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Sorry to be so typing to gf about dog. She's mostly lab,
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OK our dog is on mitotane (lysodren) with excellent results.
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, Our 11 year old maltipoo Emily has been having behavior
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My dog was hit by a car 1 week ago. He is a neutered Male
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Hello, I am asking for help with regards XXXXX XXXXX friends dog. Dewey
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