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a problem with the skin of my cat

My cat had a fight with another cat about a month ago while he was in the street. About a week ago the wound seems to close, but later on, this appeared at the site of the wound. It has been about 3 ...
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Corn snake died after feeding it a dead pinky [duplicate]

I fed my snake a warm dead pinkie last night he was fine he took the pinkie right away and ate it went back into to his hide in the heated side of tank (mat heater) woke up this morning he was
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What flooring material is best for cleaning off cat pee?

I have two healthy 6yo cats, a spayed/neutered sister and brother. One litter box is in a large master bathroom. The other is in the shower area of a small bathroom. The cats have no trouble getting ...
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Acid reflux (GERD) in a dog with chronic kidney disease

My 12.5 yo Labrador retriever has chronic kidney disease (early stage 3, non-proteinuric) and as a result, or possibly coincidentally, has what is probably acid reflux. He groans when he lays down, ...
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What is wrong with my dog’s butthole

So I just noticed tonight that she won’t lift her tail at all and it keeping it tucked close to her at all times. Wont even wag her tail which is very unlike her. She won’t let me touch it and won’t ...
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Balcony time causing tension

My cat, adopted about 9 months ago has started to get bored with my apartment, so I have been spending time sitting with him on the balcony for my smoke breaks while working from home or in the ...
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why my puppy pee and poo inside only when he is home with my partner

my puppy 14 weeks house trained never have a accident when I am home. but when I leave to work few days for week he is alone with my husband and he pee and poo inside the house.
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My cat is having a hard time breathing after giving birth. She is breathing though her mouth. What can I do? [closed]

She gave birth to a litter of 4. This is her first time, she is a year old.
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Should I be worried about this patch under my dog’s chin?

As my dog was lying next to me, I noticed a small patch that appears to be bald and possibly raw right under her mouth. It’s a couple centimeters across and a little bit red. Any idea what this is and ...
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Cat runs from food but then eats when I put him in front of it

My cat will eagerly brush up against me and meow when it's about time for breakfast or dinner. I will tell him "food time" (the magic words) and we both go into the kitchen. I'll prepare his ...
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I'm worried about moving my cat when he's lying on top of me

My cat is an eleven-year-old rescue. I found him as a tiny, starving kitten. I've moved many times with him, including between continents. The older he gets, the more affectionate he gets, which I ...
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7 month old kitten and adopted 5 month old won't stop nursing - help?

Hi and thanks in advance for any input. I've read the other threads with similar issues and helpful comments. We kept the runt of the litter and got a companion for him and his mother. Buddy is now ...
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Algae will not go away!!!! And snails, too!

Images, regional, and general info: Image 1: Strands of dark-green algae are attached to the bottom and floating in the air; algae all over the plants. Image 2: Over-rich substrate? When I hold the ...
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Chronic illness meds and trust

I found a sick female orange tabby kitten 4 months ago. One eye was completely covered with the 3rd eyelid, upper respiratory issues and a high fever. She ended up hospitalized but everything came ...
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Bovine colostrum for infant puppy

Through strange circumstances I have come upon an abandoned infant puppy. Eyes still closed. Commercial dog milk / powder is not an option here. So I'll be giving it a mix of : Cow milk + water + egg ...
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New kitten lunges at older cat

We adopted a 1ish year old stray cat. We already had a 10 year old cat. We did a slow introduction and all seemed to be going well. Most of the day they retreat to different rooms, occasionally they’...
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Molly fish still has popeye after numerous water changes and medication

I have some black mollies that developed popeye. I noticed a subtle white area toward the back of their body (that doesn't look like fungus or ich), and there's possible inflammation of their gills. ...
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Cat adjustment period when starting Zonisamide

I recently started my cat, Claude, on Zonisamide for epilepsy, and I'm curious about your experiences. How long did it take for your cats to adjust to taking Zonisamide, and did you notice any ...
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Looking for gps tracker for my dog

Looking for the gps tracker for my dog. Must be waterproof and should have the notification feature that alerts when my dog leaves or enters the home. Also would be good if it has a feature that ...
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Rescued 7 pounder at puppy stage very receptive to people, now barks, growls and sometimes will bite

We rescued a Pomeranian Schnauzer mix as a puppy and was 7 oz. We took him to our office to keep an eye on him with another one of our younger dogs. We kept these two at the office and our other two ...
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My female 1 year old cat won't stop meowing at night [duplicate]

My female cat, Apollo, is a little over a year old, and at night she meows a lot. Some high-pitched and some lower-pitched. Sometimes she stares at the corner of my room and sometimes she meows while ...
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How much monthly costs can I expect if I get a kitten or two?

I'm located in London and thinking to get a kitten (or two). (Assuming my landlord does not object.) I have about 150 GBP per month budget. Is this sufficient for a British-short-hair? Is this ...
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How to properly lower PH while cycling a tank?

So I am a one time betta owner and while I fell like I did alright with my last Betta (his name was Columbus and he lived a happy three years with me) I really want my next fish to have a wonderful ...
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Can warmer winters yield more infestations of fleas (and of other insects)?

Can warmer winters yield more infestations of fleas (and other insects)? In 2023, while the North Hemisphere has been experimenting heat domes, South America has been experimenting a particularly warm ...
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How can I get my cat used to smaller portions?

My cat has started to become a bit old(9 years old) and as a result he is less willing to play and prefers to lounge around or cuddle. The problem here is that he wants to eat the same amount as he ...
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How do I stop my cat inappropriately urinating and the other litter box guarding?

