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I had a puppy that died from parvo. If I get another puppy that already has its shots can it still get the parvo virus?
My dog stop eating yesterday. I don't know why.
We have a 3 year old dog. I am a stay at home mom so she doesn't go without attention by any means. She has always done her business outside and has a fenced in yard to hang out in.
I have a 2 month old Maltese Terrier and it is too young to go out of the house. Currently she has a training pad where she only does pee.
I was looking on the internet a while back and I remember it saying something about using oil, apple cider vinegar, and water. I don't remember what the measurements were for this or if it even works.
Please advise me. I'm going away for approx. 10-11 days, but I'm so scared and concerned that my little kitten's too small/young to be left alone for that long.
The Shiba Inu dog breed originally hailed from Japan, and still remains the most popular breed in that country today. They were originally bred to flush out small game, hunt birds, and occasionally wild boar.
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My cat has 3 kittens, they are only 25 days old. The last few days she refuses to let them feed. Please can you help as I am at my wits end?
How do I feed a month old kitten which was separated from her mother 2 days ago? She is even reluctant to drink milk.
My 1 year old female German Shepherd is gulping her food, but is thin. She ate a mouse weeks ago; is this the problem? She has been wormed.
My 3 yr old Lab was pulling away from her regular dog food the last few weeks and now will not eat it at all. I took her to the vet, who did comprehensive lab work and everything is okay.
My Chihuahua was recently diagnosed with parvo. The vet gave him some fluids and antibiotics, also a prescription for me to give him, but he still will not eat or drink is it still too soon or what?
Mixed breed dogs can make excellent companions and watchdogs. This page contains miniature pinscher mix photos and information.
Is there any flavor of brewer's yeast other than garlic? My dogs don't like garlic.
I moved into a new house. I had a healthy dog and a puppy. A few days ago my puppy got sick, vomited, and had bloody stools over night. I took her to the vet, because it hit her so fast.
I have a 5 month old Boxer mix. He was very athletic until about a week ago. We discovered he had parvo and he is just lying there.
My 2 male cats are 4 years old and have been done, but since I had to move into my BF's mum's they have started peeing on the bed again.
I have a year old Pit Bull. She has been chewing on her tail until she has no hair. She shakes her head because her ears run. She gets a bath once or twice a month.
I have an Australian Shepherd who just moved into my house at college with me and 3 roommates. He is sweet and friendly 95% of the time, but I have recently noticed he has some weird quirks.
When will the ASPCA truck be in Manhattan in November?
We recently got a new cat and four kittens. I have no problem with the kittens, they are adorable. We won't be keeping the cat for long, just until her kittens are old enough to live without her.
I have an 18 month old desexed male inside cat and a 10 month old desexed female who also is not allowed outside. 3 months ago she has started spraying and weeing in all different parts of the house. I can be standing in the kitchen and she will just come in and wee in front of me.
When will the ASPCA clinic come on Staten Island for feral cats, (November) for TNR members?
I have a female cat, almost 2 years old, named Lady Kitty. She is fixed, however my boyfriend and I got two brother kittens who are now 6 months old and are not fixed.
Where can I go for free or discounted rabies shots?
I recently adopted a girl Shih Tzu mix. She was badly abused. I've been trying to take her outside every 3 hours, but I still find poop in my boyfriend's kids bedroom, on their bed, or on my bed. When she poops in the bed I call her a bad dog and I will flick her on the nose.
I have had a Pomeranian for 3 months now. The vet said he's about 2-5 years old. We take him out for walks 3 times a day for about 30 minutes each. He usually does his business outside and normally can hold it through the night with no problem.
We just bought two puppies from the same breeder about a month ago and they were perfectly healthy until about a week and a half ago when one of the puppies became very sick with vomiting and diarrhoea.
My 6 year old Boston Terrier is very well trained and has been since she was a puppy. We are gone for 8 hours at work most days and she has never had an issue.
I have an 11 month old Lhasa Apso. She was very difficult to potty train to begin with. When we finally house broke her, she started retreating in the house and she poops in the same spots around the house.
I have a Chiweenie that bites everyone. Any suggestion how to break her of this? Please let me know. I am desperate.
My 6.5 month old German Shepherd is scared of cartoons and other dogs. If someone comes into our house she will bark, but if that guy is clothed she will be run and bark from far:-( What can I do? I want to train her to attack and bite.
Is Canesten cream safe to use on my pup's genitals? I'm picking up some plain yogurt to give him tomorrow, but I'm wondering if I can use that to give him some sort of relief right now?
