Health & Wellness
I have an 8 year old lab mix who has hip dysplasia. Our vet told us not to exercise her because it could cause more pain and strain on her. Well, we listened to our vet and now she's very overweight. We went to another vet and he said that was wro… more ›
My beagles are ok (not great) with getting their teeth brushed. It took 3 different types of toothpaste to find one they tolerated. BUT even after 2 months of regular(3 days/wk)brushing, the vet says their teeth and gums do not look good and they nee… more ›
Our German Shepherd, Niki, his hip dysplasia and requires hip replacement surgery. She will be 8 years old in September. Our vet says she is in the top 10 worse cases he has seen. We love our pets and take our responsiblity to care for them seriou… more ›
My about-15-year-old Chihuahua wakes up at night, hacking, like he wants to throw up, but doesn't. It sounds like he's choking but as far as I can tell, he isn't (his breathing is fine during the day and when he calms down). He always seems thirsty, … more ›
vet and me have tried everything-scent glands,oatmeal and shampoo bath,vitamins,hot spot solution,steriods,benedryl,etc.this has been on and off for months!i am so frustrated,really worried!!can someone PLEASE help.........
I have a tuxedo cat that has chronic problems with thick black ear wax/gunk. He's been to the vets many times. He does not have infections or mites so they think it may be allergies. I basically have to flush his ears out once a month forever. If… more ›
I have a neighbor who is at the least "blonde". She has been thru 2 large dogs (a chowchow which she ran over with her truck & a German Shepherd which I had to call animal control on because he was so skinny and has since been taken away) since … more ›
I just got a chihuahua a little over a week ago. His breeder/owners husband wanted to keep him outside because they just had another litter.:( . His front legs are just stubs.The wife gave him to me instead. He gets along fine. He is faster th… more ›
Kimball will be 7 years old in October. On May 8th 2008 he will be a 5 year cancer survivor. He had his front left leg removed and his vet gave him 6 months to a year of life. He has beat those odds and then some. He is a miracle pup and has LOTS and… more ›
I have to Chihuahua puppies, 16 weeks old. Bella, the black one has tiny white flakes on her coat all the time, and she is always scratching. Paco has started to scratch as well. They do not have fleas. They have not gotten into anything that we k… more ›
My 3 dogs and 5 cats are all sneezing constantly! They don't seem to have a cough. Two of my dogs sometimes go into this sneezing fit where they literally sneeze for 2 minutes straight. Is this because of changes in the weather?
I have a yorkie/chihuahua that is 14 years old. She developed a productive cough about 4 months ago. She typically coughs after rest (not after exercise) and the output is clear and watery. She is lively, eats well, and is tolerant of exercise. The v… more ›
Tank history: Tank is a 40 gallon breeder (long and wide, but not so tall). Set up for about 4 months. We had the fish in a smaller tank so we put in half the water from that tank along with the filter and gravel to keep the good bacteria (t… more ›
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Answer by Ches21
A: All you can do is to tell everyone not to buy it you shouldn't buy food with corn or wheat in it cause most animals are allergic to it and … more ›
Answer by Anonymous
A: Lipomas (fatty tumors) are typically benign. Lots of vets don't see the need to remove them unless they get really big or are in an area tha… more ›