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My female bearded dragon has a skinless part on her head

My female bearded dragon has a skinless spot on her head, I was just wondering if it was normal. Thanks
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Can dog paws grow excessive skin mass from walking on rough surfaces?

I understand this thing is best presented to a veterinarian but as usual my dog (chocolate labrador, 6 years old) develops issues when it's weekend over here and his veterinarian isn't available. I ...
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Is a cat likely to be traumatized if it is physically forced to take medicine?

My cat was prescribed some ointment drops for yeast infections in both ears. But, when I try to give him his medicine, he yowls pitifully, fights me tooth and claw, and runs away. Clearly he doesn’t ...
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Salt lamps and salt poisoning in cats

I know that salt lamps are made of salt rock, and I know that most animals are evolved to crave for salt, because of its rarity in nature. For example, hamsters like to lick human fingers for the salt ...
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What to do with my indoor-outdoor cat when we are not home?

We have a male cat, aged 1 year and 6 months roughly. He is not a complete indoor cat. He can go in and out of our house as his will. He usually spends half his time indoors and half outdoors. The ...
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Dog hiding under bed until about 2am every night

Leading on from my previous post where I had a puppy who is not keen on sleeping in her crate 15 month old moodle crate regression I gave up. The crate is no more. She has free reign of the house and ...
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How to help my cat with severe anxiety that I may have caused?

I need help. I got a kitten long three years ago and raised her. It was not a good time in life and I had never raised a kitten. I'm not sure if it was considered abuse or not, but I considered how I ...
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Huge lump on my dog [closed]

My dog is a female 6 months old labrador....she was doing good eating playing and everything is fine...she normally has a cony and pointy head with normal protruding occiput relative to head size but ...
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Home remedy for suspected fever in cat

My cat’s head is warmer than usual. Nose and paw pads are hot pink, it has been this way for 4 hours. Breathing is faster than normal, occasionally she breathes very fast just like after playtime but ...
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My, successfully for 6 months, human toilet trained cat has started urinating on a sofa? [duplicate]

I have an almost 2 year old spayed female feline, sole pet. For the first year of her life she was litter box trained, never had issues urinating or defecating anywhere else. This past year I ...
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Is it safer to put my dog in the front with the seatbelt and airbag detectors vs the hatchback?

I know front-passenger seats know when there's something on them, and even have indicator lights for this. I also know the forces at which they must deploy, and the design of the seatbelt harnesses ...
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Is it ear mites or just dirty ears?

My kitten sometimes has blackish-brown wax in her ears that I clean out with a ball of cotton. I've read cats get coffee-grounds-looking ear wax when they have ear mites but she doesn't show any sign ...
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Dull spots on Bearded Dragon [closed]

I've only had my bearded dragon for a year and he has many dull spots. I've done research and it says he might be dying. I don't know if someone might have pulled his shedding off but he hasn't ...
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What are some Household foods to mix with medicine?

Trying to give some feral cats dewormer medication, and need something that a feral cat will love to eat. One cat liked yogurt, but not so much another one. Anything that all cats adore and is cheap ...
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Likelihood of cerebellar hypoplasia in kittens

I recently adopted a female cat who had been a stray. After a few weeks, I noticed signs of pregnancy and have confirmed that the cat is pregnant with 6 kittens. ~2 weeks into gestation before the ...
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Is it acceptable to keep an aquarium in a garage?

I was wondering if it is possible to keep an aquarium for tropical fish inside a garage in the UK? The garage is made of brick but does not have any insulation and therefore gets quite cold in the ...
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Why does my cat only meow while carrying his toy bunny?

My cat (2 year old orange male tabby) basically only makes 3 noises. 1. Purring 2. Chattering at bugs/lasers/moving light reflections and 3. Meowing exclusively when carrying around/being-near-after-...
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What is this white foamy structure in my aquarium?

My aquarium (180 l) is inhabited by two Mikrogeophagus ramirezi, several Corydoras julii and some uninvited ranshorn snails. Today three of these structures appeared. They are white, around 1 cm wide ...
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Introducing my cat and dog [closed]

I just got a dog (a mix but looks like a wiry terrier mostly) from a rescue, about 6 months old and I have a 2 year old cat we’ve had since she was 6months. The dog has only been around the cat in the ...
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Are there any natural forms of aquatic vegetation which do not stand up in water? [closed]

We are carrying out some experiments where we study influence of underwater vegetation on waves. Unfortunately, the stalks of artificial 'vegetation' which we have seem to be too dense (or too stiff)....
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How to feed wild frog? [closed]

I have a well which is 12 feet deep and now I couldn’t dry the well. One green black frog has jumped in the well. Its been a week now. There is no food for it to eat. If we drop some earthworms to the ...
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Black crated hairless spot on cat's nose

I adopted this cat and realized there's this 2 dark spots on his nose. It doesn't seem to hurt him when being touch and doesn't seem to increase in size. Is it just a scar that he got? Should I be ...
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Is mozzarella water safe for cats to drink?

One day when having dinner, my dad poured the water a fresh mozzarella comes packaged in inside a flower pot, and we noticed shortly after the cat jumping onto it and licking it. Next time I had a ...
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Cat fang poking hole in lip

I have a 1.5 year old Maine Coon cat. One of the cat's upper fangs appears to be poking a hole in its lower lip. Only the right side lip has a hole in it; the left side has a small bump instead of a ...
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Why has my cat changed all of a sudden?

