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My dog has severe sweeping of the mouth, nose, lips. We

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My dog has severe...

My dog has severe sweeping of the mouth, nose, lips. We think it's a snake bite there have been copper heads and water moccasins in our area.

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 your dog's name and age?

Swelling of the mouth I mean

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His name is Bowie, he is an Australian Shepherd and he will turn 1 year old in June- he is about 45 pounds

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Dog Veterinarian: Dr B, Veterinarian replied 22 days ago

This is an emergency and your dog needs to go to the ER.........they should do IV fluids and anti-inflammatory......depending on how your dog does they may want to give him anti-venom....I hope this helps you......let me know if you have any questions...DRB

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Dog Veterinarian: Dr B, Veterinarian replied 22 days ago

He should also have his clotting times checked and baseline bloodwork...

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Dog Veterinarian: Dr B, Veterinarian replied 19 days ago
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I'm just following up on our conversation about your pet. How is everything going?

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