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My seven year old cockapoo came down with lameness inches front right paw. we thought it is a sprain, hewer, the front paw is better but the it shifted to the back left paw. He lost his appetite but drinks and has his treat. Was diagnosed for positive antibodies for Lyme. Please advice. Thank you

Veterinarian's Assistant: What can I say?

Can i buy antibiotics fordogs

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'll do all I can to help. What sort of animal are we talking about?

Seven year old cockapoo

Veterinarian's Assistant: Maybe I'm confused. I thought you had a problem with a pet. Is that correct?

Dog

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

Bandy, 7

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

No, heathy

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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 your dog has tested positive for Lyme disease. He needs to be treated with an antibiotic called doxycycline. You should see improvement 48 hours after starting the antibiotic. You would need to get it from your vet. Rarely, dogs with Lyme disease can have kidney issues, so your vet will likely recommend keeping an eye of his kidneys by doing blood work and urine testing.

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