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My dog has a sore on his rear right by his anus. It is
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She had a hard time pooping this morning. She ate some grass
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my dog drags his buttocks on the grond his anus is slightly pertruded an red seems to be sore why what can I do… read more
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I have a female 7 year old lab husky mix, who overnight developed
I have a female 7 year old lab husky mix, who overnight developed a swollen, angry lump next to her anus. Last night we walked and she pooped as usual. This morning she is licking it a lot and when I … read more
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Doctoral Degree
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This evening we noticed my dog sitting uncomfortably. He was
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My minature schnauzer is keeping his tail down,after going
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dog: Hi There, I have noticed a round boil-like lump/sore
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My dog (leonberger - possible mix) is 4.5 years old. he started
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hi my dog a maltesex shit-zue has a very sore and red swollen
hi my dog a maltesex shit-zue has a very sore and red swollen bottom is there anything i can do till we get to vet monday thanks… read more
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puppy: tonight he went to use the restroom..cry..swollen..little pus
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My 1 year old Pomeranian, Mason, appears to have hemmoroids
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My great dane had some problems pooping a few days ago. She
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My dog has a red sore looking anus. He seems okay in every
My dog has a red sore looking anus. He seems okay in every other aspect, eating, drinking, urinating and defecating okay. Could it possibly be from red ant bites ??… read more
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