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    Lucas Best answer. Indoor foods typically are...

    Lucas Best answer. Indoor foods typically are lower in fat and protein which cats need but higher in carbs which cats do NOT need and end up making the cat fat
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    First, all prescription kidney diets are way too...

    First, all prescription kidney diets are way too restricted in protein. Your cat will eat up his own muscle mass on Kd or NF. Second, canned food only. Third, what was his phosphorous? Without boring...
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    You're welcome and your questions are good. APAP=...

    You're welcome and your questions are good. APAP= acetaminophen yes. I keep misspelling it so almost always use APAP.
    Finish the meds and re-evaluate. I also would be hesitant to start back on...
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    Before crucifying the regular vet for not giving...

    Before crucifying the regular vet for not giving a transfusion I'd just make a few comments. It's not standard of care to transfuse with a PCV below 20. The regular vet gave a steroid injection. It's...
  5. The motion sickness drug is meclizine. The OPs...

    The motion sickness drug is meclizine. The OPs dog should have head tilt and nystagmus (twitching eyes) if vestibular. This is an inflammatory disease so a low dose of a steroid for a few days should...
  6. A problem with many Vets because cats react so...

    A problem with many Vets because cats react so poorly to so many things. There's a new FDA approved NSAID on the market for cats but I'm still leery of all NSAIDS in cats. As long as she's hydrated...
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    The previous poster, me, has been treating...

    The previous poster, me, has been treating chronic pain in dogs for years. If your Golden got some relief from tramadol, that's great and I'm glad for you but you are wrong when you refer to tramadol...
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    I would not give up on adequan injections twice a...

    I would not give up on adequan injections twice a week but you need to add some better anti=inflammatories, something for neuropathic pain and a good narcotic pain medication (NOT tramadol). I would...
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    WAIT!!!!! I hate to criticize your vet but your...

    WAIT!!!!! I hate to criticize your vet but your dog is getting virtually no analgesia. Tramadol is more an SSRI than an opiod. In fact, it's potency is 1/20,000 that of morphine. To do ANY good for...
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    Cats under 10 years old almost never have a UTI....

    Cats under 10 years old almost never have a UTI. The key as others here have said is increase fluid intake by feeding canned food only. But cats MUST eat. They can develop hepatic lipidosis in as...
  11. Go back to Dr Lisa's catinfo.org site and use her...

    Go back to Dr Lisa's catinfo.org site and use her links to %compositions of protein/fat/carbs
    Keep in mind cats have virtually no carbohydrate requirement and your cat is having trouble with them,...
  12. Thread: Doxy pricing..

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    Aeromycin seems used a lot in equine and food...

    Aeromycin seems used a lot in equine and food animals. We small animal types use minocycline. Slightly more expensive than doxy USED to be but nowhere near the insane prices out there now
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    2 things come to mind, one not likely but...

    2 things come to mind, one not likely but shifting leg lameness is also the hallmark of bacterial endocarditis. Probably not what's going on but get whoever you see to listen to the heart.

    For the...
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    speaking as a small animal vet, the new vet you...

    speaking as a small animal vet, the new vet you like so much will almost certainly refer you to someone else for anything he's not comfortable with or capable of doing. I've worked solo and in...
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