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  1. All the add ons for neutering. What to get?

    Dog Health Questions
    I have an 11lb maltipoo/yorkie mix who is a little over a year old and I'm getting him fixed in a couple of weeks. I have the consent form and talked to the vet but don't know what options I should get. (I'm indecisive). I know I'm having him microchipped. But I'm not sure about the other stuff...
  2. Mast Cell Cancer

    Dog Health Questions
    Dog Forums community, I wanted to take a quick minute to just warn you all of the danger of Mast Cell cancer in dogs and share our terrible experience. This past summer was the most heartbreaking and traumatizing few weeks of our lives, as we lost our ACD, who had only just turned 7 years old...
  3. Spay Incision Open - What to do?

    Dog Health Questions
    Hi everybody! I Adopted a 1 yr old Silky Terrier mix from the shelter on Thursday (4 days ago). She had her spay surgery done that day and we brought her home. That night she was pretty groggy so she wasn't very active. However, she's a very hyper dog and she loves to play with the other dog in...
  4. Fracture during TPLO??

    Attention All New Members
    Looking for risks and benefits in the TPLO for a CCL tear. Also, is it possible (if so, how common) to inadvertently fracture a dog's fibula during surgery?
  5. Fracture during TPLO???

    General Dog Forum
    Looking for risks and benefits in the TPLO for a CCL tear. Also, is it possible (if so, how common) to inadvertently fracture a dog's fibula during surgery?
  6. 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...
  7. Dog post surgery stomach lump

    Dog Health Questions
    Hello My dog underwent a surgery 2 weeks and a half ago because he ate something he shouldn't have. Two days ago he began vomiting and acting like when he was sick before the surgery. We thought he had swallowed something again and we had to bring him to the vet to perform a surgery again. So...
  8. Partially torn ACL

    Dog Health Questions
    My 8 year old 40 lb Lasa/Bearded Collie mix named Newman has a partially torn ACL in his back left leg. At first he was not able to use his leg at all and we were certain we should have surgery done to fix it, but we had to put it off a couple of weeks due to travel plans and we knew he would...
  9. Our Brittany's Surgery Situation...

    Dog Health Questions
    Our Brittany, Charlie, recently had some x-rays done where they found that his liver was twice the size as it should be. This vet charged around $400 for the x-ray. We took him to one vet who gave him a sonogram and needle aspiration and said that he needed to have a biopsy done at a surgical...
  10. Foxtail working its way out on its own? How do you know foxtail is out/not there?

    Dog Health Questions
    Hi everyone, This afternoon, the groomer found what appeared to be the entry point for a foxtail on my puppy's shoulder. (I have a seven-month old cocker spaniel.) The groomer told me to take her to the vet right away so that the vet could cut out the foxtail. When I took our dog to the vet an...
  11. Lethargy one week after a spay?

    Dog Health Questions
    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...
  12. New Member - Cocker Spaniel eye surgery concerns and questions

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    Hi All, New member, enjoying reading posts with information from the trenches. Cocker spaniel family with eye issues looking for advice and insight regarding surgery options. Our 11 year old lady cocker spaniel has had the lens of her left eye move out of position causing pressure and pain...
  13. Euthanasia or Surgery? First Time...Please help.

    Dog Health Questions
    My boy Nickie, 15 years old shitzu, is really going through a tough time. I my self am 25 and since I got him (on x mas eve) we have been inseparable. I tell people (Who may not understand) he's like my son, and I do everything with him...Everything. This is the first time I have had to make...
  14. OK to use diapers?

    Dog Health Questions
    I have a miniature schnauzer, Kaya, who turns 4 on May 30th. Just a few days ago she had emergency surgery to remove a large number of bladder stones. There were at least 3 very large stones and several small stones. She's doing about as well as expected. She's slowly becoming more active with...
  15. Why does my dog have accidents (usually when excited) after he was neutered?

    Dog Health Questions
    My puppy is a Maltese/Shih-Tzu mix and he is 8 months old. He was perfectly house trained and never had accidents. I leave a pad out in the living room of my apartment and anytime he needs to urinate he goes to his pad, circles a few times and goes on the pad. He was good about it for a few...
  16. Post X-Rays after ACL surgery?

    Dog Health Questions
    My dog recovered very well from her ACL surgery. No limping, no soreness, no pain.. as if it nothing happened. The post surgery x-rays were recommended by the vet and it is not included in the surgery fee, so I have to pay about $200 for them. Is it medically necessary? If something is wrong...
  17. New to forums with question about neutering scar

    Attention All New Members
    Hi all, Just got my 3.5 year old Havanese named Bonecrusher neutered last weekend. I know there are a lot of questions about this on here, but I was hoping someone wouldn't mind taking a look at these pics to give advice about his neutering scar. He was neutered 6 days ago and they used...
  18. Wound healing and granulation tissue!

    Dog Health Questions
    Good morning/afternoon/evening! I really need everyone's advice, on something that it has been happening to my Pitbull. She's around 8-9 years old, and she has always had a sort of round-shaped cyst on her paw pad, front leg. This summer, while walking, she must have stepped on a glass, or...
  19. Hereditary Cataracts - Siberian Husky

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    Hi everyone. My name is patt Harper I have a 11 month old Siberian Husky name'd Kinko. He has Hereditary cataracts and is on the verge of going blind. I wrote a short story about who he is and why you should help me.... Please Help and share this Link Ive been looking for grants, Donations, w.e...
  20. Ear Infection

    Dog Health Questions
    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...
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