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I took my dog to the vet this morning for swollen hocks, and

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hi i took my dog...
hi i took my dog to the vet this morning for swollen hocks, and they took X-rays and set us home with the explanation that she was over exerted and had some inflammation and to come back in a week or so when they had the X-ray's analyzed however, i am concerned she has Shared Pei fever (she is a mix, but half shar pei)
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about your dog?
Customer: she has had a few bladder infections. i took her in for urinalysis a few months ago because i thought she was urinating more frequently. it came back clear, but with trace blood. but they could not tell if that was from the extraction process.
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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
our normal vet is fully booked today and tomorrow, and the other sent us home without even taking her temperature (she feels warm to me).
Customer reply replied 3 months ago
her skin is much darker red where it is swollen
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Dog Veterinarian: DrRoyC, Dog Veterinarian replied 3 months ago
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Customerresponding to your questions and concerns regarding your Sharpie Mix.
What is her name?
Age?
Any ticks in last 6 months?
Is she lame?
Can you take a rectal tempature @ home? Would use a human flexible tip digital thermometer, lubrcate with petroleum jelly.
Duration?
How eating?
Will monitor for your response
& photos
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Dog Veterinarian: DrRoyC, Dog Veterinarian replied 3 months ago
Fever & swollen hocks are common signs of Sharpie Fever. There is a genetic test in research stage, don't know when will be on market.
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Dog Veterinarian: DrRoyC, Dog Veterinarian replied 3 months ago
Was there any glucose/sugar present on any of her urinalysis?
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Dog Veterinarian: DrRoyC, Dog Veterinarian replied 3 months ago
Please contact me when you would like discuss Customer
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