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Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! December 7th, 2003, 12:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,638
Posted By drdouggie
Maybe he needs wormed. I would suggest that you...

Maybe he needs wormed. I would suggest that you worm your other cats too as they could pick up the infection easily from the other cat (assuming he does have worms). The chewing could indicate...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs December 7th, 2003, 11:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,636
Posted By drdouggie
Woodsy What I'm going to suggest sounds...

Woodsy

What I'm going to suggest sounds silly but bear with me. I have to say first off that I have not a lot of experience with cats, I just don't understand the strange creatures!!! (Please cat...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! December 7th, 2003, 11:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,587
Posted By drdouggie
Mals, I've got my fingers crossed for doggy....

Mals,

I've got my fingers crossed for doggy. One thing that crossed my mind when you mentioned dropping RBC counts was haemolytic anaemia. If she has been given too much of a drug or taken a bad...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! December 7th, 2003, 11:02 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 94,236
Posted By drdouggie
Hi Norwicz, Just a few things....totally...

Hi Norwicz,

Just a few things....totally agree with Carina here. While amoxycillin is fine for dogs you should only you use it after advice from your vet, don't be giving your dog stuff prescribed...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! November 24th, 2003, 03:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,016
Posted By drdouggie
Hi Kelly, My passions are Cavalier King...

Hi Kelly,

My passions are Cavalier King Charles Spaniels and my dogs have been Blenhiems (white and tan). They've all had this pink/brown staining on their eyes from time to time due to watery...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! November 19th, 2003, 05:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,946
Posted By drdouggie
Hello Luba!!! Nope, I'm not a vet...I'm a...

Hello Luba!!!

Nope, I'm not a vet...I'm a Doctor of parasitology and specialised in helminths (worms). I have a keen interest in and practical knowledge of dog health. I currently work for a...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! November 19th, 2003, 05:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,946
Posted By drdouggie
Please please please....give your pup a chance,...

Please please please....give your pup a chance, don't give up yet. This could be something really, really simple. An active pup can really easily tear muscles when playing. If it's a torn muscle...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! November 19th, 2003, 05:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,190
Posted By drdouggie
Yep Luba, Anal sac stuff absolutely stinks!!...

Yep Luba,

Anal sac stuff absolutely stinks!! But you can't really smell it untill it actually comes out of the dog. Sometimes, if the dog's just after emptying the sacs you can smell it, it's a...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! November 19th, 2003, 04:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,901
Posted By drdouggie
Agree with Lucky...definately not a reaction to...

Agree with Lucky...definately not a reaction to the other cat!!

You need to take him to the vet, the cat is obviously in discomfort and this could be caused by anything, stomach pain, back pain,...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! November 19th, 2003, 04:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,806
Posted By drdouggie
Two little points. I'm sorry but I have to...

Two little points.

I'm sorry but I have to correct Ophelia about cat flu. This cannot be treated by antibiotics as it is caused by a virus. Only bacterial infections can be treated with...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! November 19th, 2003, 04:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,736
Posted By drdouggie
Agree totally with Luba...stop the Prednisone, I...

Agree totally with Luba...stop the Prednisone, I don't know why your vet prescribed it. It's a steroid and as in humans should not be prescribed indiscriminatley as a "cure-all". It certainlt won't...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! November 19th, 2003, 03:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,190
Posted By drdouggie
Hi Jelo, Regarding the doggy's abcess, I was...

Hi Jelo,

Regarding the doggy's abcess, I was thinking that it sounds as if she's had a blocked anal sac which she hasn't been able to empty. When anal sacs don't empty they become very full and...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs November 14th, 2003, 03:58 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,880
Posted By drdouggie
HI Again, To be on the safe side I'd get him...

HI Again,

To be on the safe side I'd get him checked, i'll tell you why. I had a Cavalier who had blood in her urine for well over a year. When she first developed it she would have it for a week...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs November 7th, 2003, 03:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,913
Posted By drdouggie
no idea!!! I guess this is one of the biggest dog...

no idea!!! I guess this is one of the biggest dog behaviour mysteries ever. All the dogs I ever had ate grass. One of my current mutts loves to tuck in after we come back from a walk. But I've...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! November 7th, 2003, 03:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,576
Posted By drdouggie
Dear Blair, There are no home remedies for...

Dear Blair,
There are no home remedies for tapeworms I'm afraid. Praziquantel is the drug of choice when treating most worm infections, it's very effective and extremely safe for your pups. I...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! November 4th, 2003, 06:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,216
Posted By drdouggie
The first thing I have to say is that Twix's...

The first thing I have to say is that Twix's major problem is his seizures, not the question of neutering him. You really need to get some advice on this. Did your vets run tests? There are...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! November 4th, 2003, 06:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,136
Posted By drdouggie
Dear Vega, I think you are talking about...

Dear Vega,
I think you are talking about Giardia?? If you are, then I can fill you in on some details. It's not a virus but a protozoan parasite. Firstly, it can also infect humans as well as...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! November 4th, 2003, 05:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,071
Posted By drdouggie
You know Lucky you're right about it being useful...

You know Lucky you're right about it being useful having contributors on the board with a little knowledge on something or other. There's some great advice on the boards (your own included :)). But...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! November 4th, 2003, 05:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,459
Posted By drdouggie
hi babstock like carina, the first thing that...

hi babstock
like carina, the first thing that sprung to my mind was also kennel cough. And Carina made some very valid points about questions your vet should have asked you, I would also seek a...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! November 3rd, 2003, 11:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,071
Posted By drdouggie
LuckyRescue, Nope, I'm not a vet...I'm a Doctor...

LuckyRescue,
Nope, I'm not a vet...I'm a Doctor of parasitology and specialised in helminths (worms). I have a keen interest in and practical knowledge of dog health. I'm curious to know why you...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs November 2nd, 2003, 02:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,179
Posted By drdouggie
A large worm burden of tapeworms will cause...

A large worm burden of tapeworms will cause abdominal distension in a kitten, but as I have said, voracious appetites are less common in a tapeworm infestation, lack of appetite is more common. ...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! November 2nd, 2003, 12:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,071
Posted By drdouggie
You need to take her to a vet. She may have...

You need to take her to a vet. She may have broken bones or fractures or her patella (knee cap) may have popped out and needs popped back in, this commonly happens in small dogs). In any case your...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! November 2nd, 2003, 12:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,466
Posted By drdouggie
Unfortunately, homeopathic or natural products...

Unfortunately, homeopathic or natural products don't work with fleas, they are amazingly resilient beasts. The best thing you can get is Frontline. This is a small liquid dose that is applied on...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! November 2nd, 2003, 11:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,220
Posted By drdouggie
A yellowish discharge accompanied with red eyes...

A yellowish discharge accompanied with red eyes which is causing the dog irritation sounds like a touch of conjunctuvitis to me. This is simply an infection in the eye and can be quickly cleared up...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! November 2nd, 2003, 11:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,088
Posted By drdouggie
Yep...wild mushrooms will cause your dogs to be...

Yep...wild mushrooms will cause your dogs to be sick, get rid of them (the mushrooms..not the dogs!) Many fungi are poisonous to dogs and if ingested in large enough quantities, will kill them. I...
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