Skin allergies in yorkies

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Avatar n tn Skin lesions can really be anything such as infections, skin allergies, parasites to benign or metastatic neoplasms. There are many possibilities.
Avatar n tn We thought it was due to allergies - mainly grass - but the vet said that dogs did not have allergies and booked him in to have a camera up his nose - this was after he gave us tablets for everything going. The camera showed an infection and the nose was rinsed through, anti biotics given etc. Cost the insurance company a lot but fair do's, the problem eased. He still had his sneezing fits but thankfully no bleeding nose.
Avatar f tn Reglan (metoclopromadine) is a very cheap medication, unfortunately, it is also metabolized in the kidneys, so a too high dose results in toxic levels in the blood. My husband and I discovered that completely bypassing the GI tract by using reglan injections worked much better in the end. Chica didn't get the extra pyramidal side effects (extreme restlessness, shaking and trembling) from the reglan injections that she got from the oral meds.
685623 tn?1283485207 Again, depending on the breed, an incision is made all the way around the tail at a joint in the tail vertebrae and the tail is sliced off. Skin sutures are placed to help aid in healing. Done correctly, the process is relatively safe since no drugs are used. Also, some breeds have their dewclaws removed at this time as well. Tail docks are commonly done in Cockers, Rottweilers, Min Pins, and Yorkies.
1360237 tn?1351819781 Forgot to tell u : if my dogs r having vomiting , I add pedialyte to their water to prevent dehydration. Also , if they r having diarrhea , vomiting , the vet told me to give them boiled chicken ( no seasoning ) , and mix it in w/ white rice - instead of their dog food for a few days . Also , when one of my dogs had to have a few teeth pulled ( he is 10 years old ) I added chicken broth to his regular food to soften it & he loved it !
129422 tn?1222703189 Corn can cause some very real medical issues in dogs, but usually along the line of allergies. It doesn't have much nutritional value for the dog either. Next time you're in the pet store or grocery store, do a little label reading (bring your reading glasses - lots of tiny print!) and notice that the cheaper foods are composed mainly of grains. Anything that says "by product" is off my dog's menu.
612551 tn?1450025775 It is not one of the no grain varieties, but he doesn't seem to be suffering from any skin allergies. I'll add canned food later, I'll take him out again after dinner, that will be in another hour or so and after dark... let's hope he does a big job. He's starting to bark a little, much sooner than our rescue Westie Wilson. I think it took him at least 6 months before he felt confident enough to bark..
Avatar n tn I am a 41 year old female with a 2 year old, in good health other than being about 10 pounds overweight. Two months ago I began experiencing shortness of breath. I yawn constantly in an attempt to get air. The doctor thought asthma, especially given my family history of lung problems, so though my lungs sounded clear I tried advair/albuterol. No change in condition. I had a ct scan to check for a pulmonary embolism and everything looked good.
Avatar f tn You may have to learn how to give sub-q (just under the skin) injections to supplement hydration. 5. Once a dog is actually in end-stage kidney failure, it's more important to get him to eat anything - even if it's on the No list - rather than nothing. The calcium in the Tums will help a great deal to keep nausea and vomiting down in addition to saving what kidney function remains. Avoid organ meats as they're very high in phosphorus.