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Cody weighs approximately 18 lbs and is 11 years old. He is a silkie terrier. I need to give him Benadryl for allergies. I’ve done this previously but my memory isn’t what it used to be. What is the recommended dosage (tablet form)? Thank you. LeNora
The dosage of Benadryl for dogs is 1mg/lb. For an 18 pound dog I would start with the 12.5 mg tablet. However, I would not give it unless you have discussed with your doctor that the symptoms you are treating are allergies and your vet has recommended the antihistamine as appropriate for his symptoms. It’s
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My cat has gained significant amount of weight very quickly, been rather lethargic the last few days, and today he has begun peeing on my son’s bed and any material he can find in the floor. He even peed in our back yard twice. He is an indoor/outdoor cat.
So sorry to hear about your cat. If he is gaining a significant amount of weight in a very short time then I am concerned there may be fluid building up in his abdomen. It may be something else, but this would fit what you are describing. I suspect that your cat, from the symptoms
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We got a new Pitbull puppy about 3 week’s ago. I was told he was 8 weeks old at that time. But I not to sure about the age. I was also told that the puppy was wormed. Yesterday I noticed the puppy was twitching a lot in his sleep. Then I saw he had a lot of worms in his poop. So I started a dewormer. Now he is throwing up. I was going to give him his first set of shots. But not sure if I should at this time. I am worried that it might be too late with the worm problem. Can you please let me know what to do for me fur baby? Any advice is greatly appreciated.
Congratulations on your new puppy! Puppies do tend to dream and twitch a lot in their sleep, so that is most likely not related to any health issues. It is possible that the puppy was dewormed, but that it needs to be dewormed a second time. It is also possible that the dewormer upset the
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I have 1 month 25 days old pomrenian puppy can i make him bath
Yes, you can bathe your puppy, even a puppy as young as 3 to 4 weeks. But, normally you would not need to- mom is usually very efficient at keeping the puppies clean. If for some reason there is an important reason to bathe a young puppy (maybe you are dealing with an orphan), use
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Hi my name is Kara – I was wondering if you have any jobs open for teens
Kara, that is a great question. The answer is yes, but it depends upon your age. Depending upon the age of the person working, there may be restrictions on what hours you can work and how much (which is good thing since school is very important and should take a priority). We think it is
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Hi, I have a puppy 13 weeks female German shepherd. I took her out in the morning to do her business I usually leave her out for a while before bringing her back in. I went to look for her and she was laying in a corner and my other dog was trying to get her to get up and she wouldn’t. She hadn’t been eating right for a few days just drinking a lot of water. I got scared and took her to the clinic. They gave her some honey and after a while she perked right up. I brought her home and she ran inside and was sniffing then I noticed she would go off to the side and couldn’t stay up I carried her to my bed and brought her some water and some food she ate everything and drank water and she rolled around my bed and cane and laid on me and fell asleep I got up and when I came back I called her and called her and she wouldn’t get up I gave her more honey and she’s still sleeping. I called the clinic and they told me to wait but I am scared. I can’t afford vet care for her as I have cancer and pay out of pocket for treatments I don’t want to give her up but if she’s really sick and that’s what’s best I will have to. Any advice ? What can I do they said it was her blood sugar but I’m scared.
So sorry about your puppy! Blood sugar may have been the problem, but if she ate and is still displaying those symptoms then there is something more serious going on than just low blood sugar. It is impossible to say what is going on with just the symptoms you are describing- there are many things
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Hey my puppy just started squinting really bad. She was fine yesterday but today I noticed she doesn’t want to open her eyes. She gets around fine and can do everything. I’m just worried about her wanting to keep her eyes closed  
You should take her in to see your veterinarian as soon as possible. She is squinting and keeping her eyes closed because she is in pain. It hurts to try to open her eyes. It is hard to say exactly what is causing the problem, but one of the most common problem we see is
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hello, I was told about you from a friend at work….says that your the bestest ever. what i would like to know is, im needing a check up along with renewing my shepards rabies shots how much would that cost and could i become part of your pet world family?
I absolutely love your question! We’re always looking to expand our family! Our exam fee is $48.00. Our Rabies vaccination is $14.00. The doctor will do an examination to make sure your dog is healthy and will answer any questions you may have. Your dog may need other vaccinations (the doctor can sort that out
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My dog just turned three years old. Chiweenies is the breed. Earlier today he was straining to use the restroom and then when he did it was loose stool with blood in it. About an hour ago he vomited and it was a yellow colored foam type substance. He is laying down, not feeling well. Is there anything I can do now to help him, does he need to be seen now, or monitor him and take him in the morning?
So sorry to hear your dog isn’t doing well. I would recommend not waiting until tomorrow and take him in tonight. Blood in the stool means that what ever is going on is severe enough it is making his large intestine bleed. Also if he is vomiting that means that the upper GI tract is
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We have an 8-yr-old male, chocolate lab. I noticed he was favoring his right hind leg a few days ago and thought he would be okay. He was still playful and moving. However, he is limping more and does not want to place any weight on it. Last night was the first night he did not want to touch his dinner. I’ve looked at the leg and palpated, but he didn’t grimace or whimper. How much are x-rays and should this warrant x-rays? Should we wrap his leg or provide any other treatment?
So sorry to hear about your dog, it’s hard to see them in pain. Yes! He should be seen by a vet. Labrador Retrievers are a breed that are prone to hip dysplasia (hip arthritis) and that may be what is causing him pain. But, having said that, don’t assume that is the diagnosis until
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