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My dog was prescribed two antibiotics for high bile acid
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My Yorkshire Terrior, Jelly Belly, had a tough time as a puppy.
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my dog has liver shunts, none of the veins are carrying the
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I took my 6.2 pound Pomapoo (Samantha) to the vet 2 weeks ago
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My vet is saying that the best for my dog is going to be surgery,
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What would cause my Liver Shunt Yorkies AST 299, and ALT 544
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