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Quick vet question

Discussion in 'Dog Chat' started by kerolie, Aug 23, 2013.

  1. kerolie

    kerolie PetForums Junior

    Jan 24, 2013
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    The vets I go to has closed already today so can't ring to check but I was wondering if this would be acceptable or not: Hubble has an appointment for suspected anal gland issues so I think they will try to empty them. The vets is a half hour walk away and due to having other things to do tomorrow it means Apollo won't get his own walk, so is it possible or okay to take Apollo with me to Hubble's appointment and have him just stand with me? Then they both get their walk and I don't have to leave Apollo home alone, I will try to ring vets tomorrow and double check anyway but as I said am quite busy so would be nice to get some insight before then, anyone else done this before? Thanks for any replies and sorry for rushed thread
  2. WeedySeaDragon

    WeedySeaDragon PetForums VIP

    Oct 7, 2012
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    I can't imagine it being much a problem.

    We've taken multiple dogs to a single appointment if we feel the dog whose appointment it is needs a bit of doggy moral support quite a few times.

    We also do it if one of the older ones has an appointment and we want to get a pup used to the vet without going for any kind of treatment.
  3. paddyjulie

    paddyjulie PetForums VIP

    May 9, 2009
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    I'm sure it will be fine :)

    I had to read your post twice though as I thought it read.. Hubbie has an appointment for suspected anal gland issues so I think they will try to empty them :yikes:
  4. Lilylass

    Lilylass PetForums VIP

    Sep 13, 2012
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    You're not the only one :eek:

    I also can't see it being a problem - I've often taken one of the cats & 1 dog at the same time and it's never been an issue
  5. sezeelson

    sezeelson PetForums VIP

    Jul 5, 2011
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    My sister always takes both her min pins to any appointment for one of the dogs!

    As long as Apollo isn't going to react to Hubble showing signs of discomfort it will be fine!
    Rossi becomes very agitated and will lash out when raven becomes stressed when being 'man-handled' so wouldn't be able to take him in with her.
  6. shirleystarr

    shirleystarr PetForums VIP

    Mar 22, 2009
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    laughing here I had to read it a couple of times thinking your hubby had anal gland trouble:w00t:
  7. SixStar

    SixStar Banned

    Dec 8, 2009
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    As has already been said - providing Apollo is capable of behaving himself and he has a good 'stay' encase you are needed to restrain Hubble, then I see no problem whatsoever.

    My greyhounds always went to the vets together - even when one was admitted for an operation, the other one went too!
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