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Reply: How to train your dog for the first time?
Hi"026 I was a first time dog owner too and very overwhelmed when I brought home my puppy Skylar at 8...More
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Reply: Prednisone and dogs
My dog golden retriever/German shepherd 116 lbs was just put on prednisone 20mg 2 days ago for the first time...More
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Reply: Seizures
Is there possibly an organization around you that could help with vet bills? It is important that he is...More
Posted by atti_editor
My dog is part shepherd (2 1\2 years old) and he has been having seizures not many, he's had 3 in the past 6...More
Posted by mmarley57
I would say that it is abuse, as dogs are intelligent creatures and need exercise and socialization, just...More
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Reply: Does your pet sleep on the bed?
My hubby and I have 5 fur babies! One is a German Shepard-Chow mix, who stays outside. One standard Chihuahua,...More
Posted by cancanw
Vectra 3D should be BANNED!!!!
My husband ran across this board the day AFTER we had placed this on our 16 lb Beagle and 55 lb Bulldog. He...More
Posted by kellygirl11
Semi Feral Indoor Pet Cat
I have adopted a semi feral cat and rescued her from a life on the streets. In the meantime she has had a litter...More
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Reply: Vectra 3D caused my dog to be VERY restless & fidg...
After successful use with Frontline our vet recommended Vectra-3d. She said it was stronger and would...More
Posted by kmchoromanski
Growth on eyelid
My 16 year old dog has a growth on her eyelid. It looks like a cyst it is red . It is large enough now that it...More
Posted by maxamity
Reply: obsessive behavior
My first guess would be hormonally based misbehavior. This can be very common in unaltered animals. Is there...More
Posted by rohvannyn
Yellowish area on belly from urine/dirt
We just got a rescue dog about two months ago. She is only 8 lbs so her belly is close to the ground. She...More
Posted by ricknroni
Reply: Diarrhea
I think it is happening due to infection nothing else.
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Mouthwash for Dogs
Is it possible that us having used Crest Mouthwash to regularly clean our dog's teeth, caused his kidneys to...More
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Reply: Dog has growth on eyelid
Hi, my dog had the same problem and I took her to a less expensive vet to have it removed instead of my...More
Posted by deeogee52
Does anyone have any experience with canine polymyositis? Our 2 yr old pup was diagnosed before he turned 1....More
Posted by An_262925
Help! My dog hates me because of new puppy!
I have a 4 year old Chorkie who has always been the princess of the house. She's great with other dogs,...More
Posted by dzimmer06
Cat breathing noisy
First I've taken my 13 year old cat to two vets spent 500$ on tests and labs and everything came back fine, they...More
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Reply: How can you tell if your dog is sick?
Dr. Draper, I have a 4 month old english bulldog, Her ears are warm and one of her eyes is runny. What could...More
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breathing problems in chichuchuas
I have found myself in the same position as chilipepper54 from 3 yrs ago. if you would please inform me on what...More
Posted by deablo
Looks like my dog has some swollen gums & he's going to be 6 this year. He used to get yearly dental...More
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Reply: VECTRA 3D killed my Boston Terrier
I am so sorry for your loss. I know it is no consolation, but if it helps you should know from a purely...More
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Need help with 6 week old puppy
Hi I have a 6 week old puppy. For the last 2 weeks he has been having the weirdest episodes. It a started...More
Posted by healthygirl56
Reply: Ataxic gait, Urinary incontinence, NEED SECOND OPI...
Thank you for your warm regards, He is about 80% better, still has his head tilt,More
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Reply: Black Belly
There have been quite a few questions about dogs' stomachs turning from pink to black. Here is one...More
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Reply: My cat is dragging her back legs
She is doing the same the vet thinks it might be nerve damage she still eats and drinks normally she just isnt...More
Posted by shaynokc
Cat spraying plastic bags.
My cat is about three years old, and she was fixed at 5-6 months old. We never used to have a problem,...More
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Reply: Possible Dog seizures
It's always scary when our pets are sick or suffering in some way, especially because they can't just tell...More
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Reply: Contractions after puppy birth?
Has the afterbirth come out yet? She might be trying to pass that.
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Reply: HELP! Dog collapses, yelps, and sometiimes urinate...
It is hard to determine the exact cause based on the history provided. More diagnostics need to be conducted-...More
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William Draper, DVM, better known as "Dr. Will," is a well-known small animal practitioner in the Atlanta, GA area. He grew up in Inglewood,...More

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