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Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! April 28th, 2009, 02:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 9,116
Posted By petdr
A few possibilities come to mind:...

A few possibilities come to mind: gastro-intestinal distress such as esophageal reflux, food allergies/intolerance, excessive gas production.

But, there could also be what is called "reverse...
Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! April 28th, 2009, 02:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 55,953
Posted By petdr
This is simply a combination response of learned...

This is simply a combination response of learned and to a lesser extent evoked behavior: something along the lines of you receiving a pleasant massage. Consider when someone receives a delightful...
Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! January 25th, 2008, 10:49 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 23,590
Posted By petdr
Many blue-eyed white cats are deaf, but not all,...

Many blue-eyed white cats are deaf, but not all, and some are only partially deaf. I advise all white cats to stay indoors, since they are prone to sun damage, and ultimately skin cancer.

Some...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! January 25th, 2008, 10:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 53,538
Posted By petdr
Chronic vomiting/regurgitation need to be...

Chronic vomiting/regurgitation need to be addressed, because, yes, she may be suffering from esophageal/dental damage/metabolic disease if there is a gastric acid component.

Vomiting is different...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! January 25th, 2008, 10:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 52,777
Posted By petdr
I have used many techniques over the years. Not...

I have used many techniques over the years. Not all will work, please adapt any method to make it fit your situation.

Styptic pencil or powder, silver nitrate sticks (will sting somewhat), ice...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! November 19th, 2007, 10:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 6,433
Posted By petdr
Cats will spend an inordinate time...

Cats will spend an inordinate time investigating/grooming this area if a bladder infection, anal sac problem, tape worm/round worm burden, food allergies, neurasthenia (abnormal neurologic...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! November 19th, 2007, 10:14 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 23,070
Posted By petdr
Hepatic lipidosis (fatty liver) is a strange...

Hepatic lipidosis (fatty liver) is a strange disorder of cats. Any cat that becomes anorectic is a candidate. Treatment is supportive care and feeding, by surgically implanted feeding tube if...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! November 19th, 2007, 09:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 55,110
Posted By petdr
Onions can cause Heinz body formation (denatured...

Onions can cause Heinz body formation (denatured hemoglobin within the red blood cell) and anemia. Unfortunately, the only treatment is a blood transfusion or time to allow formation of new red blood...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! October 18th, 2007, 11:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 68,499
Posted By petdr
Increased situational respiration frequency is...

Increased situational respiration frequency is usually one of three things: increased temperature (home, pet or both), pain, or anxiety. Certainly some medications are notorious for increased...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! October 18th, 2007, 11:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 9,432
Posted By petdr
You are describing "valgus", and this may be a...

You are describing "valgus", and this may be a problem if there is premature bone closure of the growth plate. I see a fair bit of odd conformation in puppies that ultimately doesn't affect gait or...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! October 18th, 2007, 11:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 10,502
Posted By petdr
I would note if this cat's abdomen was shaved, if...

I would note if this cat's abdomen was shaved, if not, then I would recommend that you take a rectal temperature on this cat two or three times a day for one week. Keep a log of the numbers and...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs July 17th, 2007, 09:53 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 13,369
Posted By petdr
Your feline needs a little space and time to...

Your feline needs a little space and time to settle. She is likely much happier in your home, then where she came from: fresh food, clean litter box, clean water, a patient calm person looking after...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! July 17th, 2007, 09:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 45,130
Posted By petdr
Since there is no redness/swelling/squinting/etc....

Since there is no redness/swelling/squinting/etc. in your description, then I would suggest using a sterile eyewash/lubricant to minimize any inflammation that airborne irritants such as dust and...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! July 17th, 2007, 09:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 11,237
Posted By petdr
Dogs will lose fur under many conditions, and is...

Dogs will lose fur under many conditions, and is not worrisome under most circumstances, example, a new mother that is heavily lactating, or a female dog going through estrus (heat cycle).

The...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! June 20th, 2007, 04:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 32,273
Posted By petdr
Eating maggots, while a very repelling image,...

Eating maggots, while a very repelling image, usually will not cause any lasting harm in an immunocompetent individual. Obviously, what maggots eat to sustain themselves can be vile and infectious....
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! June 20th, 2007, 04:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 23,860
Posted By petdr
Vocal changes can occur because of illness, e.g....

Vocal changes can occur because of illness, e.g. hyperthyroidism, neoplasia of the laryngeal area, renal (kidney) disease, etc. Certainly, an anxious component can also cause vocal...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! June 20th, 2007, 04:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 10,857
Posted By petdr
This is an unusual presentation. Some urinary...

This is an unusual presentation. Some urinary tract/anal sac infections can mimic certain pheromone odors. Another possibility is that the production of testosterone has been reduced by neutering...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! May 23rd, 2007, 10:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 28,276
Posted By petdr
There are cat and dog friendly shampoos to remove...

There are cat and dog friendly shampoos to remove dandruff. Unfortunately, for hydrophobes (those afraid of water) the best solution to dandruff is still medicated soap and water, followed by some...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! May 23rd, 2007, 10:13 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,687
Posted By petdr
If the bump does not drain, is not an open lesion...

If the bump does not drain, is not an open lesion or some kind of surgery is not contemplated to biopsy/remove the bump, then I don't see a contraindication to using a monthly repellent.

Dr. Van...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! May 23rd, 2007, 09:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 20,073
Posted By petdr
Allow me one sentiment before answering the...

Allow me one sentiment before answering the technical part of his question. As a concerned client with a sick pet, it is always good to ask questions, no matter how foolish you may think the...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! April 18th, 2007, 01:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 23,028
Posted By petdr
You have to know that 3/4 of cystitis cases...

You have to know that 3/4 of cystitis cases (bladder inflammation) are due to colds caught by the animal.

Only 20% of cystitis are due to infection or crystals.
-Your dog wants to stay longer...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! April 18th, 2007, 01:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 10,730
Posted By petdr
Try to minimize heavy activity/exercise; wound...

Try to minimize heavy activity/exercise; wound healing will take approximately six weeks. Limit licking/scratching/self-trauma to the healing region, continue to use oral antibiotics.
...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! April 18th, 2007, 12:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 19,779
Posted By petdr
A ravenous appetite in a cat usually means either...

A ravenous appetite in a cat usually means either diabetes mellitus or hyperthyroidism. There can be other causes, such as inflammatory bowel disease from any number of causes or pancreatic...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! April 18th, 2007, 12:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,114
Posted By petdr
A cataract is an opacity of the lens, and can be...

A cataract is an opacity of the lens, and can be slight or complete. Light will still enter and stimulate the retina, consequently the pupil will contract or dilate depending on the light stimulus.
...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! March 14th, 2007, 08:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 5,381
Posted By petdr
Many post anesthetic/surgery problems surface...

Many post anesthetic/surgery problems surface within 48 hours after the procedure. In this case, a stormy recovery with violent attempts to stand up/escape may have caused the eye problem simply...
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