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My Dog is Sick After Getting a Parvo/Distemper Shot

My Dog Is Sick After Getting a Parvo/Distemper ShotCertain immunizations can cause side effects in some pets. This is a page about my dog is sick after getting a parvo/distemper shot.


An adult labrador dog.

Bumps and Lumps on a Dog?This is a page about bumps and lumps on a dog. It is disturbing, even frightening to discover a strange bump or lump on your dog while petting her.


A dog scratching its ear.

Smelly Black Tar Buildup in Dog's Ear?A dog owner asks: My dog has black tar stuff in his ear and it smells, what is it? One of the causes for a black smelly build up in your pet's ears can be a yeast or other type of infection.


A sick dog sleeping, with a close up of his mouth and nose.

Recovery Time for Dog With ParvoWhen caring for a pet with parvo, many owners would like to know the average recovery time for an infected pup. This is a page about recovery time for dog with parvo.


A blister on a dog's skin.

Clear Blister on Dog's Skin?If you have a clear looking blister on your dog's skin, it may be cyst. This is a page about clear blister on dog's skin.


Sick yellow lab isolated on white

Parvo Advice for Those Who Can't Go to the VetWhen treating the parvo virus, a veterinarian should be consulted. But for many pet owners, the cost of professional medical care to treat their dog for the parvo virus can be difficult. If you are caught in a situation where you CANNOT see a vet, here are some ideas to treat your dog until you can arrange for the proper medical care. This is a page about parvo advice for those who can't go to the vet.


Dalmatian puppy at the vet.

Puppy With Blood in its StoolThis is a page about a puppy with blood in its stool. There are a number of reasons your puppy may have blood in its stool, some more serious than others.


Dog receiving vaccine

Should Dogs Get Parvo Shots After Having Parvo?This is a page about "Should dogs get parvo shots after having parvo?". Pet owners may wonder if there is any value in having a dog vaccinated against parvo once they have already had the virus.


Identifying and Treating an a Dog's Skin Infection - bald spot on dog

Identifying and Treating a Dog's Skin Infection?My dog got this infection on the back side of her head. The vet thinks it's a fungus, we're waiting for the results. Does anyone have an idea what this is and how to treat it?


Dog's Yeast Infection

Treating a Dog's Yeast InfectionAn overabundance of yeast can result in infections on your dog's skin, in the ears, and other areas. This is a page about treating a dog's yeast infection.


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Can Only One Vaccinated Puppy in a Litter Get Parvo?Recently, over a week ago I sold five puppies from a litter of eight I have. I hadn't heard back from this one person until a couple of days ago. She's had her puppy from me for well over a week, and told me days later her pup had to have an overnight vet stay because it has parvo.


Dog Scratching at Fleas

Dog Still Scratching After Flea Treatment?Treating your pet for active fleas is only part of the process for getting rid of fleas and preventing re-infestation. Your home and yard will be to be treated. Even if your pet no longer has fleas, their skin may still need treatment to promote healing and discourage scratching. This is a page about what to do if your dog is still scratching after a flea treatment.




My Chihuahua is Not Eating?If your Chihuahua has stopped eating this could be a sign the dog needs veterinary help. This is a page about my chihuahua is not eating.


Dog playing in the yard.

My Dog Played With a Dog That Has ParvoThe parvo virus is highly contagious and is transmitted by contact with contaminated feces. This is a page with advice when my dog has played with a dog that has parvo.


Ticks on Dog

Remedies for Ticks on DogsThere are several products on the market for repelling and killing ticks on your dogs. Some pet owners also attempt to remove them manually, care needs to be taken to remove the head. Clean and disinfect the area after removal. This is a page about remedies for ticks on dogs.


Golden retriever puppy.

Homemade Ear Wash for DogsThis is a page about homemade ear wash for dogs. Keeping your dog's ears clean is important for their health.


Newborn Puppy

Newborn Puppy not Pooping?This is a page about newborn puppy not pooping. The best pet's health advise comes from your professional veterinarian.


Husky puppy getting a vaccine.

