Go Back   Pet forum for dogs cats and humans - Pets.ca > Discussion Groups - mainly cats and dogs > Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time!

 
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Prev Previous Post   Next Post Next
  #1  
Old May 15th, 2013, 02:15 PM
pbpatti's Avatar
pbpatti pbpatti is offline
Senior Contributor
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Edmonton
Posts: 2,862
Help with diagnosis.

This is going to be a bit long but please read through this perhaps you can give us some ideas on how to proceed. Sasha is 8 1/2 yr old now Chocolate Lab.

So, 6 - 8 months ago Sasha ate Horse manure (fresh)
6 - 8 weeks ago Sasha got into the household garbage and ate: KFC Chicken bones, paper bowls, and who knows what else was in there
Sasha is known for having the foreign object in the belly stuff.

She started shedding about 4 weeks ago and it has gotten really bad, her coat is dull and fur comes in in little clumps. I started thinking that she has something in her belly that is causing this because her coat did this when she ate the corn cob a couple of years ago. About 1 week ago she started to get a green goopy stuff coming out of her left eye. This is when I made an appointment at the Vets.

May 10th, Friday
Took her in and they did full blood workup all was good there, xrays (full doggie) throat, chest and belly, these did not show anything. We were referred to an Internal Specialist,the initial exam Sasha was palpated her throat when this was done she made coughing/choking sounds so noted some irritation here, when they did her tummy she was really tender. He did an Ultra sound that showed a suspicious area of intestine, they fed her and kept her over night and did another US, this one was clear, they determined that it was fecal matter. Then they did an Endoscopy and found irritation of the caudal nasopharynx looks to be inflammatory...cause; trauma or infection. Prescribed Clavaseptin and Prednisone.

Monday, no improvement Sasha is somewhat lethargic and sleeping alot. Appointment to see specialist again Tuesday am. Told Vet about the horse poo and maybe Sasha has parasites???? Took her off of the Clavaseptin and gave her a dose of Drontal, and Metronidazole and Omeprazole for her tummy.

Gave her the Drontal yesterday at 1:30pm, the Omeprazole at 4:30 and the Metronidazole at 7:30. Shortly after giving the Met she started coughing and talked to my buddy/pal rgeurts and she said call Vet...duh...called them they said maybe pill is stuck in throat...yup gave her some water laced with Veggie broth she drank this and her throat cleared....now, she has not slept since dinner at 4pm, she usually naps most of this time but she is lying with me in the kitchen staring at me. It is about 11pm now and I decide it is time to go to the Vet, she is hyper-sensitive and restless, take her Temp, palpate, all is good. We come home and she goes to sleep and sleeps like the dead all night, hardly moving around at all. So, thank you for reading this and if you have any thoughts or ideas please reply. Love my doggie Sasha help!!!!
__________________
It Is What It Is
Reply With Quote
 

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off


Forum Terms of Use

  • All Bulletin Board Posts are for personal/non-commercial use only.
  • Self-promotion and/or promotion in general is prohibited.
  • Debate is healthy but profane and deliberately rude posts will be deleted.
  • Posters not following the rules will be banned at the Admins' discretion.
  • Read the Full Forum Rules

Forum Details

  • Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8
    Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
    vBulletin Optimisation by vB Optimise (Reduced on this page: MySQL 0%).
  • All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:50 PM.