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  1. Husky laryngeal paralysis

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    Hi guys...I have 6 years old female Siberian Husky who is suffering from severe case of laryngeal paralysis. I know that one of solutions is to surgerly remove one side of larynx but that opens high chance of developing aspiration pneumonia, also none of local vets wants to do that surgery...
  2. Dog whining after TPLO surgery

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    My 6.5 year old pit/lab mix Scout had her second TPLO surgery a day and a half ago (first one was 3 years ago). Since we have returned from the vet she has whined for hours a day. It has been 36 hours and the whining/crying has not subsided much. The internet seems to think her crying is...
  3. 10 month old Chihuahua Dachshund mix got spayed 3 days ago and is acting all aggressive.

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    I got my female chiweenie mix dog spayed Monday (12/16/19) and now she growls at everyone. She's shaking and she wouldn't eat that much or drink. She is on previcox 57 mg 1 tab daily for pain. I don't know what to do since everyone is telling it is a normal reaction after surgery but I can't...
  4. Surgery advice for broken Pelvis

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    Hi, Our dog fell from a cliff and broke her pelvic bone. She is 2 year old Golden Doodle. Xray show breakage at three location. Vet at the hospital gave two options, do the surgery and long recover or do the bed rest for 3-4 week with hope of full recovery. We wanted to get opinion from others...
  5. Inflatable Dog Recovery Collar for After Surgery or Injury

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    Hello Everyone! Have any of you used this inflatable donut collar post surgery? What do you think of it? https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07L8XLXVC Thank you in advance for your input! https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07L8XLXVC
  6. Tips for helping my dog recover from ACL Surgery

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    Hello Everyone and thanks for reading. My dog Dexter is going in for ACL Surgery next week and I am looking for tips from others that have gone through this rehab process before. I do have the printouts from the vet that outlines the rehab process so we have a good idea of what to expect but...
  7. 8 yr old dog needs TPLO surgery - need advice

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    Hi everyone. My husband & I have a big decision to make about our 8 year old Golden Retriever, Maya. If you're on this forum, I'm guessing you love dogs as much as I do, and I'd value your input. Maya ruptured the CCL (cranial cruciate ligament) in her hind leg 3 weeks ago. We finally got...
  8. My dog has ACL tear. Vet is recommending surgery. PLEASE HELP!!

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    Hello Everyone, Sorry for the incredibly long post. My dog is 12 year old Chihuahua mix. He is about 8 pounds, a little overweight. Yesterday I noticed he was not putting weight on his right hind leg. Today when I took him to the vet, they took X-rays and decided his ACL was torn. She said the...
  9. Dog did a small jump 3 weeks after TPLO surgery

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    I am not certain if this is an emergency situation. My 4 y/o frug (french bull x pug) had TPLO on July 25/18. We have been babying him, perhaps even more than most, since his surgery - confined area, no playing, running, jumping, incline, stairs. We have been following our surgeon's...
  10. Muscle Spasms post surgery

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    Hi, My 2 years old black lab Daisy was spayed on Tuesday. She returned from the vet and appeared ok. She ate a small meal later that day and, although quiet, did not give us any particular cause for concern, although she was finding it hard to control her pee. The next day she also seemed quiet...
  11. Puppy won't lay down after spaying

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    Hello, My 7 month old puppy got spayed yesterday. She had a bit of complications and required them to go back in an add another stitch. She's eating and drinking normal, and seems to be in higher spirits but she refuses to lay down. She's taking pain medication but only every 12 hours. She...
  12. Dachshund undgergoing spinal surgery. Feeling helpless

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    Our boy, Jackson, herniated or slipped a disc last night getting on our bed. (our bed is on the floor, not even a frame). His back legs became paralyzed and he was screaming in anguish. We rushed him to a 24 hour vet where they whisked him away and administered pain meds. My husband and I held...
  13. Neuter incision healing normally???

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    Thsi is my first dog. just not sure what's normal, but my gut is telling me this isnt? i'm a total novice, so just wanted some other opinions before I take any big action... disclaimer - hard to get a good picture. the incision isn't actually this close to the scrotum but the way my dog was...
  14. Dogs hackles rising in pain?? Really need advice

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    Backstory, Today is Saturday my dog got spayed on Wed. She is a female lab/vizsla mix about 55 pounds. She is approx 3/4 yrs. Give or take 2 or so yrs. She was a rescue this past Aug and she has had multiple litters. Never had any aggression problems whatsoever. If she is scared or excited her...
  15. Post-Surgical Aggressiveness

    Dog Training and Behavior
    Ok, here is the story of my sweet dog Stella (Basenji/Rotweiler/Corgi). Stella came to us by way of being abandoned in a crackhouse in Brooklyn. She was six months old and pregnant, and was discovered near-death by the landlord three weeks after the crackheads were evicted. Certain triggers...
  16. The dog of my friend have cancer

    Dog Training and Behavior
    Hello everyone, I work in a non-profit organization that help animals that are in need. We use all the earnings to provide food and veterinary assistance. At the moment we need help with a dog (Toby) that have a cancer. If anyone is interested in helping this little pet with any donation we...
  17. The dog of my friend have cancer

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    Hello everyone, I work in a non-profit organization that help animals that are in need. We use all the earnings to provide food and veterinary assistance. At the moment we need help with a dog (Toby) that have a cancer. If anyone is interested in helping this little pet with any donation we...
  18. My beagle has hyperparathyroidism

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    Hey everyone! I am new to this forum and came here because I am desperate and don't know what to do. My 13-ish year old beagle Rooster has recently been diagnosed with hyperparathyroidism, a rare disease that causes the parathyroid gland to become hyperactive, causing large amounts of calcium to...
  19. Is our veterinary surgeon ripping us off?

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    Background: Earlier this year, our 10 year old beagle developed a growth on his eyelid. A bright pink cauliflower-style growth that would get bigger, break off in small pieces and regenerate every couple of weeks. He didn't appear to be in any pain or distress, but obviously we were concerned...
  20. Carpal arthrodesis (fusion surgery). HELP!

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    I posted a thread recently about my Newfie with carpal laxity. Carpal laxity usually occurs in large breed puppies and usually clears up with proper diet and exercise. I did everything the vet said, but my dogs' problem did not go away. We went back to the specialist today who said he would need...
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