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Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian
Category: Dog
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Experience:  University of California at Davis graduate veterinarian with 48 years of experience.
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My dog has something on his foot ,that he keeps licking, and

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My dog has something on his foot ,that he keeps licking, and nibbling. Hes foot is somewhat swollen aswell
JA: I'll do all I can to help. When did you first notice this swelling? Does the dog lick the skin as well?
Customer: Yes
JA: And what's the dog's name and age?
Customer: ALI SHUBERT
JA: Is there anything else the Vet should know?
Customer: NO THATS ALL
Submitted: 20 days ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 20 days ago.

Dr. Michael Salkin is typing. Please be patient.

Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 20 days ago.

Can you upload photos of representative skin to our conversation? You can upload photos by texting them, or by using the paperclip or add file icons above your message box...if you can see those icons on your device. You can also use an external app such as dropbox or navigate to justanswer.com/help/using-justanswer and scroll down to "other".

Customer: replied 20 days ago.
Im try tooget apic
Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 20 days ago.

I'll watch for your next post.

Customer: replied 20 days ago.
Why are you changing me ,my dog is supposed to be covered at pdsa .
Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 20 days ago.

Please contact customer service for questions concerning your financial obligation to the site: http://ww2.justanswer.com/help or 1-***-***-****

Customer: replied 20 days ago.
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Customer: replied 20 days ago.
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Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 20 days ago.

Thank you. Give me a moment to take a look, please.

Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 20 days ago.

I see two areas of hair loss but the photos can't tell me what they represent. This foot will need to be examined hands-on by his vet. Please note that Just answer isn't affiliated with PDSA.

Please continue in this conversation if you wish.

Customer: replied 20 days ago.
Why did i get put through to you then if your not associated with the pdsa?
Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 20 days ago.

Please contact customer service to have your request removed from the request list and your deposit returned to you.

Customer: replied 20 days ago.
What exactly is the point in this can you prescribe the dog anything or are you just here to tell me whether or not i should go the vet? which i already know i need to do
Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 20 days ago.

Experts aren't allowed to prescribe through this venue but we do recommend whether or not it's appropriate to have a vet examine a pet hands-on.