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Reply: Dog has growth on eyelid
How helpful. I will run out and get some. I have a small Yorkie with a small growth on his lower eyelid. And...More
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Reply: Labrador not eating properly
Your dog's survivable rate depend on your dog's response to the treatment and your efforts in performing the...More
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Reply: 7yr Old Pit Bull Behavior
There are various reasons as to why your dog if whining excessively. 1. Appeasement Behavior 2. Greeting...More
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Reply: Cat -- possible allergy symptoms or other?
Here's what you should do to avoid aggravating your felines' acne: 1. Use ceramic metal food bowls. 2. Wash...More
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Reply: excessive drooling and licking fur
There are various reasons behind excessive drooling in dogs without pendulous lips. Drooling or...More
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A Purr-fect Language
It's time to learn and understand a purr-fect language. Cats' behavior can be their form of communication....More
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Reply: What could be wrong with my dogs nose?
There are various causes of dry cracked nose in dogs: 1. Fever 2. Infection 3. Dermatological Problem 4....More
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dry skin, bumps, hair loss
I have a female blue pit and I've tried everything to try to get rid of her dry skin. She lost hair, she has...More
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How do I get rid of dry skin on my blue pit, she has bad dandruff, dry skin, bumps, n now hair loss.please help me bc I feel so bad for my dog
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Reply: Should Michael Vick be allowed to own a dog?
P.S. - The thought of him having kids terrifies me for them. Children & Elderly are a privilege too.
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Reply: Dog episodes of uncontrolled licking and gulping
Sydney does this sometimes. She's my 7yo lab. She gets to the point where she will eat carpet and lick...More
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Reply: Arthritic Dalmatian with Other Health Issues
Not sure about interactions because I'm not a pharmacist, but I've had really good luck with Cosequin. There...More
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Reply: Jack Russell
Wondering if these is are typical problems of upper age JR get that causes these symptoms? Like disc? Also...More
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Reply: Distemper shots - 1 yr vs 3 yr ?
Thanks for the AWESOME answer! I'm going to print it, because there's NO WAY I'd remember all that good...More
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What could be wrong with my dogs nose?
We have a 4 year old Samoyed. For the past few week his nose has been going through some changes in look...More
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Dog Skin Problems
Hello, I am here in hopes that maybe another dog owner has run into the same issue and was able to get...More
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Lungworm in kitten
I have a six month old (feral) kitten that I got from the SPCA. I have taken him to the vets five times in...More
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Reply: do dogs have wet dreams
Hi, yes it is normal for your dog to do that during mating season. It happened to my Cujo too. Yes, it is...More
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Reply: shihtzu cataract
Hi rohvannyn, "Yes, there are non-surgical treatments for cataracts, given that the cataract is still...More
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Reply: Hair loss related to laflunamide in dogs?
Your dog's shedding might be because of stress. He might be acting normal but the truth is your dog is...More
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Reply: Small amount of blood in diarrhea - stress related...
Blood in dog's stool is a telling sign of some sort of infection. It could be parasitic infection. These...More
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Reply: Torn ACL
My 10 YO Tibetan Terrier tore her ACL and though she is a smaller dog and therefore you would think she...More
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Reply: cataracts shihtzu
Cool! Good to know. Sometimes my knowledge is a bit outdated.
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Reply: Help for my dog
Your pooch shows some of the symptoms of insecticide poisoning; he lack coordination which manifests in his...More
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Reply: Cat just diagnosed
Kidney failure is a serious illness. I don't want to say this, but if your cat's kidney failure is chronic,...More
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Reply: My baby
I've been waiting for an update from the OP too.
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Reply: What are these growths on my little man?
Basset hounds are prone to having skin illnesses. This one might be one of those. Have you asked your vet...More
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Reply: I need help!
Try putting cold compress. But most importantly, take him to the vet no. If he has a broken leg and is left...More
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Reply: anal sacs
Yes, not only will it bring pain to your pooch, it will also cause infection if not emptied when full. Try...More
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Reply: Dog double swallowing fits, licking floor anxiousl...
We have a Wheaten as well that has episodes of licking the floor. During the episode, when we let him out his...More
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Jack Russell
10 year old jack Russell licking privates and seeming to have sore backend. Always wants to go for walks and...More
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