Dog Veterinary

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

Ask a Dog Veterinarian,
Get an Answer ASAP!

On Nov 10th this year we took my 6yr old lb pamper Pit in to…

Customer Question
On Nov 10th this...

On Nov 10th this year we took my 6yr old 69 lb pamper Pit Bull in to the Vet because my groomer who sees her once a month said she looked like something (mites) in her ear. I abruptly took her in to be checked.. They did an exam Comprehensive a Earmite check a ear cycology an diagnosis Ottis Externa due to BACT. they prescibed

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'll do all I can to help. There are all sorts of infestations the dog can pick up. I'll have you talk to the Veterinarian who'll sort out what is wrong and help you decide what to do about it. What is the dog's name and age?

30 Gentizol Ointment. She was given it every 12 hours as told. Four days later she is deaf. she was taken back to the Vet next day. They said discontinue treatment and check back in two weeks. I just got home tonight from Vet who now tells me to contact a specialist because he checked her ears all clear medicine absorbed but she is still deaf. She now has been diagnosis of Potential Otitis Media which requires a CT Scan of middle Ear. The original Dr. who saw Cindy was not available for comment. another Dr. at the same clinic gave this diagnosis. I have insurance with a deductible, but I have asked to have a referral and an diagnosis from the orignal vet who tested her in the beginning. Cindy is 6yr old 69lb pit bull gray nose (white and gray) brindle.

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

Cindy

Veterinarian's Assistant: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Cindy?

They have been taking care of her since 2/2016. All shots. She is a very health dog.

Submitted: 6 months ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
Show More
Show Less
Ask Your Own Dog Veterinary Question
Customer reply replied 6 months ago
What else do you need to know? She is a pamper pet.
Customer reply replied 6 months ago
Fetch Dog Services takes care of her in my home when I travel. Stacie who is her sitter is also a vet tech at the same clinic where I took Cindy. She knows my dog very well. In fact she administered the first dose of Gentizol and showed me how to do it. I am just beside myself with the outcome of this situation.
Customer reply replied 6 months ago
Her last complete physical was 8/25/2017 She was given a clean bill of health needed for continued pet insurance. She is a great eater. Science Diet Sensitive Skin and Stomach no human food. Pupperoni and Milk Bones for snacks. Very loving and affectionate dog. Until this incident a great watch dog.
Answered in 2 hours by:
12/7/2017
Dog Veterinarian: jadedangel57, owner replied 6 months ago
jadedangel57
Category: Dog Veterinary
Satisfied Customers: 20,322
Experience: breeder/ vet assistant.
Verified

Hi JaCustomer,

Welcome to Just Answer. My name is Jane. I have been involved professionally with dogs in the healthcare and behavioral fields for over 20 years. I’ve worked as a Vet Assistant and Behaviorist and have extensive experience in dog reproduction, as a breeder, for even longer than that.. Canine behavioral issues and training are also my specialties. It will be my pleasure to work with you today. I'm so sorry that no other expert answered your question earlier. Your question just showed up on the list of unanswered questions that I have access to and I wanted to help. I hope you will rate my answer rather than the delay.

I'm not sure what the question you are asking is. I'm also not sure why you want the original vet to diagnose her and give her a referral if another vet at the same clinic has recommended a specialist. What I can do is give you information on Gentizol Ointment (Gentamicin) Possible side effects are hearing loss in older sensitive dogs. You can read about this on the following pages.

https://vetapprovedrx.pharmacy/gentizol-for-dogs.html

https://dogdiscoveries.com/ear-drops-may-be-making-your-dog-deaf/

https://www.petplace.com/article/drug-library/drug-library/library/gentamicin-gentocin-for-dogs-and-cats/

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3490132/

Often the deafness is temporary but can be permanent. If hearing loss is temporary, it can take weeks after discontinuing its use to see improvement. You might consider a senior check up with blood work since there can be other side effects as well.

If you have any further questions concerning this matter or need clarification, please done hesitate to respond. At the conclusion of our correspondence, your 5-star rating will be most appreciated, as this will enable me to continue to send quality answers to additional clients and receive recognition from the website for my assistance.

Ask Your Own Dog Veterinary Question
Dog Veterinarian: jadedangel57, owner replied 6 months ago
Hi,
I'm just following up on our conversation about your pet. How is everything going?
Customer
Ask Your Own Dog Veterinary Question
Dog Veterinarian: jadedangel57, owner replied 6 months ago

Hi Again,

I just thought I'd check in to see how things are going for you and your dog. I strive to provide the best answer possible. Did you find my answer helpful?.

Ask Your Own Dog Veterinary Question
Was this answer helpful?

How JustAnswer works

step-image
Describe your issueThe assistant will guide you
step-image
Chat 1:1 with a dog veterinarianLicensed Experts are available 24/7
step-image
100% satisfaction guaranteeGet all the answers you need
Ask jadedangel57 Your Own Question
jadedangel57
jadedangel57
jadedangel57, owner
Category: Dog Veterinary
Satisfied Customers: 20,322
20,322 Satisfied Customers
Experience: breeder/ vet assistant.

jadedangel57 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

16,416 satisfied customers

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

Dr Scott Nimmo

Dr Scott Nimmo

Dog Veterinarian

10,633 satisfied customers

BVMS, MRCVS. { Glasgow UK }

Dr. Gary

Dr. Gary

Dog Veterinarian

10,086 satisfied customers

DVM, Emergency Veterinarian, BS (Physiology)

Dr. Bruce

Dr. Bruce

Veterinarian

9,682 satisfied customers

15 years of experience as a small animal veterinarian

Dr. Scott

Dr. Scott

Veterinarian

9,615 satisfied customers

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

Rebecca

Rebecca

Dog Veterinarian

8,719 satisfied customers

More than 30 years of companion animal practice.

