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My dog is suffering from abscessed lymph nodes is on Clavamox, Baytril, and Terramycin 
My dog is suffering from abscessed lymph nodes which manifested over a two week period. The submandibular lymph node area first became swollen and then …

Pitbulls Diet Change Resulted in Swollen Red Face and Bumps on Body 
My pitbull has a swollen face that has turned red. His eyes are nearly swollen shut and its spreading throughout his body where you can see the bumps through …

Dog Still Itching After Vet Prescribed Special Shampoo for Allergies 
My dog I took her to the vet, because she was scratching to much, maybe my dog has allergies. The doctor prescribed a special shampoo and she's still …

Rough Collie with Swollen Face from Allergic Reaction 
My friend also has a collie and her dog is having an allergic reaction. It's muzzle and neck are swollen and yet squishy. He does not seem to be itchy. …

Sheperd Mix Puppy with Flaking on Stomach - Now I'm Itchy 
My son and I played with a puppy that was being given away and I noticed a whitish/ yellowish flaking on his stomach. Within hours we were itching this …

Chocolate Lab with Bump that Oozes Puss 
My dog had a bump that felt like a wart tonight. I was petting him and it began to ooze puss so I squeezed it with q-tips, washed it with dog shampoo, …

Mixed Lab Shepherd that is Shedding Profusely 
Shedding profusely!!! Dry skin. Help!

English Staffy With Pimple Like Growth About 1 cm On Stomach 
my 2 year old English Staffy had a pimple like growth about 1 cm on her stomach... i have push it and also squeezed it a little ... it does not hurt or …

beagle 
Two weeks ago my dog developed a red raspberry looking growth on his chest, just around the nipple area. It doesn't hurt him when I touch it. It is now …

Labrador Retriever 
What medication will help with a lab chewing the hair off himself?

dog with mass 
Please can you help.... my 11 yr old papillion had a golf ball sized lump removed yesterday from his buttock area, the vets says there is a good chance …

dog ( labradore retriever) with cyst 
we had recently found a lump under our dogs arm ( near the arm pit) , and it is like a sac of fluid . could this be a cyst? Hi, You are right that …

Dog with possible facial abscess 
my dog recently developed a weird thing on her face its a little bigger than a quater but theres no skin and no hair its all pussed like it looks really …

1yo Pitbull Terrier with red skin spots 
I have a 1yo pitbull terrier. What can I do to stop her chewing her hind end? Have try bathing more often, have changed food, can you help? Thanks …

Dog biting back legs 
my dog is biting himself all over his back legs etc, we shaved him because we thought he had hot spots upon shaving him we realised he had dark blue spots …

Chiuahua allergies 
My male dog , wheezes like he is con congested it typically occurs when he sleeps on my down feather top bed so I discontinued this, and seemed to get …

Dog with nettle stings 
my white staffie was out in the sun yesterday on the park she also went into some nettles today she has come out in like little heat lumps so I'm not sure …

Dog with cut on chest 
My dog has a cut on his chest, it is not bleeding, it just looks like something may have poked him while running through the woods but it split the skin, …

How to trim dog's nail 
Nails are overgrown. Is it better to sedate and cut a lot of the nail, or cut a little at a time? Will the inside recede the more nail I cut? Hi Ken, …

FoxTerrier/Schauezer mix 
After yearly shots - dog gets "lumpy" area-which I use warm compresses...but after 2 weeks both areas are still very sore---he was very lethargic and had …

Dog with swollen paw after anesthesia 
I took my dog to the vet to have her teeth cleaned, 12 hours later I have noticed that she has a bruise and swollen paw. I guess it's where they injected …

Rottweiler with lymphoma  
My rottweiler has lymphoma. He has started to develop several lesions on the outside of his body which are wound like. He also has several lesions on his …

Bichion licking paw sore 
My Bichion has a soar paw and won't stop licking it. He has made it worse and he had the same problem last spring and had to have a steriod shot, the …

Dog loosing hair around tail and has litter red spots and scratches 
For some reason my dog's hair has started to fall off dramatically, it is to the point were he is left with bald spots. but this is only happening on his …

9 years old and he has recently had a large lump on his nose that has no fur on it, it is blackish gray in color 
My cat is about 9 years old and he has recently had a large lump on his nose that has no fur on it, it is blackish gray in color, and is quite large and …

Dog missed monthly Sentinel dose, should I give Sentinel again? 
Yesterday it came to my attention thamMy dog may not have gotten the dose of sentinnel he was supposed to take 8/8/07 but I can't be sure. Is it better …

Dog with possible mammary tumor 
Dear Dr. Chris: You answered a question for me regarding my 6 year old peke with leaking nipples. You said that the reason for this could be mammary tumor …