I'm worried about Cricket

Discussion in 'Dog Health Care' started by skittledoo, Sep 25, 2011.

  1. Jynx

    Jynx New Member

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    I see no one has asked, but what are you feeding her?

    I 3rd the vet's best hot spot spray, works great, but it won't get rid of the underlying condition.
     
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    skittledoo Crazy naked dog lady

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    She's eating Kirkland which is pretty much Diamond Naturals chicken and rice formula.

    I'm definitely willing to switch foods if it's food related. Here's the picture I posted when I started this thread
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    And here is what it looks like now. The red is darker and its shifted a bit. There's also some gray bruising around her nipples as well and she feels a little lumpy when you push around the area. She still doesn't seem to be in any pain but I really just feel better having it seen by a vet. I called around to vets this morning to get exam prices and Josh said we can go over our finances when he gets home because she needs to be seen.
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    Dizzy Sit! Good dog.

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    Those pics look like bruises. You sure she hasn't walloped herself when playing? Bodhi plays hard and often carries scratches and bruises?
     
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    kirkland isn't a bad food, altho it's possible she could have a chicken allergy. however, I kinda agree with Dizzy, they look like bruising, I know mine sometimes after rough racing around thru the woods will come home with a few bruise type things on her belly..

    Just to be safe, I would have a vet check her out..good luck with her:)
     
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    It's definitely possible she's developed an allergy to chicken, rice, or whatever. But that wouldn't cause bruises.

    You're certain she hasn't gotten into any rat/mouse poison, aspirin, coumadin, etc? That can cause unexplained bruising. However by this point they'd *usually* show some other signs, too, like bleeding out and death.
     

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