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My dog won't drink and has her jaw locked shut. breathing is

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my dog won't drink and has her jaw locked shut. breathing is labored and shallow. She has been lethargic and weak over the last 3 days
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
These symtoms came on with a fever and lethargy. Friday was the first indication of illness when she just vomited yellowish liquid a few times and would not eat. Vet yesterday xray but no ultrasound, indicate a fluid and possible mass in abdomin. We don't know what she could have eaten but if cancer, we don't see how the symptoms presented so suddenly. It sounds like she ate something.
Soo worried right now.
Expert:  Lisa replied 1 year ago.
Hi there. My name is ***** ***** I'm happy to help you with your question today. Just like an in person consult, I have a few questions of my own to help ensure I give you the best advice possible...
Did the vet suggest surgery to see what is going on?
Where was the mass located?
Had you noticed any changes in behavior at all?