My daughter's dog, a Chihuahua mix, has been diagnosed with "probable" pancreatitis, but this hasn't been verified 100%. Noel (dog) had an X-ray, which of course didn't show up anything, and a blood test.
My Shipoo has white worms in his stool, I give him monthly meds. Why is this happening?
My dog has a skin tag or tumor, hanging on his rear leg. It looks like a big ball of bubble gum 1 inch in. diameter, and is attached by a very thin, stringlike, skin? My dog, Harry, is 14 years old. Where can I find a vet that will remove it at a low cost.
I have 2 cats that have been suffering from ear mites for quite sometime now, because the vet doesn't seem to know how to cure ear mites in a cat!
Our 5 year old, soon to be six, Boxer Beagle mix has been peeing in the house every single night. She occasionally poops. We think she pees in the house even when we are there. She did this even with her previous owners.
I have a friend on Facebook who has a German Shepherd with an ear infection that keeps coming back regardless of antibiotic use. She told me she was ordering some meds. I told her to tell me how they worked so I could share here on this site.
There may be a time when you will need to transition your dog or cat to a new food. This process is fairly easy, but does require a bit more than buying the new food and simply serving it to your pet.
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We have used two kinds of flea chemicals on our cats over a 2 week period, but they still have some. They are not scratching much now, but they are licking. I have stripped my bed twice now, but I am still seeing the fleas. How do I use Dawn to get rid of the fleas?Please help us.
Recycle newspaper rain bags to pick up and dispose of doggie poop when walking your dog.
I had my puppy to the vet yesterday. This visit was for her second round of shots, and he checked her for worms. He said she was clean. Today she has blood in her stool.
When choosing house and garden plants, many pet owners want to first check to see if they might be toxic to their pets. The ASPCA has a great page on their website that lists both toxic and non-toxic plants and lets you sort by dogs, cats, and horses.
A kitten found me. She must have known she needed help because she has not been handled by any humans. She just meowed her little heart out until I found her, scared and shivering, next to a chain link fence in my neighborhood. She looks completely blind in her left eye, it has the milky white look.
Does anyone know where to find the Daphne Oz recipe for a dog's ear relief? I believe it was for "garlic infused olive oil, but have not been able to find her article on this.
I am very worried about my 12 year old female cat that has been desexed, but never had any kittens of her own. I have had these two kittens, now 7 weeks old, in my house. They have been separated for two weeks. Initially my older cat was very cranky, hissing, and even attacked me, the owner.
This guide is about winter hazards for pets. Make sure you pet is not exposed to harmful substances or the cold during the winter months.
My 7 month old female cat is very aggressive with my 8 week old kitten. Why does she growl, hiss, and attack the baby kitten? When will this stop?
I want to make the home remedy of hydrogen peroxide, baking soda, and Dawn soap. It's 10pm and no stores are open. I am out of baking soda, can I just use peroxide and Dawn soap?
What makes your cat start pooping in your basement after living its first five years with you? She pees in the litterbox, poops everywhere else. This is a female, five year old, American short haired cat. She vomits a lot, mostly hairballs though. This has been going on since we got her.
I Have a three month old German Shepherd/Siberian Husky. He is a male. I got him off a friend who couldn't keep him because he was moving. I'd like to learn more about his breed. I've learned he is very playful and energetic. But that's just about all I know.
If my dog doesn't have parvo any more, but the virus is in my house if I pet another dog would it get parvo?
Can I give my dog garlic power?
How long do zebra finches take to fully changes their colors to the adult coloration?
What can I do that works the best for in home treatments for pups with parvo?
My 8 Year old Bichon Frise has suddenly started to wee in the house at night.This only happens randomly and not every night. He is walked every night and every morning and has a dog flap that he is able to go out of when he wants to night and day.
I'm totally new to cats, until this year. So I really don't know much about them. Where I work there is a wild cat that keeps having litters (no one can catch her to try and get her spayed), but 5 months ago I took home a little boy kitten at about 5 weeks old....
I have a 2 and a half year old male Staffy. He was house trained from a pup and was doing fine, but I'd say for the last 6-8 months on and of he has been weeing in the kitchen on the floor and up the walls. I've tried spraying things, tried him on calmeeze tablets which seemed to work for a while.
My dog has been suffering from the parvo virus since Monday. The doctors had given him injections. One full one week has gone by. Earlier he was drinking milk, but now he is eating, but not ready to drink milk and water. He is still vomiting. He has lost all his weight. Will he recovered?
My friend next door has cats and one of them sprays on my lounge room window, as soon as I open it to let some fresh air in. I am getting very annoyed with this cat.