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My dog has a hole in his skin

My dog has a hole in his skin

My dog has a hole in his skin, it is filled with maggots, and his legs, and his back. He is in bad shape. If I don't remove the maggots he will not survive. He is 12.9 pounds, and I have never owned a dog. The vet says he should be okay but if I leave the maggots in they will eat their way through his skin. How should I go about this? What chemicals should I use to clean it, and what can I do to get rid of the maggots?

I have a 9 1/2 month old golden retriever and she is not eating or drinking very much. I am sure this has something to do with her being underweight. My vet and the dietitian both say to try feeding her a small portion 2 times a day and if she still won't eat then cut the portion in half. I have read that dog's should not go hungry. Also my dog has not been acting normal lately, she has been very lethargic. She just doesn't seem to want to be active at all. Any ideas?

The vet is telling me that the only reason that my dog isn't eating, and isn't eating enough, is because she is depressed. He says that because she is depressed, she is not interested in her food, and is not interested in being active. He says that she will most likely go back to normal when she has some energy back. So far, I haven't seen that she is eating less, or eating at all. She isn't interested in eating, or being active. She barely wants to move. She's been in that state for at least 3 days now. Her vet doesn't have any more ideas for me. I am just trying to figure out what I can do to help her feel better.

My 12 year old Golden Retriever seems to be in the last stage of liver cancer. The veterinarian tells me that it's too late for anything that can be done. I feel so lost and don't know what to do. How can I get the best care for her?

It's too late. I would call your vet and let him know. Do not try and get a second opinion. If it's too late, then it's too late. I don't see anything in your post that can be helped.

There's nothing you can do. There's nothing you can do.

My 7 year old Lab started eating twice a day, and then he had two bouts of diarrhea, and within 4 days, he had passed away. There's nothing you can do. There's nothing you can do.

It's okay to feel sad for your dog. The fact that you care means that you will always have something you can do, that's never-ending.

I feel sad and I'm sure my dog's sisters are too. My little girl was a puppy, just 7 months, but she was on a fast track to becoming a senior citizen. She is gone now, but at least she was treated like a queen for her last three months. They gave her everything she needed to feel better. She was a healthy girl, but they made the final decision. I still feel bad about it. I wanted to do something. But I just can't. It's okay.

It's okay to feel sad for your dog. The fact that you care means that you will always have something you can do, that's never-ending.

I feel sad and I'm sure my dog's sisters are too. My little girl was a puppy, just 7 months, but she was on a fast track to becoming a senior citizen. She is gone now, but at least she was treated like a queen for her last three months. They gave her everything she needed to feel better. She was a healthy girl, but they made the final decision. I still feel bad about it. I wanted to do something. But I just can't. It's okay.

If I felt a need to do something, I would probably still work with them from time to time, and just not at night or on the weekends, but that's it.

I'm the same way. I just can't let go completely. It's just not healthy. I don't want to have any regrets when it comes to something so important. I have to think of things like this -

In a month and a half, the girl I have cared for for the last 2 years will have passed away. In her final months, she was very aggressive with me and never let me get to hold her. She wouldn't let my husband hold her either.

We did a lot of things together, just my husband and I, and when she was happy she would wag her tl, and she would lick and kiss him. But in her last month she didn't even want to let him lay down with her. She never wanted to eat the dog food I prepared, she would chew it up right in front of me, even though it was just a piece of hamburger. But she didn't even want to lick my husband's hand.

The last thing she did before she died was to eat grass and leaves off the sidewalk and leave the paper wrapper.

She went peacefully, and I have no regrets.

I just can't say that about the poor little dog that was hit in front of me, that was only in puppy hood. She just had the best life.

And a friend I met a couple of years ago who was a stray got hit and killed just two blocks away from me while I was sitting in my living room with my laptop. That was just too much. A friend who I was supposed to meet for coffee that morning was wting for me and we could have gone out for coffee together. He wasn't able to meet me for coffee. I was supposed to take my niece to the movies that afternoon and I wasn't able to take her to the movies. I was a mess. I just don't know what to think, I don't know what to do.

What do you think?

How do you handle grief?

If you are like me, you don't want to be left alone.

If you are like me, your little dog is going to be okay. You are not going to leave him or her be alone.

And if you are like me, and you live on the East Coast, you are definitely going


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