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Dr. John, Texas Veterinarian
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Experience:  Over 14 years of clinical veterinary experience
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The dog stopped eating and drinking hours.

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The dog stopped eating and drinking for 24 hours. Very lethargic just lays Down won't move.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. B. replied 1 year ago.
Hello & welcome, I am Dr. B, a licensed veterinarian and I would like to help you today. I do apologize that your question was not answered before. Different experts come online at various times; I just came online, read about your situation, and wanted to help.
Again I do apologize that my colleagues could not aid you sooner. If you would still like assistance, can you tell me:
Has he been showing any retching, gagging, lip licking, drooling, or vomiting?
Can he keep water down?
Are his gums nice and pink (not white/pale)? Moist or sticky?
If you press on his belly, does he have any tensing, tenderness, discomfort, or pain?
Could he have eaten anything he should not have (ie bones, stones, socks, toys, plants, chemicals, human meds, etc)?
Any diarrhea?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Thank you but Rocky passed away early this morning
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
He didn't seem to suffer. He just laid down and eventually stopped breathing
Expert:  Dr. B. replied 1 year ago.
I am very sorry to hear that he has. Still, I am glad that he at least went peacefully and without pain. I will now send your question back to customer service so that they can refund you.
Please take care,
Dr. B.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Thank you