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Swollen shank (top of...

Swollen shank (top of leg, underside). just picked him up from boarding for a week

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'm sorry to hear that. Have you looked to see if there is a wound on their foot?

Its his shank, very high. between his legs near base of penis

Veterinarian's Assistant: What is the dog's name and age?

Miles is 9, labradoodle

Submitted: 11 months ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Emily, Dog Veterinarian replied 11 months ago
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My name is***** and I would like to assist with your concern today. Please ignore the request for the phone call that appears as the website generates this automatically. We can continue talking in the chat format. Is Miles painful when this area is touched? Are you able to take a photo and attach it so I can see what exactly the area looks like?

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Customer reply replied 11 months ago
sorry, i couldn't wait. took him to emergency vet already.
Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Emily, Dog Veterinarian replied 11 months ago

Oh ok. No problem. I hope everything turned out all right. I can forward this to customer service if you would like so that you can get a refund. Or if you have any questions after your appointment, let me know.

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Customer reply replied 11 months ago
thanks, ***** ***** forward. iwould appreciate a refund.
Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Emily, Dog Veterinarian replied 11 months ago

Ok, sent a request to them.

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