I adopted two kittens three months ago, they've since become a bonded pair.They were both using the litter boxes with no issue. After the first month my more timid cat began inappropriately urinating ...
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Why would you treat a cat with a ball of ingested fur with Cola and xray contrast liquid?

I am referring to this (peer-reviewed) publication from Wilson et al. (2023) where the authors claimed to have used a mixture of 55 mL of Coca-Cola and 5 mL of iohexol for the treatment of a small ...
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Is it okay to walk my cats?

I have two cats, and both are about three years old. They've been locked inside the house since day 1. Last night, I accidentally left the window (1st floor) open, and these bad boys found a way out ...
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Cat refuses to walk on carpet?

A few days ago, our cat has started to avoid walking on the carpet. Our living room is carpeted and has been the whole time we have been in the property and had the cat. As of a few days ago he had no ...
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Why does my goldfish have red under their chin, like a graze?

I've been lumped with caring for the office goldfish tank. Trying to do my best, I've cared for tropicals before. One of the goldfish in the tank, my favourite, has recently started developing a ...
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why does my dog go crazy when i scratch the bed while she's scratching it?

So my dog (an 11yo female yorkie) sleeps in my bed with me and sometimes she'll go on a scratching spree, scratching the bed. I guess this can sometimes be territorial or her just trying to make her ...
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My dog ditches my husband while walking, if he knows I'm at home

Every time my husband takes the dog on the trail off leash, he turns around and comes back,if he knows I am home. If I am gone, he walks off leash just fine, and doesn't run home. My husband can be ...
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My Kitten has 3 wound

My kitten has 3 wounds 2 under his belly and one between his thigh and belly am not sure how it caused it. I don't think anyone bit it as it is always home I do have another kitten almost same age ...
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Need to find which Microchip Company my dogs microchip came from

I purchased a puppy from a lady in my state who had him imported from Hungary. He is microchipped but no one can tell which company it's from so we can get him in our name. Previous owner did not do ...
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How to help my cat loose weight [duplicate]

My 5 year old female cat (Circus) is very overweight. Bloodwork is fine - vet says she just likes food and is getting less exercise as she gets bigger. She is indoor/outdoor but doesn't leave the yard....
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My dog's teeth are really bad, what can I do about them?

I have a 14-year-old Maltese who has really bad teeth. Most of them have fallen apart and she has very few left. I love my puppy; she is like family. My question is what do I do to help the situation ...
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Rabbit digging and eating from litter box

I have a spayed female rabbit that was accustomed to living on her own but was in a shelter for 6 months. When I got her, I put her in a three-room cage (big room, hide, litter and eating) previously ...
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The right size for dog’s air travel crate?

I checked three famous brands: Skudo, Flamingo, and Petmood. The crate size that I think is the closest to my dog sizes is 7 or xxl. But when it comes to height that size doesn’t seem sufficient, in ...
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Difficult introduction: 5mo male kitten an 14mo female cat don't get along?

Been introducing for 7+ weeks now. We have so far made slow but steady progress. The two cats eat side by side, and can sleep and play in the same room, although the cat reacts negatively to the ...
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What is going on with my dog

Details about dog: •Female •Rottweiler Mix •5 years old History: Has never had anything like anxiety, has only lived in one place, was raised by my aunt (so not abuse or history of abuse), no changes ...
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Cat fell off 4th story balcony

So the day before yesterday at around 8 am my cat fell off the balcony. He got a piece of the third floor's balcony on his way down but wasn't able to catch himself. He had a bit of blood out his nose ...
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I accidentally elbowed my dog in the mouth

I was putting my dog's frozen treat in freezer and my dog was following me. The freezer was the swing door type under the fridge. So I thought the close was closing on me but instead I elbowed my dog ...
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What should I do with a dead kitten?

My cat gave birth to 5 kittens. Everything was fine and they were all feeding until today when my mom noticed one of the kittens (pretty sure it was the runt) not moving or breathing. We also noticed ...
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Why the infection on my cat's neck is turning black when medicine is sprayed?

My cat (5 months old) had certain infection near his neck area and suddenly he became very ill and wasn't eating anything at all. He was losing weight and his ribs were becoming visible. I contacted a ...
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What is causing this sickness in my dog and how should it be treated?

The Shih Tzu x Maltese Mix is 2.5 years old. Male, not neutered, usually very high energy. Day 0: exhibited some tiredness and chewing of paw - was presumed by vet to be grass seed stuck in the paw ...
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A cat with a broken leg: What will happen if it is not surgically treated? [duplicate]

My 11-month-old cat has a broken pelvis and tibia in her back paw (see photo). According to the information I received, the pelvic bone may heal on its own, but the leg bone will most likely require ...
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My indian flapshell turtle has developed blisters like appearrance on its shell..its squishy to touch..its been one week .its activity seems normal

My resuced indain flapshell turtle has developed burnt like blisters apperance on its shell we used to keep it inside the well..its activity,apetite seems normal as before..i used to remove it from ...
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My rat is having an issue

So the reason I haven't taken him to a vet till now is that I doubt the local vet is trained for rats. I don't know what is the age of this rat. Since past about two months it is banking on the left ...
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How do I get a minilop rabbit accustomed to drinking from a drinking bottle

I just bought a minilop rabbit last week. She is 8 weeks old and this is my first time getting a rabbit, so I have basically no knowledge of looking after rabbits apart from what I know from research ...
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What is this bump on my cats paw

I only just found this now, it’s on the back of her left hind paw. She doesn’t like her paws being touched regardless, but it doesn’t look like it’s hurting her. She’s an indoor cat, but I let her out ...
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