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  1. Registered for advice for newly blind 1 year old dog

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    Happy to be here and excited to be part of the community. My husband and I adopted an 11 month “hound mix” approx 1 month ago. We’re told he has some lab, pit and German Shepherd in him. He has a spotty adoption history — found as a stray at one month, adopted out, then found on the street a...
  2. Hi my dog needs your help. Health Issue

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    On Wednesday morning I noticed blood on carpet. I examined her and didn't know where it was coming from. I saw bruising on her stomach. I took her outside and she peed blood and then all of a sudden blood in her gums. I rushed to the ER and her platelet is 14,000 (dangerously low), Red/White...
  3. Dog's First Seizure

    Dog Health Questions
    Hi dog moms and dads! Today, my dog Pugsley had his first seizure. It was really scary - he started shaking, but also tried to walk at the same time and couldn't. I realized he was having a seizure, and didn't know what to do, because of course I have never read in depth about it before. I kind...
  4. Help! My puppy is acting strange!

    Dog Health Questions
    Hi there, I have a 9 month old Papillon. He has been acting strange all day and it is only getting worse. Here are the things that have been out of the ordinary: 1. Diarrhea 2. Clingyness towards me and avoidance of my friend and boyfriend who live with me 3. Constant shaking 4. Sleeping more...
  5. Has anyone's dog had a stroke? Does anyone know the symptoms?

    Dog Health Questions
    Our 7 year old schnauzer has very suddenly become a different dog...over the last 2 weeks he's gotten increasingly detatched-seeming. He no longer plays or seems to have energy. He isn't as affectionate and his usual normal routines and behaviors have changed. He seems lethargic or depressed...
  6. Green vaginal discharge in puppy

    Dog Health Questions
    Hi there, I have a 4 month old female rottweiler. When she was about 2.5months old we noticed a bit of crusting as well as some discharge around her vagina. We took her to the vet and they gave her an oral antibiotic as well as a topical antibiotic. She did say there was something out of the...
  7. Dental Health Issue - Inflammation and Minor Bleeding in Gums

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    My 8 year old Golden Retriever is experiencing what looks like a swollen and inflamed detachment of his gum in one particular spot. I don't know if its gingivitis, or something worse. Just noticed it yesterday but the swelling has seemed to have gone down since then and there is no more...
  8. HELP! Two new Papillon puppies and I'm having problems...

    Dog Health Questions
    Hello, I recently brought home a pair of 8 week (now almost 10 week) old Papillon puppies. We've only had them a little over a week and already we are having a variety of problems. The other day we noticed that Abby is missing patches of hair on her face. We took her to the vet and the vet...
  9. Health Issues from Neutering Early

    Dog Health Questions
    This question is mainly for those who have very active dogs (esp dogs that do agility). My breeder gave me this link once I told her we wanted to do some agility with Porkchop. From this link it points out that there could be a relation to neutering early and dogs having CCL ruptures...
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