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Reply: Dog screams at night... PLEASE READ!
This is a follow up to my remarks 3 wks ago, about our Coton, Pearl. I'm sad to say that the screaming in the...More
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Obviously after any professional tests done by doctors, if they find nothing, then try melatonin 3mg. My...More
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Reply: HELP
I would take him to the vet to check for a urinary tract infection. Such an infection would cause unusual...More
Posted by multiplepaws
Degeneration of dog's behavior
I foster Min Pins and have recently taken in a 5 year old spayed female. Her history is: adopted as a...More
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Reply: I don't think the medication is helping
Thanks so much for your concern and informative reply. I will try to answer most of the questions you asked...More
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Reply: vectra 3d allergic reaction/symptoms
Oh My God!!! I can't believe I am reading this! Our 17lb, 20 month old Westie has had many of the same symptoms...More
Posted by queeney
Gulping and swallowing
Hi fellow dog owners , My pup has been gulping and swallowing hard for a few hours now.. This Initially...More
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Reply: Is my 10 month old pitbull sick?
Definitely let her out of her crate more often, on a regular basis, because it sounds like she's having...More
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Reply: Dog episodes of uncontrolled licking and gulping
Our three year old Springer/Cocker cross has a history of being very sensitive to particular foods. We...More
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Reply: Sick cat?
Hi nutterj17, I hope you have taken your cat to the vet now. While it may be a stress caused problem,...More
Posted by srstephanie
Got dogs anal glands expressed, still leaking thou...
My 10 month old Chihuahua puppy had vomiting and diarrhea on Saturday, we believed the cause to be a bad...More
Posted by neverdieart
Dog's unusual behavior
Dog is a Dobi/Shep/Rotting mix leaning heavy on the Dobi side with Rotti markings and probably the runt of...More
Posted by chayasdad
belly is hot after 1 week of giving birth
my dog gave birth a week ago. Her belly is hot and her nose is cool. could something be wrong Puppies are...More
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Reply: Cat sitting with tail raised
Clean the litter box carefully so you can see if he is producing anything. Also watch for any signs of...More
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Reply: HELP ME!!!!!! ASAP PLEASE!!!!
Did he get into any kind of poison? I wonder if he has acid indigestion? Did he sniff anything odd, or walk...More
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Reply: Dog large tumor
We have a 10 year old Golden Retriever and we have just discovered she has a large mass close to her hip that...More
Posted by multipro
Grooming Gloves - a gentler way to groom your cat
I just got two grooming gloves and wanted to share my experience with them. I have a floofy long haired...More
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Reply: Fleas: Myths and Facts
There are some natural remedies out there that are plent based. Keep in mind that just because it's from a...More
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Reply: Dog's belly skin turning from pink to black -- why...
6 years ago my dog had extensive lower back surgery. Some time after that he developed frequent ear infections...More
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Reply: Dog bit buy red ants
I don't know if this will help or not. I was told if I got stung by a bee that to cut an onion and put it on the...More
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Reply: Dog double swallowing fits, licking floor anxiousl...
I just came across this site. Thank you for your post, I am taking my dog to the vet tomorrow because...More
Posted by welshterriermom
Itchy Cat, need some advice
So my female ~12 yr old calico has been dealing with excessive itching for about the past year. She...More
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Reply: 8 month GSD not gaining weight!! Any help apreciat...
I have a 10 month old GSD weighing in at 50 lbs. He looks like skin draped over a skeleton. He has had...More
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Reply: Frantic Licking
Our 10 year old Jack Russell has exhibited the same behavior several times. We have found that Pepto Bismol...More
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How do I cure KLEBPNEUMONIAE and STAPHPSEUDINTERMEDUS in a a 7Yr. old Bloodhound that's becoming blind form it- Treated with BAYTRILL (3) weeks Azithrimycin 250mk Z Pack 1 wk and Ciprofloxacin 7750 mg 2xs day will continue for 2 more wks PLEASE HELP DEEZZLL IS GOING BLIND!!
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Reply: Should Michael Vick be allowed to own a dog?
I don't think he should be allowed to own any animals. But I do think he should haft to volunteer his...More
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Reply: 6 month old puppy dies at the animal hospital.
I'm so sorry that you lost your friend. Its hard to give you any advice because the vet may not have...More
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Reply: Help with kitten!
A qtip is paper and loose cotton. This will not digest properly in your cats stomach. You need to take...More
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My kitten swallowed a q-tip whole is she going to be ok??? I need some replys people! Give me your thoughts on this situation! It wasn't just a piece of a q tip or a chewed up Qtip it was a whole one! Is this going to digest? Will the stomach acid break down the Q tip and pass?
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Reply: My Boston Terrier is yelping in pain and I have no...
My 8 year old boston has recently started ( within the last 2 weeks) having issues too. She is a very active,...More
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Reply: Dog has growth on eyelid
My 9 yr old Weimaraner has a good size growth on her eyelid-maybe about 1/4" now. I have very careful...More
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Drew Weigner, DVM, ABVP, is one of the few board-certified feline specialists in the nation, having practiced medicine for more than 25 years. Weigner...More

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