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HELP!! I HAVE A DOG HEALTH QUESTION!!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by chickenman101, Mar 30, 2009.

  1. chickenman101

    chickenman101 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    howdy everyone i know this is a chicken forum, but im sure there are some dog lovers in here too. i have a boxer mix about 10 years old., today when i went to give her a treat i noticed the left side of her mouth was swollen like she was carrying something in here mouth, the swelling runs around all the way to the front. her lip is swollen also. she doesnt act like she feels bad or anything she still is eating and running around. could this be a bee sting or insect bite? it wasnt like that about 4:00 but then i noticed it around 8. does anyone have any ideas what it could be? will she be ok? will the swelling go down? any help will be apprecaited!!
     
  2. Edfewlass

    Edfewlass Out Of The Brooder

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    Quote:Prob a bee sting maybe ground hornet
     
  3. NancyDz

    NancyDz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yea sounds like a bee sting, did you look over the area real good and the teeth? Sometimes mouth swellings have to do with teeth issues. Although swelling that much that quickly points to a bee sting. You can give benadryl to dogs, I'm not sure on the dosage though.
    I bet if you call your vet they'd tell you.


    Nancy
     
  4. chickenman101

    chickenman101 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thanks
     
  5. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

    Abcess maybe? Think a vet visit is in order to rule out infection. Good Luck.
    Imp
     
  6. Knight Hawk Ranch

    Knight Hawk Ranch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sounds like a bee sting of some sort. Call your vet for the dosage on the benadryl.
     
  7. chickenman101

    chickenman101 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thank u
     
  8. chickenman101

    chickenman101 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i have good news!! the swelling went away and my dog is fine and back to normal. it must have been a bee sting or some type of insect bite. thanks for all the help
     
  9. ryansmommy83

    ryansmommy83 Out Of The Brooder

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    give him some benydryl my lab is allergic to bees and we live and bee counrty in seems ! anyways give him some and watch him sleep !
     

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