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My 16 year old dog has suddenly started loosing alot of

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my 16 year old dog has suddenly started loosing alot of weight she had a hart murmer and i was treating her now her cough has stopped but she has klost weight she is tired but still alert and now has diarea i am on an island we have one vet here and i do not like him at all so will not go to him i try to treat my dogs holistically and i am on a pension and cant afford vet
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 1 year ago.

Hi Maria, thanks for choosing Just Answer.

I have a few questions about your girl.

1) What type of diet is she on? Give me information about ALL she eats and drinks, any commercial food, table scraps, etc.

2) What medication is she regularly taking? Anything for her heart?

I'll be near the computer today to help you when your response comes through. Thanks ahead of time!