I've raised my cat from a kitten, she was maybe 3 or 4 weeks old. I've been by her constantly. I am a stay at home mom so I really mean constantly. I carried her around the house with me, put her in ...
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How to identify a rex-fur rabbit?

I read that rabbits with fur-type "rex" are not suited for outdoor-living. But how can I identify this type of fur? My rabbit has the color of typical rex rabbits (black with lighter parts ...
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How to teach my dog to not run after bicycles and motorbikes?

My small-sized, male castrated dog, a mix of street breeds, is actually a pretty nice boy. But when we go walking to the woods, and unleashed, he behaves good until there's a motorbike or so showing ...
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Cat behavior change: less playful indoors after became more active outdoors and ignoring the other cat

I adopted Korian 2 years ago. He was said to be indoors by the shelter place. However I noticed he seemed always curious about the outside at times begging me to open the door for him. I decided to ...
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Vaccine for sheep pneumonia

I have a clock of Chios sheep in the middle east region living in a semi-closed barn, pneumonia has been the major cause of death (in lambs) so far I have tried Tylosin and many Oxytetracycline ...
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Why is my cat trying to rip my toe off?

My cat regularly pulls out her blunt nails when she grooms herself, and I know that’s normal. Recently I had my pinky toe injured, and now it’s bruised, won’t bend, and has a subungual hematoma. I was ...
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System to tell if a dog needs to go outside

We have two dogs, one who looks at you and barks if you don’t notice within a few minutes. And one puppy who runs off to the door and if you don’t notice, she will just pee in front of the door. So we ...
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A cat with broken leg: What would have happened if left unattended?

In recent posts, I talked about how my cat had a broken leg: X-ray #1 X-ray #2 The cat's shin bones were shattered. The cat definitely couldn't use the leg -- it hung loosely as he walked on his ...
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Overly tired or hyperactive puppy?

A month ago we adopted a Lurcher X Border Collie puppy. She is 4 months now and I'm struggling to understand if she is a very high energy puppy or just overly tired. My husband walks her for 30 ...
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Can i find an old german shepherd dog?

I read before something about an old german shepherd dog and that they don't exist anymore. Is that true?
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What is the purpose of a cat's heel (halfway up the leg)?

What is the purpose of a cat's heel (halfway up the leg)? Source
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Hiking with a medium sized dog (German Spitz)

We are thinking of getting a German Spitz. Just want to double check that this breed will be able to get conditioned to long hikes 15-20km. Perhaps longer on vacations (30km+). Articles I found so far ...
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White/opaque shards in cat leg X-ray

What are the white/opaque shards in these cat leg X-rays? I'm guessing they are some kind of metal. The entry wound is very small. Just a 1/2 inch cut on the inside of the leg. No cuts on the ...
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Baby guppies 'appear' when rearranging tanks

I have two tanks with around 30-40 guppies and when I have re-arranged the substrate / plants / decorations I sometimes find that one or two baby guppies 'appear'. The mother does not look pregnant at ...
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ragdoll x persian mix breed, is my kitten going to be long haired? [duplicate]

I fostered a 6 weeks old kitten, the owner said his father is a blue smoke ragdoll while his mother is a persian. Will my kitten be long haired or short haired based on this picture. father mother
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Moving with a cat for a short distance

tl;dr I want to move and take a cat along, how to do it the optimal way given the described situation? About 3 to 4 years ago, a stray cat moved in with me. His background is cleared, he rejected to ...
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What might cause a dog's carpal pad to turn pink and discharge fluids?

I've noticed today that the "heel" of my chocolate lab's left front leg has some part of it not in its right dark color, with the fur around it looking a bit wet and sticky due to some ...
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Do cats walk on their tiptoes?

I recently got my cat X-rayed due to a broken leg. Full Image Full Image When looking at the X-ray images, I noticed that the cat seems to have more leg bones than I would have thought. From the ...
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How do I get dog poo from the yard to the toilet?

Our medium-sized (45 lbs?) pit bull dog mostly poops in our grassy back yard, and currently we scoop all that poop into a bag and trash it. The poops are usually firm. But bagging & trashing doesn'...
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Why does my cat make growling noises at night time?

My cat makes these weird noises only at night when everyone is asleep. It sounds like a growling noise. She is the only pet in my home, she makes this growling noise when she is resting and/or asleep. ...
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Prevent injured cat from biting & scratching people during vet exam

I have a cat that has injured his hind leg. And I have an appointment with a vet to get it examined. The cat is a large, strong, outdoor Maine Coon. He's not going to be happy about me/the vet ...
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Guidance Needed to Prevent Corgi Puppies from Barking At night while outside

We have twin boy Corgi puppies born in February this year. We have tried sleeping them outside but they bark incessantly - at cars passing by our house, at cats in our yard or adjoining yards, at ...
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Should I reward or punish my dog who runs away but eventually comes back?

This question is related to Best way to train my dog not to run outside? If my dog runs away - often scarpering when the door gives him the slightest opportunity, he often refuses to come back when ...
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Best way to train my dog not to run outside?

I have two dogs, one more well-behaved than the other. Both of them love to run out of the house at any available opportunity - e.g. someone not paying attention while walking through the front door, ...
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What's the best training for a reactive dog?

I live in the city and my dog, 11 month corgi, is so reactive to every person or animal we pass. Walks take far too long since he wants to stop for everything. Does anyone have advice on the best ...
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How to avoid snails/slugs on pet's food outside?

My two rabbits get some additional tasty food when I close their enclosure at night. This helps me to train them "Coming home is tasty" and they will come in without pressure. But the last ...

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