< Previous | Next >

Related Dog Veterinary Questions
My blue nose pit ate a lot of food. His stomach was
My blue nose pit ate a lot of food. His stomach was distended yesterday. … read more
Scott Perry
Scott Perry
Veterinarian
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
2,717 satisfied customers
My blind and deaf dog is in the shop with me all day.
My blind and deaf dog is in the shop with me all day. Frequently she gets red eye which I believe comes from her attempting to "see". She has been almost completely blind since birth (maybe 3 or 4 mon… read more
Dr. Gabby
Dr. Gabby
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
4,408 satisfied customers
Not sure, but something is. Stomach issues? Her stomach area
Thursday I gave her a small amount of cream of mushroom soup onion and ground beef… read more
Dr. Leah Hill
Dr. Leah Hill
Veterinarian
Doctor of Veterinary medicine
706 satisfied customers
My dog is deaf and is really restless at night. She also is
My dog is deaf and is really restless at night. She also is very timid and walks with her tail between her legs. She was checked out by a vet(in January when we got her) and they didn't find anything … read more
Dr. Leah Hill
Dr. Leah Hill
Veterinarian
Doctor of Veterinary medicine
706 satisfied customers
My dog was burring his bone. And rubbed his nose raw. Small
Not sure if is hurt, just saw is rubbed a very little blood streaks on our bed sheets from when he was trying to bury his bone under my pillow Ozzy … read more
Dr Scott Nimmo
Dr Scott Nimmo
Dog Veterinarian
10,633 satisfied customers
My dogs nose is dry and his ears are hot he is gasping for
My dogs nose is dry and his ears are hot he is gasping for air when he goes up two stairs . Panting, whining and is getting bloated or fat. He has been urinating more often and dribbles when he stretc… read more
Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin
Veterinarian
DVM
3 satisfied customers
My dog has cold extremities. Cold paws, nose, ears ... Just
My dog has cold extremities JA: I'll do all I can to help. What is the matter with your dog? Customer: Cold paws, nose, ears ... JA: Where does your dog seem to hurt? Customer: Just cold JA: Can you s… read more
Dr. Joey
Dr. Joey
Veterinarian
Post-Doctoral Degree
1,710 satisfied customers
My dog is potty trained but has a few accidents in the
My dog is potty trained but has a few accidents in the house. One while laying down and another while standing on the couch. He is 6 months old yellow lab. He also has felt warm around his feet and ea… read more
Dr. Thompson
Dr. Thompson
veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
123 satisfied customers
Reduced kidney function,gulps water. Deaf,almost blind.
Reduced kidney function,gulps water. Deaf,almost blind. Warts virus. Pants all day, cries at night. 14 year old shitzu...pees everywhere. Skin disease...we think its time to put her out of misery. … read more
Sean Egan
Sean Egan
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
550 satisfied customers
She ate rib bones and vomited pink vomit with bone fragments
she ate rib bones and vomited pink vomit with bone fragments in it. she puked twice and had the runs last night that seemed to pass. She ate 2 ribs bones 2 days ago. Her energy seems ok now but really… read more
PitRottMommy
PitRottMommy
Veterinary Nurse
Associate Degree
10,711 satisfied customers
I belive she is going deaf. SHE DOSE NOT SEEM TO HER WHEN
SHE DOSE NOT SEEM TO HER WHEN SHE IS ASLEEP A I APPROACH HER , AND I HAVE TO CALL HER MANY TIMES WHEN SHE IS LYING DOWN IN THE BACK YARD, SHE ALSO BARKS ALOT AT NIGHT … read more
Sean Egan
Sean Egan
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
550 satisfied customers
Deaf dog onset and what to do. She went deaf like overnight.
She went deaf like overnight. She was hard of hearing but she is deaf now. Would she hear a dog whistle. She had several teeth removed awhile back. Could this have caused thia … read more
Dr. Kara
Dr. Kara
Doctoral Degree
5,409 satisfied customers
I think my dog ate a bone or maybe a lot of bones. She is
I think my dog ate a bone or maybe a lot of bones . She is restless and heavy panting obviously in distress. It's the middle of the night here. What is your advice? … read more
Sean Egan
Sean Egan
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
550 satisfied customers
My dog ate a dental bone. Rasmus, 5. The bone's ingredients
no. The bone's ingredients are rice flour, wheat flour, glycerin, tapioca flour, sugar, soybean meal, caramel color, and chicken flavor… read more
Dr. Peter
Dr. Peter
Doctors Degree
14,326 satisfied customers
My 6 year old maltease her nose is warm and her ears are
My 6 year old maltease her nose is warm and her ears are warm she isn't her self today I gave her a baby asprine but is there something else I can do to make her feel better … read more
DocPaul
DocPaul
Doctoral Degree
714 satisfied customers
Hes almost deaf and almost blind and isn't house broken
hes almost deaf and almost blind and isn't house broken anymore … read more
Sheree HughesIrwin
Sheree HughesIrwin
D.V.M.
82 satisfied customers
She has a rash on her stomach and her ears are rash-like and
She has a rash on her stomach and her ears are rash-like and inflamed … read more
divealot1
divealot1
DVM
8 satisfied customers
Has bone tumour on nose and now has frequent nose bleeds.
Has bone tumour on nose and now has frequent nose bleeds. Told vet but not getting clear answer. When is nose bleeds too much?? She had 3 today … read more
Joan
Joan
Private
355 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