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September 01, 2011


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I am total agreement. When my dog Chester was successfully treated with Immiticide last year, he was given a full course of prednisone for joint inflammation and pain. It did wonders. Unfortunately, the drug that's used (Immiticide) is a form of poison and pain management is important here. Your vet should be made aware of what you are observing so that his pain levels can be addressed.It's a tough row to hoe, but when it is all done, it's wonderful!


Poor doggie :(

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hope the dog feel better soon

Elizabeth & The Lab Crew

I do hope the dog is doing better. However I am always amazed that someone will write to a blog writer ( even if he is a Vet ) to ask for advice on a issue like this rather than call their own vet "right away"..


Hello, Elizabeth and Crew,

I also am amazed. Most of my replies advise these folks to let their veterinarian know what is happening. When we don't hear from the client, we think everything must be okay.

We try to call our clients back in a day or two to see how things are going. It blows my mind when they are having much worse problems, but didn't call us to let us know.

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According to my opinion heartworm disease is completely preventable. A number of different products with excellent safety profiles are available. Tragically, some studies indicate that a minority of dogs and cats receive the preventatives as they should. Animals in the majority now are at even greater risk.

Melinda Regner

How sad..
almost the same incident happened to my friends' saint bernard

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