Can Immunizations Cause a Positive Parvo Test?According to the ASPCA "some immunologists believe the vaccine antigen should not generate a positive result at all while others believe the weak positive is a true positive. However, a positive test accompanied by clinical signs should be interpreted as positive regardless of vaccination." This page contains discussions regarding the question, "Can immunizations cause a positive parvo test?".


A dog shaking his ears and head.

Can Advantix Cause Seizures in Dogs?Not all dog owners have had confidence in using Advantix for flea control. Some have experienced seizures in their pets and think that this product may have caused the dog's health problem.


Dog biting at his skin

Treating Crusty Patches on Dog's Skin?This is a page about dog has dry, crusty skin patches. You want to find a safe and effective treatment for your dog's skin problems.


A skinny dog eating.

Helping a Dog Gain WeightThis is a page about helping a dog gain weight. Dogs who have been ill or recently rescued sometimes will need to gain some weight.


Raw oats on a spoon.

Can Dogs Eat Raw Oats?Oats are very healthy and are a valuable addition to a dog's diet in moderation. However, dry oats may cause dehydration which can be less desirable, especially with an older dog. This is a page about whether dogs can eat raw oats.


A dog wearing a cone on it's head to prevent it from itching.

Home Remedy for Dog's Eczema?This is a page about home remedy for dog's eczema. Determining the cause of your dog's skin problem can help you get it under control.


A Dachshund Chihuahua mix dog sitting on a deck.

Do Mixed Breed Dachshunds Have Stronger Backs?This is a page about, "Do mixed breed Dachshunds have stronger backs?". Dachshunds and several other breeds are genetically predisposed to back issues including pain, lameness, or paralysis.


A bulldog with a flatulence problem

Remedies for Dogs With GasThis page is about remedies for dogs with gas. If your dog has problems with flatulence, it must be something in their diet.


Puppy is Having Stomach Spasms?We've had a dog with Parvo for 8 days now and we have done all the home remedies told to us by our vet and other sources of advice. She is eating on her own, the diarrhea is gone and she has not vomited at all.


Boxer Dog

My Boxer is Not Eating?If your boxer is not eating it could be a the sign of a serious issue that requires veterinary help. This is a page about my boxer is not eating.



Dog With Itchy Ears

Remedies for a Dog With Itchy Ears?This is a page about remedies for a dog with itchy ears. Itchy ears can drive your dog crazy.


Puppy getting shots at veterinarian

Puppy is Sick After Getting ShotsWhile a puppy may be a bit sick after getting shots it is best to check with your vet to see if it is normal for the specific vaccination given. Otherwise a return visit may be in order. This is a page about puppy is sick after getting shots.



Pomeranian's Coat Not Growing Back?This page is about Pomeranian's coat not growing back. When your pet has health issues, it is important to consult with your veterinarian.


Is the Stuffing in a Stuffed Animal Harmful to My Dog?My dog is in the stage where he is tearing things apart. Can the stuffing in a toy potentially be harmful to him?


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Remedies for Dog with Seborrhea?I have a German Shepherd with seborrhea. He is bathed twice a week with Sebazol, takes 1200 mg fish oil, vitamins E and A, and 4 Benadryl a day (all on the advice of our vet). Nothing seems to work. I have tried the baby oil, Listerine, and warm water mix. Any suggestions?


Dog Eye

Removing Dog Tear StainsThis is a page about removing dog tear stains. There are commercial products and home remedies to treat these stains on your dog's face.


Scratching Dog

Dog Won't Stop ScratchingDetermining the cause of the itching is the first step in helping a dog that won't stop scratching. This is a page about a dog that won't stop scratching.


Shih Tzu puppy on a kitchen scale.

Best Weight for a Shih Tzu?This is a page about best weight for a Shih Tzu. Each breed has its own ideal weight from puppyhood until it reaches its adult weight. The Shih Tzu's adult weight should be within the range of nine to 16 pounds (four to seven kilograms). Keeping your pet at its ideal weight helps to ensure good health.


Dog scratching his head

Remedy for Dog's Itchy SkinDogs can suffer from itchy skin. This is a page about a remedy for dog's itchy skin.


