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  • Cyst on Dog's Mouth

    My dog Nick had a small growth on his lip. It has now grown very large in size. The other day, he scratched it and it bled some. I was wondering if this type of growth is something that I can poke with a sterilized needle and drain or is it something that needs to be surgically removed? I had the vet take a look and they said they would need to put him under anesthesia, get a biopsy and then after looking at it they can tell me what it is. Then after that, they would have to put under anesthesia....

  • 8 days ago

    dry flakes - cant stop scratching - white flakes like dandruff

    my little doggie has been scratching and scratching and I noticed she has now dry flaky skin almost like an extreme case of human dandruff - with white coloured flakes coming off my sofa if he has just been sitting there I feel sorry for him and not sure what to wash him with- what could be the problem - do dogs have allergies?
  • 9 days ago

    News: Is It OK to Let Your Dog Sleep in Your Bed?

    I confess that I let my dog sleep in the bed at night...but according to a new study from the Mayo Clinic: "Your sleep may be more compromised if your dog is in your bed, though this is not the case if Fido is simply in your bedroom." You can learn more here: Does your dog sleep in your bed with you? And if so, is this research enough to send him (or her) packing?
  • 11 days ago

    Parvo survival rate

    We just got a 12 week old puppy from a rescue/rehab shelter. She has Parvo, and now has round worms. Been at the vet hospital, but what is the survival rate for a dog with Parvo and round worms?
  • 11 days ago

    Bullmastiff mommy worried about her boy

    Hello, I have a 9 yr old mastiff with a little pit mixed in him and he is extremely ill. He has lost approximately 50 pds in about a month and a half, does not have his normal appetite for food (which is extremely unusual), exessive drooling (which he has never done, scoots his bottom on the floor and is just lethargic and not himself. We have an appointment with the vet tomorrow but I have been doing g some research and this can be very difficult to diagnose. He is my baby and I'm extremely....
  • 14 days ago

    My dog is afraid of going outside

    So a couple of weeks after the 4th of July, some idiot decided to blow up some of those professional grade aerial fireworks right next door to my house (so the noise was deafening)...well, when they were doing this, my dog was on his nightly walk -- since then my dog is PETRIFIED to go out in front of our house, like scrambling to get back to the door with all his puppy strength - which makes it near impossible to get him to go potty. Please help, my boyfriend is convinced he needs prescription medication....
  • 24 days ago

    New pet owner

    I am a new pet owner. Been trying to get one for quite some time now but my ex bf is allergic to so many type of animals so I couldn't just get one for myself since we were living together. Right now, I am free as bird and got myself a Lab named Duke and a horse named Christine. I have been looking into methods to keep them healthy and taking care of them like family. While checking online and looking for options, I stumbled on a website about through the skin infusion thingy. It is said to improve....

  • 1 month ago

    Red lump under dogs armpit

    Hello. I just got home today and was saying hello to my 6 year old pooch. When she suddenly yelped when I touched under her armpit. I looked and (I think) her gland looked very swollen and red in color. It's possible she was picking at it also. It hang down a little like extended skins. I'm very worried this something very serious. She's not lethargic at all, very healthy weight, eating normal, bowels normal, and seems in good spirits. Any advice for now would be wonderful. I would add....
  • 1 month ago

    Dog tremors and twitching

    My 13 year old Australian Shepherd started having tremors and twitching in the morning. Always in the morning when laying on my bed after sleeping all night. They come in waves and are different degrees. Sometimes just hind legs. Sometimes while body. Sometimes her head jerks. She is awake always and glassy eyed. She also drools a little bit and opens and closes her mouth a lot. She isn't very responsive to me or treats when this is happening but she is conscious. They can last 2 minutes or 15....
  • 1 month ago

    Which dog breed is right for your lifestyle?

    If you're a Game of Thrones fan, you probably know that the show's direwolves bare a striking resemblance to Huskies. This has spurred many of the show's fans to go out and buy Huskies without properly researching the time and effort it takes to raise a dog. And unfortunately, it has been reported that many of these Huskies have ended up in shelters. Long-time animal lover, humanitarian, and Game of Thrones actor Peter Dinklage recently teamed up with PETA to address these issues and....