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  1. Hot Spot on my dog - Advice Please

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    Hi everyone, I have a 6yr old Frengle (French bulldog/Beagle mix). On Feb 6th, I took him to the vet for a general checkup and blood test. The doc covered the injection opening, but as you know in minutes my dog was able to take the bandage off and licked the area were he was injected. 2...
  2. Reoccurring ear infections

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    Hi all! Just looking for some advice about my dog and his ear infections. He is a miniature poodle cross with hairy, long, droopy ears. During an infection he seems to be in pain, sleeping a lot, shaking his head with hot and smelly ears. We have used epi-otic on him and have just purchased...
  3. New

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    Hello everyone! I am new on dog forums and made this account for one important reason- my pup! I have been having trouble recently due to her spaying surgery. It has been a loooong recovery. I have several questions regarding her situation. If you have or had a spayed puppy that had...
  4. Puppy Pneumonia - PLEASE HELP

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    Last Thursday, December 29th, I adopted a 10 week old puppy from a humane shelter. The next day I noticed some sneezing but she was eating, drinking, and playing just fine. That following Monday morning, she woke me up with a goose-like honking cough - OF COURSE worried dog mommy freaks out and...
  5. What IS this?

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    My poor girl has been so sickly all month long, and my vets just cannot seem to figure it out. I really need some thoughts on this situation. ): She's a miniature poodle, 6 years old. Three times since early August, she's had to have her anal glands expressed at the vets. They were impacted...
  6. Hey! Need help with dog with SEVERE allergies.

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    Since I have to post on here before I can post anywhere else, I figured I might as well ask while I can and start the conversation going. I have a Bichon Frise. When we first bought him about 13 years ago he would always have a problem going outside, on the grass. We found out that he had an...
  7. Is Surgical Infection killing our dog???

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    Can this kill my dog??? Desperate to save our dog!!! Help!! Looking for advise and/or help on bacterial infections. Our dog had a common TPLO in October and contracted a bacterial infection in his surgical site, called Pseudomonas Aeruginosa. His leg was extremely concerning to us the day we...
  8. Advice Needed on Chronic Ear Infections

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    I have a 3 year old French Bulldog. For the past year, his left ear has had chronic ear infections - off and on. The right ear has never had any problems. W have him on Holistic Blend Grain Free for Dogs for about a year and a half. It has high Omega-3 for his coat as he also has problems with...
  9. Hi I am new and oh Do I need help with my dog, squealing when she urinates

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    Thanks for allowing me to join the forum. I have a bichon frise 3 years old who has a slight birth defect where she goes pee to be blunt. TO move forward, she has had some UTI's and we always get them fixed, but this time around it ended up she had a kidney stone and just had surgery to remove...
  10. Something's wrong with nail

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    Okay, not sure what to do. Hubby phoned me when I was on my way to work this morning to say that there was something wrong with Snowball's front claw. As far as I know, it was totally fine two days ago when I was cutting his nails. Now it is red and very abnormal looking. The nail itself seems...
  11. Aussie with scabs/crusting around neck & chest

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    Hi, just posting to see if anyone can think of what this might be. I've noticed small scabs behind the ears, around the neck, and chest of my Australian Shepherd. They are small, clumpy, and very dry. She only seems to itch behind her ear once in awhile though. Here is a picture of her chest...
  12. Lethargy one week after a spay?

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    My six-month-old cocker spaniel was spayed 6 days ago and has been having an ok recovery. She was clearly in pain the first several days and we had to go back to the vet for an additional pain shot and she took metacam (sp?) for several days as well for her pain. During that time, she ate...
  13. Complications after spay

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    Hi all, new to these forums. Quick back story, we found our little Viv in the beginning of October running loose on a busy street. We had placed multiple lost ads and went knocking on doors, and after a month of nobody contacting us, we decided to keep her since she won us over from day 1...
  14. Hi from Oscar's mom in Georgia

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    Hi, I am new here from Georgia. I am reaching out because my little chihuahua type dog Oscar is chronically ill. I am having trouble dealing with it, in part because I am chronically ill. The poor guy hasn't been himself since he was neutered at age 5 or so. He got some kind of horrible skin...
  15. Infected Neuter Site???

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    Hello All, It is Friday and its been 6 days since my gsd got neutered. I just got him and he is a rescue, although he is friendly with me, his aggression isn't all that great yet, thus making it difficult to take to the vet. Anyway, this is his incision, can anyone PLEASE tell me if its normal...
  16. Is this infected?!?!?!

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    kinda freaking out, can't go to the vet because my dog HATES the vet and there's no chance in hell they'll be able to see his incision site. :( this is a picture of his hernia, and his testis have a lot of dried blood, but no swelling... it seems fine. I will OBVIOUSLY go to the vet if it's...
  17. When do you know your dog has ear infection?

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    Hi everyone, I am new to owning a puppy and she is a 4.5 month old Mini American Eskimo. I am curious, how do you know when your dog has an ear infection? Once in awhile my dog will cock her head to the side and her ear will be lopsided when they are normally pointed up. She sometimes then...
  18. Concern about dog's health.

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    Hi I hope someone can give me feedback. I live in Greece and don't speak the language well enough to communicate totally about my dog's issues, with our vet. It takes time and I would like to share what I see and feel here so I may get other opinions. Honey is now 1.5 months. recently she was...
  19. Ear Infection

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    Hello I was just wondering if there are any options left for our pet dog. We have a Welsh Corgi who was diagnosed with an ear infection, he was on medication but the infection just won't clear up, eventually it was deemed necessary to perform surgery. Unfortunately after some tests the...
  20. MRSA won't go away...

    Dog Health Questions
    I have a 6-year old Great Dane girl, Leia. She was diagnosed with a MRSA (methicillin-resistant staph) infection, and it's been over 2 months, and the infection doesn't seem to respond to treatments. I guess it all started about 3-4 months ago. One day my brother texted me that she must have...
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