Pet Photos

Puddles is a really sweet kitty, especially when she doesn't have stones in her bladder.

Puddles is a really sweet kitty, especially when she doesn't have stones in her bladder.

A beautiful butterfly in the Butterflies In Flight exhibit.
A beautiful butterfly in the Butterflies In Flight exhibit.
Lacy has whipworms.

Lacy is very spry for an 8-year-old Great Dane.

Hunter felt fine until she decompensated during a Urinary Tract Infection.

Hunter felt fine until she decompensated during a Urinary Tract Infection.

Cousin Ian helps out on Remington's visit.

Cousin Ian helps out on Remington's visit.

Cinammon is a real sweetie and we are grateful that she had a good outcome.

Cinammon is a real sweetie and we are grateful that she had a good outcome.

Richie is a sweet boy, much-loved by his family.

Richie is a sweet boy, much-loved by his family.

In general, pets begun on prescribed diets should stay on those diets for life, or until they are no longer working.

In general, pets begun on prescribed diets should stay on those diets for life, or until they are no longer working.

Edie with her gorgeous mane.

Edie with her gorgeous mane.

Junior has fleas!

Junior has fleas!

Bovine couldn't be happier than being in the van with the kids.

Bovine couldn't be happier than being in the van with the kids.

GrandDog Bogie is SO sweet and SO laid-back.

GrandDog Bogie is SO sweet and SO laid-back.

GrandCat Edie has long, beautiful hair.

GrandCat Edie has long, beautiful hair.

Rocky, the proud daddy of Maggie's puppies.

Rocky, the proud daddy of Maggie's puppies.

2 Comments to “Pet Photos”

  1. Margaret 17 March 2017 at 1:49 pm #

    hi dr,
    i have a 13yr 4mon old fixed lab mix…the last yr or so he has been having a greenish looking substance/pus coming out of his penis, with a white substance covering his sheath and head of his penis. ive been to the vet approx., 4 times for this as well as other things… however, my vet wants to put him under anesthesia to get a culture; because my dog ABSOLUTELY DOES NOT LIKE VETS, AS HE HAS HAD A BAD EXPERIENCE AT ONE THAT LEFT HIM DEAF IN ONE EAR!!! He is constantly licking it, but i dont smell an odor…im very concerned and scared…he gave me an estimate of over $600.00 i am on a fixed income and just cant so that. i love my dog and dont want him to die. He was put on antibiotics twice, which didnt help, and sent home the 3rd and 4th time. it doesnt stay-it comes and goes;BUT im definitely concerned because it is CERTAINLY PUS…IM AT A LOSS-HELP.THANK YOU SO KINDLY.

    • Dr. James W. Randolph 18 March 2017 at 10:53 pm #

      Here’s the bottom line: 1, it’s been going on for a year, it’s probably not going to fall apart overnight. 2, we don’t KNOW it’s “certainly pus” unless a microscope slide is made and stained for a process called cytology. 3, no doctor can do anything for a patient he can’t examine and handle. If that means general anesthesia, then you do what you have to do to get the job done. What you don’t do is just let the problem go and get worse. You can call some other clinics and see if other doctors might have a different fee, although it will be difficult to give you an estimate without examining your pet. Please write back and let us know what you find out. We’ll say a prayer for a good outcome.


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