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I just sent message but here goes again. dr Nimmo. I have a very active 11 year old
I just sent message but here goes again. Hello dr Nimmo. I have a very active 11 year old beagle who was out in yard a day ago screaming then holding up hind leg since then. Vet did manual exam and sa… read more
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My 13 year old Schipperke is limping. He starting limping a few days ago. I have been wa
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Hi Dr. Bruce, I have a 11 1/2 yr male Samoyed. We had started
Hi Dr. Bruce, I have a 11 1/2 yr male Samoyed. We had started him on Tramidol and switched to Rimadyl about 3 months ago to ease his pain and mobility. His mobility increased for a period of time and … read more
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Hi, looks like a lot has been talked about this but, My 2 year
Hi, looks like a lot has been talked about this but, My 2 year old beagle/coon hound mix is now favoring his left rear hind leg. While walking he's putting very little pressure on his rear hind paw. I… read more
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Lisa
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my dog has lyme has been on amoxicillin, baytril, and doxycycline,
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Dr. Drew
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Doctoral Degree
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My dog was diagnosed with erhlichia several months ago, we
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Doctor Wes
Small animal veterinarian.
Doctoral Degree
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dog: If fact, I would say that his limp is getting worse.
I thought my dog had artheritis, and have taken him for medication. He doesn't seem to be responding. If fact, I would say that his limp is getting worse. Is it possible that he has lyme disease?… read more
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Dr. K
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
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My 7.5 yr old german shepherd is having moderately severe pain
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I have a rhodesian ridgeback/pitbull mix. he is 5 1/2 yrs old.
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Rebecca
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Doctoral Degree
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my chihuahua woke up today i took him outside and i noticed
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Dr. K
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
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My dog ran after a ball and whined and would not put down his
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DrEss
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Doctoral Degree
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My Black Lab mix was dx with lymes disease three years ago.
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my dog has a growth on his abdomen. It is soft and fleshy, but grew relatively quick. Now he is having trouble walking. First it was his back leg. He couldnt walk up stairs, and didnt want to put any … read more
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Theresa
A Voice for Your Pet
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My three year old black lab has periodically limped around ...
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