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  1. My dog needs to lose some weight fast! Help!

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    Lizzie, my four-year-old Norfolk Terrier, who is in excellent health conditions, needs to lose a little weight in the next couple of days to a week. I study in the north of Spain and am traveling to the US for a month, for summer courses. Her usual weight is around 6,3kg (13.89lbs), but due to...
  2. Dog losing weight, constant diarrhea

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    Need suggestions. Background: My daughter has a terrier that was found stray several years ago. We don't know his age but suspect he is quite old now. He has always had chronic ear infections but they don't seem to hurt him. He is pretty much deaf now. He is on antibiotics for them quite...
  3. My dogs are thin and have cuts on them legs and swollen limb

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    I just arrived in Louisiana today to visit my mom for christmas. The first thing i did was go into the back yard to play with the dogs (my mom has 6 pits bulls). I was shocked to see that all of them are really skinny and they each have open sores/lesions on their legs and are really...
  4. Kennel Cough/Pneumonia (2 months)

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    Has anyone experienced kennel cough and pneumonia lasting more than 2 months? My poor dog has been in and out of hospitalization, this being his longest at 2 weeks. He's been on 5 different medications now, with his recent being administered via an IV catheter. There has been no improvement in...
  5. My Dog Needs a Doggy Fat Camp

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    I have some questions and most of them fit under health and some are related to helping him loose weight/keeping him fit so figured I'd make one post instead of several! I moved in with my boyfriend about a year and a half ago, but because of the living situation I couldn't bring my...
  6. Choosing the right dog food - need some help.

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    So I'm a cat person. Spent the last several months making sure I got my cat on the best diet possible - which turned out to be raw. My mother owns a very large Golden Retriever (little over 100lbs) and has him on purina, which in my opinion isn't all that great of a food. I'm not that well...
  7. Diet questions for my sick dog

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    Hi, The question is below. Here's a little context. I need to try and put weight on my dog fast. Long story, she's skinny and losing weight slowly and vet can't figure out what's going on after several tests (next stop internal specialist) Vet says at this point it falls under the rare...
  8. Help! Older pomeranian keeps losing weight :(

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    Hi, I joined this forum in hopes that someone can help me out. I adopted my male pomeranian (Sparky) almost ten years ago. The vet thought he was about four or five at the time, so we assume he's around fourteen or fifteen now. About two years ago he was diagnosed with an enlarged heart. Our vet...
  9. My Baby is getting so fat!

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    We have three dogs, two chihuahua mix breeds (Pancheto 2 1/2yrs & Tinker 3yrs) and a poodle mix (Lucky 1 1/2 yrs). Lucky and Tinker are very active and thin bodied, but Pancheto has gotten lazy and very fat. We recently put all three dogs on Iams Weight Control dry food but it does not seem...
  10. New Dog

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    This is my first post. Hello everyone! Sofie is our greyhound, Maggie is the Chiweenie rescued mutt we just adopted last week. We think Maggie is deaf. I'm taking her to the vet today. She's now 17 pounds, when originally rescued in April she was 27lbs! The rescue group has really worked at...
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