Smelly Dog Paw

Remedy for Smelly Dog Feet?This is a page about remedy for smelly dog feet. Although your dog may be well, it can have stinky feet for no apparent reason. It can be bothersome.


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Giving Parvo Puppy Gatorade?We adopted a collie/retriever mix yesterday and today found out he has Parvo. My 4 year old is heart broken! They gave him IV fluids and some injections to help with vomiting and diarrhea. Is there anything else we can do at home? Can we give him Gatorade? This puppy has had a rough beginning, I don't want him to have a rough end too. Please help.


Injured dog wearing a dish.

Treating a Small Cut on Your DogThis is a page about treating a small cut on your dog. Small cuts on your dog may often be safely treated at home.


Sick pug at the vet.

Remedies for a Dog With DiarrheaThis is a page about remedies for a dog with diarrhea. Like their human owners, dogs can suffer from occasional diarrhea. Untreated it can lead to dehydration. Determining the cause, treatment, and whether you need to make a trip to the vet are the primary concerns.


Dog taking medicine from a person holding a weekly pill container.

Can Medications Cause a Dog to Pee More Often?Certain medications such as antibiotics and steroids can cause frequent urination. Check with your vet to see if this is an expected side effect of your dog's meds, if not it is probably time for a return visit. This is a page about, "Can medications cause a dog to pee more often?".


Dog scratching outside on the patio

Dog Scratching But I Don't See Any Fleas?There several reasons your dog may be noticeably scratching. If there are no fleas more investigation is needed. This is a page about dog scratching but I don't see any fleas.



A dog biting a hot spot on his side.

Using Corn Starch for Dog's Hot SpotsHot spots, or moist eczemas can result from allergies, bites, stress licking, and more. As your pet continues to chew and scratch the irritation progresses. This is a page about using corn starch for dog's hot spots.


Medication for a sick Golden Retriever puppy.

Giving Pills to DogsThis is a page about giving pills to dogs. Dogs may need medication for various reasons, but most dogs hate to take pills. Getting them to not spit out their pills can require some creativity.


A cute beagle sitting on the floor.

My Beagle is ItchingThis is a page about my Beagle is itching. Relieving your dog's itchiness is an important part of caring for your pet.


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Recipes for Dog Food for Picky Dachshunds?I have 3 picky dachshunds. A 1 1/2 year old and two 6 month olds. I am looking for recipes that are healthy for them. They seem to prefer chicken and turkey. I would like to experiment with either lamb or liver. I see so many different recipes. I was wondering if anyone had any for chicken livers or gizzards?


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Dog Has Fecal Incontinence When Sleeping?My 3 month old pit bull dribbles pee when she walks and sometimes poops when she sleeps. Why?


Pregnant Dog

Worming a Pregnant Dog?This page is about worming a pregnant dog. It is best to consult with your veterinarian when concerned about your dog's health.


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Causes of Sudden Death in Dogs?This is a page about the causes of sudden death in dogs. It is devastating when a pet dies suddenly, with no prior history of disease.


Dog laying on a bed with a cone on its head.

Caring for My Dog After It Has Been SpayedFollow the veterinarian's instructions to care for your dog after she has been spayed. This is a page about caring for my dog after it has been spayed.


Shih Tzu

Shih Tzu Having Seizures?This is a page about shih tzu having seizures. Certain dog breeds are more prone to seizures. Consult with your vet to help manage your dog's health.


A dog biting his coat.

Natural Remedies for Dog's DermatitisThere are alternatives to prescription medications for treating a dog's dermatitis. This is a page about natural remedies for dog's dermatitis.


A black lab.

Small Flaky Scabs on a Dog's Skin?This is a page about small flaky scabs on a dog's skin. Small flaky scabs on a dog's skin can be the result of several conditions. In order to treat the symptoms you will want to determine the cause.


Remedy for Dog with Itchy Skin

Remedies for a Dog's Itchy SkinThe cause of the scratching can be determined by a visit to the vet who can suggest treatments or medication. Sometimes, it can be the symptom of a much more serious problem.


