The primary problems with Italian Greyhounds are the tremendous fragility of their leg bones in adolescents.
The head is narrow with a very fine muzzle and ears are softly folded and set high on the head.
The spine slopes gently and there is a defined tuck up in the loins. This can be a very fast dog when it is so inclined.
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I explained that we could not assume anything about the final diagnosis.
So it's important we keep their teeth cleaned at home.
This is especially hard now with a new baby in the house.
To put this into perspective, Chloe weighed about 12 pounds.
Chloe’s family veterinarian had done several fine needle aspirates to try and determine how bad the mass was. This means that either there were not enough cells in the samples, or that the cells were too damaged to reach a diagnosis.
The temptation to reach into our medicine cabinets to treat our pets can be very dangerous.
Humans and dogs react very differently to medications, which is why veterinarians caution dog owners against making independent decisions about how to medicate their animals.
For this reason, the dog should only be operated on for essential procedures.