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He just got some fire ant bites. He has a porto-systemic…

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He just got some...

He just got some fire ant bites. He has a porto-systemic shunt since birth, and ther

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'll do all I can to help. Strange behavior is often perplexing. I'm sure the Veterinarian can help you. What is the dog's name and age?

Hondo, age 14 1/2 months. He's been feeling low even before that.

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

He has pododermatitis, was getting cephalexin, but due to upset tummy, he is off that.

Submitted: 1 month ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
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Welcome to JustAnswer.com! My name is***** and I have been a licensed veterinarian for 10 years. I would be happy to answer your question. I'm sorry to hear that Hondo was bitten by fire ants. What signs is he showing?

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