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Hot spot on tail. 2 pit puppies. One is 1 and one is 4
Hot spot on tail JA: I'll do all I can to help. What sort of animal are we talking about? Customer: 2 pit bull puppies. One is 1 and one is 4 months JA: What is the pit's name? Customer: Rocco and Apo… read more
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There's something wrong with her left rear foot. the pad
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I left my dachshund, Shorty, on the closed in porch
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Just come down to my dog he is being sick, very unsteady on
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my dog is scratching his back side right above his tail.. and
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Dr. Christian K.
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Dr. Elaine
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Dr. Bruce
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dog: has been licking a spot and it is bright red..lying down..pacing
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Dr. Laura Devlin, DVM, DABVP
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My name is Karen. When I came home tonight my labrador began
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We have a 10 year old female Rott.... Over the last couple
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Doctoral Degree
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Dr. Dan
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I just brought home a mixed terrier from the Animal Shelter.
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