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  1. Dog Has A Weird Pimple Like Thing That Appeared On Her Snout Last Night Help!

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    can anyone please let me know what do you think it is?? She has a vets appoinment scheduled for next week but im really worried it could be something bad :( please help me
  2. Looking for advice and opinions!

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    Hi everyone! I'm looking to adopt a corgi puppy and have been doing a lot of research on breeders. I've been in contact with a few and they have all been very helpful. I believe I have narrowed my search down to two but am curious on others' thoughts on how to proceed. Breeder #1 I feel the...
  3. What is on my dogs foot??

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    So he got sap on his leg and I was checking around after I cleaned it and I cane across this weird growth looking thing. And I noticed when we walk he kicks that foot up a lot. He doesn’t chew or lick at it or anything. It looks like a scab or an extra paw pad, idk I don’t wanna pick at it. It...
  4. URGENT: Help! White spot on my dog's paw

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    Hi doggy lovers, My friend's dog just went outside on their balcony (wood floor) to pee, and he came back limping (his right front paw). After looking at it, my friend found out that he has a little white spot on his paw (finger) near his nail. I've attached 2 pictures below. He isn't crying...
  5. Why does my dog get like this randomly?

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    So I have a Chihuahua Terrier mix, and he’s a little over a year old. Very sporadically he will get extremely tired, very wobbly on his feet, shaky, and gets really jumpy. All of this sounds like the effects marijuana would have. And that’s what we thought it might have been the first time and...
  6. Sudden mystery limp

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    Hi, I have a boxer, she’s 8 years old and usually pretty healthy. Never had any trouble with limping etc. A few weeks ago I brought her in a hike and it was a tough enough walk anyway when I got home she started limping as soon as she got out of the car. I just thought she had sat on her foot...
  7. Dog has black rash? Help!

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    Hi! My two year old mix has a black rash where a diaper rash used to be. It got infected to the point of blistering, which required antibiotics to get rid of. It’s looking better now but the black rash is still there. Anyone know what this is and how best to deal with? thanks!
  8. Healthy and nutrious diet plan

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    Why should you prepare food for your pets? It’s simple. The pet food industry has let you down. You have depended on them to provide wholesome nutrition to keep your pets healthy. They advertise ingredients as holistic, natural, and human grade; in reality, ingredients are often waste products...
  9. Growth on my Dog

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    I have a Bird Dog Cross with not sure. She is 17 years old (in people years). She had a growth come up on her side. Has anyone seen this type growth before and if so can I treat it at home?
  10. Funny lumps on paws

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    I noticed these funny lumps on my dogs paws the other day. He has them on both the front paws, but not the back ones. He isn't limping and he doesn't seem too agitated by them, but they do seem to be getting worse. The vet said they look like ingrown hairs and to do an epsom salt soak. We will...
  11. Bump appeared above dog's eye

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    Hi, I woke up yesterday and found a small red bump above my dog's eye. It doesn't seem to bother him at all or when I touch it, and it's not hard like there's something inside. The area seems to also have lost some hair. He couldn't have gotten bit by a tick or anything. I was told that my...
  12. Itchy and red area on my dog's neck?

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    So, for the past few weeks, my dog has been itching her neck really often. I checked her neck when she first started doing it and it seemed redder then normal. When I showed my mom she didn't see anything so it went nowhere. As time has gone by I stop my dog from itching her neck when I catch...
  13. Dog Grooming Market Research

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    *CALLING ALL DOG OWNERS! Chance to win £50 Pets At Home voucher - 3 minute market research survey into your dog grooming habits* Please take no more than 3 minutes to help us understand your dog grooming habits! Results will be anonymous and used to help frame market research into the dog...
  14. My Dog Has Weird Spots On Her Legs?

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    About a year and a half ago, I noticed these spots on my pitbull's legs. They don't hurt her, but I know those are hair follicles. I've asked the vet multiple times and she has not given me a direct answer. I don't think they're life threatening, but they keep popping up all the time, and...
  15. Is it a scab or a tick bite?

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    Hello, I just found this on my dogs head and I don´t know if it´s just a scab or a tick bite.Any help is appreciated,thank you in advance!!! Sincerely Elizabeth
  16. How do I help a mourning, obese dog get better?

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    I know the title sounds crazy, but the whole situation is such a mess I don't even know where to start, so I'll try to be as clear as possible... A relative recently passed away and in their will they left their house and dog to their son. However, the son did not want the dog and asked us to...
  17. What Kind of Diseases it is!!!

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    I'm a university student. I saw that dog several times on street around my house. sometimes here or there.and today I took some snap of that red things. I don't know what the hell is that.But I really feel bad when I saw that dog was running with that little thing. for me, it's difficult to...
  18. Growth On Bottom of Dog's Paw

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    Hello, I recently noticed that on the bottom of my sister's dog's paw, he has some type of growth or callous on one of his pads. At first I thought it was a callous, but then i researched and figured it could possibly be what is called a Corn. I'm worried and I am wondering if anyone here knew...
  19. To fix a dog or not to? If so, when to?

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    Hello guys, So I know this topic can get heated, but I will ask the members of this community their thoughts on this as I'm wondering what I'll do with my next dog. I am not sure whether, when I get my next dog, if I will want to keep it intact for life, fix the dog later in life, or fix the...
  20. Zika Virus

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    I am very concerned about the prospect of my dear dog contracting the Zika Virus, both because of his health, but also possible transmission of the virus to me and others in our household. I have read that dogs are much more likely to be bitten by mosquitos, and I can see that when walking...