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My female has a strong urine smell especially in the morning
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My dog seems to be "leaking" urine, usually when she is
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My 5 year old Shar pei has swollen legs for some time now.
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Our 9 year old female shar pei has been taking clavamox 375mg
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My 9 yr. old female Shar-Pei has become incontinent while sleeping.
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Doctoral Degree
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