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Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian
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Experience:  University of California at Davis graduate veterinarian with 45 years of experience
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She is acting sporatic, my brothers found her covered in burrs

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She is acting sporatic, my brothers found her covered in burrs on her face, she then ate half a pot of dirt containing a redwood sapling, twigs and I found some throwup with grass in it. i gave her fresh water and she had a little but not a lot, and she is breathing a little audibly
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. The Veterinarian will know if the dog will be able to digest that. What is the dog's name and age?
Customer: bailey she is 2
JA: What is the dog's name?
Customer: Bailey
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Bailey?
Customer: she has a contact allergy on her feet and i gave her a small 10mg clairitin yesterday to try to ease the itching
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 8 months ago.

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Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 8 months ago.

I'm sorry that your question wasn't answered in a timely manner. Can you elaborate on "acting sporatic" for me, please? A change in mentation (mental status) is suggested and which also would explain Bailey's pica - ingestion of non-food items. While this is necessarily conjecture, I wonder if Bailey suffered a seizure and uncontrollably rolled in the burrs.

May I have an update on Bailey, please?

Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 8 months ago.
Hi,

I'm just following up on our conversation about your pet. How is everything going?

Dr. Michael Salkin