Animals FAQ

12 Years Old Beagle/terrier Is Acting Oddly. She Walks Stiffly (up/down...
It sounds like your pup needs to take a trip to the vet. She could be suffering from a communal ailment which could be causing the stiffness. Maybe check into some physical therapy or a glucosamine supplement that you could give...

12 Yr Old Dog W/ Nasal Discharge, Cough, What To Do?
My German shepherd/chow mix diagnosed w/ allergies after seeing 3 vets. Prescribed benadryl, Robitussin DM, and nasal drops. Cough worsened in last 2 weeks, green/yellow/white nasal discharge, to the rear sneeze. Returning to vet next week because of nasal congestion and cough. He eats,...

12 Yr Old Lab-mixed Has Low Red Blood Count. Will Not Eat And I've...
First you have to get him to stop vomiting, do you want to eat when your nauscious? When my lab get a hold of a ciggarette lighter, which he broke and swallowed the fluid, I was a nervous wreck. I...

12yr Old Pomeranian, Wheezes BADLY When Breathing. Any Home Care Advice?...
12yr old Pomeranian The wheezing in dogs can be due to narrowing of the air alley due to allergy to pollen, dust, chemicals used for floor cleaning and insect bite. Other reasons can be asthma and viral infection. It is better to visit...

13 Year Old Boston Terrier Is Frequently Urinating, What Could It...
If your dog is drinking a lot it could possibly be diabetic or it could be a urine tract infection, or incontinence does he do it will sleeping if so it very possibly be incontinence, Give your vet a call and bring checked probably can...

13 Year Old Cat Swollen Stomach,What To Do?
Your cat needs to be examined by a veterinarian. Fluid distention is a common cause of sudden swelling of the stomach. This can be due to a serious and life span threatening problem. Your cat needs a thorough examination, abdominal fluid tap, possible ultrasound and blood work. My cat...

13 Year Old Yorkie, Panting, Lethargy, Pacing. Is Eating, Drinking,...
Did you dog get hurt recently? It's possible that the symptoms are a cause of stress, so I would suggest that you monitor him over the subsequent 24 hours to see if he gets any worse. I would also suggest, since his stomach...

14 Year Female Cat Won't Eat Lost Weight ,l?
Your cat is losing weight because she is not eating and loss of appetite is general signs of virus in cats and dogs. These animals stop eating when become sick. Almost all diseases and conditions can wreak loss of appetite. Following are major diseases that cause...

14 Year Old Cat Is Defecating Outside Of Litter Box. We Added Additional...
He has been to the vet everything checked out ok. His eyesight seems fine. He will walk right next to box or at times away from box. Stools also change from normal to runny. Help! He is running our carpet. He...

14 Year Old Cat Seems To Have Aged Quickly, Can You Help?
If you see a sudden dramatic change in your cats routine, like drinking habits, lack of grooming, or sleeping more often, next this could be a warning sign that something is going on. She should be seen by her veterinarian soon.

14 Year Old Cat Throwing Up Clear Liquids, Can You Help?
It is very common complain of cat owner that their cat is throwing clear fluid. Occasional episodes of watery vomiting is not a situation of great concern but if frequent episodes are present along with some other signs of illness then it is medical...

14 Year Old Dog,contained by Heat, Won't Eat, Can You Help?
Sounds like it's just love sick right now. Gee, even relatives get like that. I wouldn't worry too much. This too shall pass

14 Yr Old Neutered Cat - Blood In Urine, Has Had Three Rounds Of Antibiotics;...
He isn't good at the vet and would have to be put under for xray and I don't want him put beneath. What else can be done. I had a cat like that once, he had to hold...

15 Week Old Kitten, vomiting as soon as she eat, constipated.What's...
My 15 week old kitten has not been competent to keep her food down for the past two days. We took her to the vet this morning, who said it might be a hairball or something else got lodged within her gut. We...

15 Year Old Cat Losing Weight, Eats Little, What Is Wrong?
Eye's bright ,haws not showing -- in and outdoor hunter . What is wrong? Many possibilities. If you are concerned enough then I'd seize her to a vet to find out. Could be hyperthyroid, cancer, a bad tooth, diabetes. If you have had...

16 Year Old Dog Cannot Open Or Close Jaw, It Is Frozen, He Cannot...
Ever heard of lock-jaw? Get that dog to a vet! NOW!

16 Year Old Male Neutered Cat Was Treated For Hyperthyroidism 5 Years...
The treatment for hyperthyroidism is surgical removal of the thyroid gland/nodule, radioactive iodine, or daily medication. If your cat had either surgery or the iodine treatment afterwards the thyroid gland is not the problem. If your cat was treated medically 5 years ago and...

16 Years Old Daschund Male With Renal Failure. Has Shivering Even...
Most animals will shiver when in pain, so its quite possible your dog is within pain. You can talk to your local vet about giving the dog throbbing medication to help manage this pain and see if this help improve it's quality of...

16 Yr Old Canine Mix Breed Just Started Coughing, He Does This A Couple...
Coughing is often the first sign of heart failure. Given your dog's age this is possible. There are other causes of coughing close to upper respiratory infection, heartworm disease, pneumonia, bronchitis, and neoplasia. This dog needs to be examined by a veterinarian. They will...

16mth Old Mini-doxie Throwing Up Randomly Past 2 Weeks. She's About...
For the past 2 weeks my 16mth old mini-doxie has be throwing up. About 2 episodes each week. 3 out of 4 times she has been playing/running w/a globe & then starts coughing/heaving & throws up chunks. 1 time she went out to...