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Cost of Bone Marrow Biopsy for a Dog?Has anyone ever had to have a bone marrow test done on your dog? If so, about how much money do they charge (including anesthesia and labs)? Just trying to get an idea for what I'm looking at. Thanks!


A dog holding a paw up to one of his ears, as if listening.

Natural Treatment for Yeast Infection in Dog's EarsMany pet owners choose to treat their dog's yeast infections with natural products rather than seek medications from their vet. This is a page about natural treatment for yeast infection in dog's ears.


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Puppy with Cloudy Eye?My puppy has a clouding effect across his eye. What does this mean?


Dog's Paw

Remedy for a Dog's Itchy PawsDry skin or allergies are often the cause for itchy paws. Treating them early can help prevent licking and more irritation. This is a page about remedy for a dog's itchy paws.


Overweight English bull dog.

Diet and Exercise Tips for an Overweight Dog?This is a page about diet and exercise tips for an overweight dog. Being overweight is just as unhealthy for your pet as it is for you. Excess weight can contribute to disease and reduce your dog's activity level.


Can Excess Exercise Cause Puppy To Have Diarrhea?I have a 12 1/2 weeks old chihuahua mix puppy. She just finished getting her shots last week and just a few minutes ago she went to her training pad to poop and had diarrhea.


Looking at Dog's Rash

Treating a Dog's RashThis is a page about treating a dog's rash. When your dog is uncomfortable you want to be able to help them feel better. Consulting a veterinarian should be your first step.


Puppy With Parvo

Caring for a Puppy With ParvoThis page is about caring for a puppy with parvo. It is important to consult your veterinarian about your puppy's health concerns.


Tea Tree Oil

Using Tea Tree Oil for DogsThis is a page about using tea tree oil for dogs. Many pet owners have found ways to use tea tree oil as a remedy for various pet aliments.


A dog with a severe skin condition.

Treating a Dog With Severe Skin AllergiesDetermining the cause of your pet's allergic reaction is the first step to treating and hopefully preventing reoccurrences. This is a page about treating a dog with severe skin allergies.


A dog with his tongue out next to a full water bowl.

Dog Refuses to Drink WaterIf your dog refuses to drink water, it is very important to find out why. A dog that goes too long without water is in danger of a serious illness or even death. A trip to the vet will diagnose any health issues that may be causing this.


A dog being seen by a veterinarian.

Can a Dog Get Parvo Again?This is a page about "can a dog get parvo again?". Many dog owners whose pet survives the parvo virus worry that their pet may contract it again.


Dog is Acting Strange Since Taking Rimadyl?Does anyone have a dog start acting odd after taking Rimadyl? The lab work came back OK but since my 17 old pit mix started taking Rimadyl, she goes off by herself at home which she never used to do.


tombstone and dog

My Dog Died Suddenly?It is shocking and heartbreaking when your seemingly healthy pet dies suddenly. This is a page about my dog died suddenly.


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Ivermectin for Heartworm Prevention?I have seen the answers to ivermectin in cats for mites and I am going to try it on my goldendoodle I have in the house. I have a bottle of 1% ivermectin and I want to mix it right for heartworm prevention for my dogs. I don't want to overdose with this because I know this is powerful stuff, so how would I mix the ivermectin and what do I mix with for consumption (propylene glycol)? I have several German shepherds and they are all about 60-80 lbs. each, they hate taking the safeguard and I thought if I can get them on this every month maybe that would take care of the intestinal worms also.


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How to Help Sick Dog that is Vomiting?My dog is sick and I'm out of work and homeless. My dog has been with me since my girlfriend past away because of cancer. All I have to keep me in somewhat remembrance of her. She is sick just started vomiting and drinks continuance and she is uncomfortable panting . Walking with head down not reacting to much but looking at me for help


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Health Concerns About 9 Week Old Puppy?So my family gets dogs from the same breeder. Currently we have 6 dogs and love them to death, but before we had 6 dogs, we had just 2. We had gotten a puppy from them but the breeder said the momma tried to kill that litter. We just thought the mother was mean. We named him Ozzie. Well not even a day later, he has passed away while everyone was sleeping.


