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Taking care of my daughter's dog. She has hip dysplasia. One…

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Taking care of my daughter's dog. She has hip dysplasia. One of the medicines is a liquid with bottle marked ECCA. Can you tell me what it is?

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'll do all I can to help. What seems to be the problem with your daughter's dog?

Hip problem.

Veterinarian's Assistant: Where does your daughter's dog seem to hurt?

Hips

Veterinarian's Assistant: Can you see anything that looks wrong or different?

Having problem standing and walking. She's been to a vet. One of the meds prescribed is marked ECCA

Veterinarian's Assistant: Have you looked to see if there is a wound on their foot?

Having problem standing and walking. She's been to a vet. One of the meds prescribed is marked ECCA

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

Puppy. She's pretty old. Don't know age exactly. teens I'd say

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

Puppy

Veterinarian's Assistant: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about your daughter's puppy?

I just want to know what ECCA is and how important it is as she refuses to take it.

Submitted: 6 months ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. John, Texas Veterinarian replied 6 months ago
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Hello. Thanks for writing in. My name is***** and I would be happy to help you. I am not set up to do phone calls but would be happy to answer any questions you do have online. IF YOU GET REQUEST FOR A PHONE CALL, IT IS FROM THE WEBSITE AND NOT MYSELF. JUST IGNORE IT. In order to give an informative and concise answer, it may take a few minutes before I respond back to you, so don't be alarmed if you don't hear back immediately. If you have not responded back in 10 minutes, it may be a longer before I can get back to you. I do have a couple more questions, though, to see if I can better assess your situation.

Are you sure it doesn't say ECASA?

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
I don't think so. It's a liquid. Also takes tramadol and Panta* (?)
Dog Veterinarian: Dr. John, Texas Veterinarian replied 6 months ago

Thanks. I have never heard of ECCA and cannot find anything about it online. The only thing that comes close is ECASA, which is enteric coated aspirin. I will opt out to allow other vets to see this. Hopefully one of them will have better insight for you.

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Got message to go to myjustanswer.com/app/s/utKlm. Should I?
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