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My Datsun back is extremely huntched, he is dragging his back legs, won't walk if he does it takes forever for him to stand. Doesn't eat or drink. Has used the bathroom for 3 days. Don't know what happened to him, he doesn't get out of the yard.
They are more inclined to get back problems than some other breeds. You need to take him into his veterinarian as soon as possible. it could be this or something else but either way it requires medical attention.
My bunny had a cut on him and his skin came off what do I do
You need to seek veterinary care for your bunny. From what you say, I don't know if this is a large cut or something smaller, but if the skin is coming off, and you are concerned, then I suspect it is large enough of an area that you should seek care for your bunny. There are a lot of people who have exotics, including rabbits who spend quite a bit to care for them. There are veterinarians who are trained in exotic medicine. I don't know where you are, but you should call ahead and check to see if your clinic accepts exotics as patients- not everyone see them as they are a specialize type of medicine. If you are local, our ER docs at night see exotics, and Dr. Robinson and Dr. Murray see exotics during the day. I hope your bunny does OK.
Do you artificially inseminate dogs or know a vet in Weatherford who does?
Our veterinarians provide many services and are happy to help breeders with prenatal and puppy care but at this time we haven't had enough interest in artificial insemination for our doctors to seek specialized education. We recommend Josey Ranch Pet Hospital (972) 446-0667. We would love to be part of your pet family care - best of luck with the breeding process.
I've gotten a puppy at 3 months he has stopped eating, he's lost weight. He sleeps and drink water all day He is due for his shots but I don't have the money for them what should I do.
If your puppy has stopped eating, losing weight and lethargic, then your puppy is ill. Something is wrong. It would be hard to say what is wrong based just upon the symptoms that you described. You have to get him medical care. We work with people all the time on handling finances for medical care. A lot of clients will borrow money from their friends or relatives- or their relatives will allow them to use their credit card as a loan. You can also apply for care credit on line (a medical care credit card). Sometimes a client only has a limited budget, and we work to treat the patient with that budget. I recommend that you call your local animal shelter and/ or humane society. Some of these facilities have a veterinarian on staff, and if you qualify you can receive medical care for your puppy at a reduced rate. If your puppy is due for vaccinations, he cannot get them while he is sick. The first thing you need to do is to find out why he is sick so that he can receive the proper medical care. One more thing, I highly recommend not waiting for medical care. Puppies do not have a lot reserves, so they quickly become dehydrated. Don't delay getting him care. I hope everything turns out OK.
Our Dog is 7yr. of age She seems okay looks good and energy and other times lays around and sleeps.Has not always slept so much. Sound like a problem??
When a dog is 7 they are reaching a time when we recommend a senior work up. She may be perfectly fine but this is a good way to catch problems before they affect her health. Yes, it could just be age, but she could have some health issues starting up so a good senior work up would answer that question.
My dog ate rat poison .. What to do asap..
You need to get to the veterinarian quickly and you need to take the package with you. The faster you act the better his chances of survival are. You can call ASPCA poison control, (888) 426-4435, as well, but the veterinarian is your best option.
My dog has been laying around not eating and throwing up yellow.
The yellow is most likely bile. This means he probably has nothing he can vomit, there's so many problems that can cause this so the best thing for your dog is to take him into the veterinarian as soon as you can for diagnostics and treatment.
My Bully breed blue nose pit bull has diarrhea, I took him out this morning and he's been having trouble pooping(when he poops it's green and watery). His poop has been green for the last 3 days. I recently changed his food. Should I give him a little pumpkin?
There is no telling what is going on internally. I would recommend taking him to his doctor for a check up. Depending on what is happening they can make some recommendations. There are just so many things that can be happening. Diagnostics are a good way to determine what path to take in treatment. If it is only mild to moderate diarrhea, and your pet's doctor has ruled out a serious underlying medical condition, then may help relieve the symptoms. Just be sure to introduce it slowly and feed it in moderation as some pet owners report it causing diarrhea! Be sure to encourage your pet to drink plenty of fresh water. Proper hydration is important during bouts of diarrhea and when adding fiber..
Can you use malotic on a kitten?
This is an excellent question- partly because it gives me a chance to discuss a few things about using medications. The short answer is no. I would definitely not use MalOtic on your kitten. OK, this is the type of situation where people who try to treat their pets with medication they have without having their pet seen by a veterinarian will get into trouble. And, I understand why people do this, because it seems like using medications you have at home is a time and money saver. But, I hope to dispel people of this idea. Here are the reasons: MalOtic contains an antibiotic (gentocin), and a medication to treat yeast infections, and a corticosteroid to treat inflammation. The problem is that if the ear drum is perforated this drug will cause hearing loss. Even if there isn't a perforation of the ear drum it can still cause loss of balance, hearing and vomiting. This drug is that potent. Corticosteroids are usually indicated for inflammation seen in certain types of ear infections, usually chronic or of long duration. Corticosteroids should be used with care drug in a kittens. The other really important thing to realize is that it is rare for a kittens to have ear infections, but not rare at all for kittens to have ear mites. This drug will not treat ear mites and may cause harm to your kitten. Sorry, this is a long winded answer, but what I'm really hoping for is that people reading this will come to realize it really is a good idea to take your pet to a veterinarian when there is a problem. It will really save a lot of grief. Has your kitten been vaccinated yet? You can get that taken care of along with an ear exam and a good general physical. Thanks so much for asking this question- I hope that it will help people to realize the importance of going to their veterinarian.
Why isnty dog eating?
When a dog does not have an appetite (other than the obvious healthy dog who is full from recently eating) it indicates that something is wrong. Just like people, if a dogs is ill, they will eat less or refuse food all together. It is impossible to say what is causing the lack of appetite (called anorexia), since any number of problems can cause it such as an upset stomach, intestinal problems, liver problems, kidney problems, ingesting toxins, parvo virus, distemper, foreign bodies, the list is endless. I would recommend, that if your dog isn't eating, and acts like he or she doesn't feel well that you take it in to your veterinarian and get an exam. A healthy dog rarely refuses food and catching the problem early is always a good idea. I hope all turns out well!