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Puppy With Neurological Disorder?How likely will my 6 week old puppy recover from a neurological disorder? He is very sensitive to the touch, he yelps like crazy when he is picked up, he lost function of his front and hind legs. I went to the vet and she referred me to a neurologist.


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How Do I Help My Puppy Walk Again?My 6 week old puppy ate wet puppy food that was unsealed in the can in the refrigerator. Not only was he lethargic and had diarrhea, but he lost use of his limbs as well. My puppy can not take a step without falling over. I took him to the vet and left with pre filled syringes to give him every 24 hours but the vet did not explain clearly on why his limbs are failing. What can I do to help my puppy walk again?


A dog that is not feeling well.

Dog is Lethargic After Using Frontline?I have a healthy 9 year old terrier mix female dog. My vet discovered she has fleas for the 1st time ever. The vet prescribed Frontline, the kind that is in 3 vials that you apply once a month.


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Heartworm Medication Recommendations?I am looking for recommendations for heartworm medication for my dogs. I would also like one that prevents ticks.


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Stop Dog from Eating PoopMy dog has always found feces to be a delicacy and I have been unable to stop her from doing this. You can buy supplements in pet stores that supposedly address this issue, but I've never tried them. I started giving my dog turmeric powder as an anti-inflammatory for her joint issues, and discovered after a week or two on this, she wasn't interested in the poop. I don't know if this is just a coincidence or not, but it's worth a try. Turmeric powder can be purchased at grocery stores, health food stores, but the cheapest place to buy it is in an ethnic grocery store (Indian, Asian, etc). Check with your vet or for dosage amounts based on body weight.


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Treating Yorkie's Skin and Hair?My yorkie has oily hair with itchy dry skin, what can I use to prevent both?


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My Dog Won't Let Me Put Medicine in His Ears?I need help my dog has yeast infection in his ears. I have the medication to put in them, but he will not let us put it in. We got him held down once and now he will not let my husband near him. We tried a muzzle and he will not let me touch him now to put that on.


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My Dog's Spine is Sticking Up?My pit bull puppy who just turn 1 looks like his lower spine is curved. It sticks up and doesn't look healthy. He eats well and plays and is very energetic. He shows no pains in his lower back. Any idea what this could be?


A dog's protruding spine.

Helping A Dog In Pain?My dog has a protruding spine. She is 5 years old and is a mixed breed. She is eating well, but screams if you touch on the spine in the middle or her hips. She also screams when she is turning while laying down. What would be best to assist her?


A dog sleeping on a pet bed.

Dog's Behavior While SleepingDogs spend a lot of time sleeping, especially when they are older. Sometimes, their behavior can be a cause for concern, especially if it changes unexpectedly.


A sick dog at the vet.

Dog With Bloody Stool?Bloody stools can be the sign of a serious medical issue, such as parvo or a intestinal injury. Dogs exhibiting this symptom should be taken to a veterinarian immediately for professional care.


A bottle of coconut oil and a toothbrush.

Coconut Oil for Dog's Tooth BrushingHaving your dog's teeth cleaned is a good health measure, but having it done by a vet can be quite pricey. Read on to find out an alternative option, using a toothbrush and coconut oil.


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Dog Recovering from Parvo Not Eating?My dog has been at the vet for 10 days after he caught the parvovirus and we were so happy he made it through. We thought he was gonna recover fully after he started eating and drinking and feeling better. Yet today (the 12th day) he was really lethargic and he would not eat AT ALL so we took him to the vet and she gave him antibiotics and IV fluids are in his system.


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Caring for a Puppy with Parvo?If a puppy has parvo and has been treated do they sleep a lot?


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Caring for a Dog with a Heart Murmur?Having a dog with a heart murmur is not necessarily an issue. Many of these pets live a normal life not even requiring medication. A murmur may have to be considered if your dog were to need surgery. A vet can provide the best advice in that instance.


A dog under a blanket.

Feeding a Parvo Survivor?Once your dog recovers from the parvo virus you can begin introducing some solid food. Your vet will probably have good advice. Bland foods, such as chicken broth, boiled chicken, and rice are good options. Their regular food is also good for pups who don't eat people food. Additionally, you will want to introduce food in small quantities. Add more as your pet continues to improve.


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Recovery Time for a Dog with Parvo?My 1.5 months old Lab has parvo. The vet diagnosed it on Tuesday and since then he is getting his IV. He hasn't pooped in the last 28 hours and hasn't puked 4 times in 24 hours. Will he be able to make it?


A dog scratching his ears outside.

Treating a Dog with AllergiesThe first step in treating a dog that seems to have allergies is to determine what they are allergic to. Dogs can develop allergies to their food, as well as experience allergic reactions to fleas, household products, etc. Once the cause is known then the best solution(s) can be tried. You will also want to treat the skin damage done by licking and scratching.


A dog sleeping on the sofa.

How is Parvo Transmitted?Many pet owners have real concerns regarding the transmission of this sometimes fatal virus. Parvo is transmitted by contact with an infected animal, feces, vomit, and from your hands, clothing, and shoes if you have come in contact with the live virus. It is not airborne.


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Treating a Puppy for Worms?Can you possibly give a puppy mineral oil for worms?


Recovery Time for a Puppy with Parvo - black and white puppy

Recovery Time for a Puppy with Parvo?My 6 month old puppy was diagnosed with parvo on Saturday. It's now Tuesday and he's made a full recovery as far as eating and drinking. His fever broke and he has energy, no bloody stool. All stools are solid now and there is no diarrhea either.


The inside of a dog's ear.

Identifying Dog Ear Problems?If your dog is rubbing and scratching their ears it could be either an infection of an ear mite infestation. A trip to the vet is a good way to identify the problem and to determine the best treatment.


A Yorkshire terrier lying on carpet in the sun.

Yorkie Randomly Shaking?Yorkies are known to sometimes begin to shake. There are a variety of reasons for this. One is that lacking an undercoat they are more likely to reacting to the cold. Also, puppies under 4 months may suffer from hypoglycemia, a sudden drop in blood sugar which can result in shaking. Check with your vet to ensure your best response to this behavior.


A dog looking up at the camera.

Does Garlic Help a Dog With Worms?The majority of veterinarians recommend avoiding garlic and anything else in the onion family. It can be toxic in relatively small amounts. Please consult with your own veterinarian before using any advice in this discussion about if garlic will help a dog with worms.


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Keeping a Dog from Scratching a Growth in His Ear?My Larry, a rescue, has a large non malignant growth in his ear. He is too old for surgery and the vet isn't sure it would help anyway. About every 6 months we go to the vet as it's infected again from scratching with his dirty back feet. We've tried a cone, nail caps, antibiotic cream, prednisone, itch cream, and watching him, but he continues to scratch. Any ideas?


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Caring for a Puppy Recovering from Parvo?My Doberman Pinscher who is only 4 months old started to get sick Sunday night. There were just speckles of white vomit and a lost of appetite. So Monday morning I took him to the vet. They did a test and he was found to be positive for "cat flu"/parvo.


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Prognosis for a Puppy with Parvo?I just adopted a 35 day old Labrador. He was fine for three days and then started with vomiting and diarrhea. I took him to the vet who started him on oral antibiotics, but as it got worse he is also on IV fluids and injectable medication. Today is the fourth day and he has been diagnosed with parvovirus.


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Treating a Dog's Bloody Eye?My dog was stepped on and has a bloody eye. The vet is closed. How do I treat?


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Using Canesten on a Dog with an Inverted Vulva?Can I use Canesten on my dog's lady bits? I have had her to the vet's and been given Isaderm. She has a slightly inverted vulva that gets raw. Nappy cream and Isaderm aren't helping. Please help I'm at the breaking point. The vet doesn't want to operate on her as it's not bad enough to warrant it.


Sick looking puppy on the sidewalk.

Dog Lost Hair After Chemo Treatment?Certain forms of chemotherapy will cause the patient, whether human or canine, to lose their hair. Once the treatment is complete the pet's hair will grow back in time. This is a page about what to do if your dog lost its hair after chemo treatment.


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Giving Ampitrexyl to a Dog?can ampitrexyl, a natural antibiotic, be used for dogs?


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Re-training a Dog with Separation AnxietyMy dog had severe separation anxiety when we adopted him. His loving owner doted on him until the husband broke his hip, was taken away by medics in an ambulance and had to move into a nursing home that would not take large dogs.


Signs That Your Pet May Have Eaten Tainted Pet FoodBecause of all the pet food recalls and because we know all of you love your pets, we cannot stress strongly enough the importance of seeking immediate medical care for your pet if they show any of the following symptoms:


A dog sleeping, wearing a cone.

Preventing a Dog from Biting Their SkinAllergies or insect bites can start your dog down the path of constant biting and licking of their skin trying to get some relief. This is a page about preventing a dog from biting their skin.


A Golden Retriever

A Dog's Estrus Cycle (Heat)The canine estrus cycle is divided into four stages: proestrus, estrus, diestrus, and anestrus. The period during the cycle when a female dog is capable of getting pregnant usually only lasts from 18 to 21 days.


Dog licking its face.

Dangerous Foods for DogsYou may have heard that certain people foods are dangerous, even deadly for your dogs.



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Health Concerns About 9 Week Old Puppy?So my family gets dogs from the same breeder. Currently we have 6 dogs and love them to death, but before we had 6 dogs, we had just 2. We had gotten a puppy from them but the breeder said the momma tried to kill that litter. We just thought the mother was mean. We named him Ozzie. Well not even a day later, he has passed away while everyone was sleeping.


Identifying Lumps on Back of Dog's Neck?

Identifying Lumps on Back of Dog's Neck?I have an English Bulldog and he's had the pinkish red bump on his neck when he was a puppy. I know it gets irritated here and there but he has small clearish bumps near it and I have no idea what it is. If anyone had a similar case or maybe knows what this could be before I reach out to my vet


My Puppy Died of Parvo?

My Puppy Died of Parvo?We noticed my energetics, joyful 3 month old Frenchie not being herself . Not being playful and not wanting to eat her treats. We knew something was not right with her so I took her to the vet. They tested her for parvo and she came back positive. She stayed overnight ant the vet and they gave her fluids and medicine. I picked up the next day and she was still not doing well, but walking and happy to see us. The following day K gave her her medicines but she did not want to eat so I took her back to the vet. They gave me fluids to give her through an IV every 8 to 12 hours plus more medicine. She looked like she was miserable. But she was still was standing. It looked like she would rather be standing then laying down. She had diarrhea and would puke up clear stuff.


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Was Our Dog Intentionally Killed?My daughter's 18 month old male brindle pitbull was suddenly found dead in the backyard laying on his side, tongue hanging out, jaw hard to pry open, legs straight and stiff as if it were stuffed by a taxidermist. There was nothing wrong with him before she left, playful and energetic as usual and within a couple hours he was gone. I strongly feel foul play was involved but how and what caused this tragic loss?


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How Do I Help My Puppy Walk Again?My 6 week old puppy ate wet puppy food that was unsealed in the can in the refrigerator. Not only was he lethargic and had diarrhea, but he lost use of his limbs as well. My puppy can not take a step without falling over. I took him to the vet and left with pre filled syringes to give him every 24 hours but the vet did not explain clearly on why his limbs are failing. What can I do to help my puppy walk again?


A small dog lying on the floor.

Dog Peeing On Everything?My dog is 14. Five years ago, she tore both her hocks one at a time. She is now peeing on everything in the house, even herself when she is laying down. She does it inside and out. She also has a very hard time getting up. I brought her to the vet and all she did is give me Gabapentin. She said it's for her arthritis. She is also now having bowel movements in the house. All she does is sleep 90% of the time or just stares into space. She always faces away from me. (My husband passed in March and she always clung to him). I am wondering if she is in pain? Is it time for her to go? I asked the vet and no response. She used to play with the other dog even if it was just a couple of minutes but hasn't done that in a while. Any ideas would help.


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