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My little pomeranian/chihuahua died in my arms yesterday. I

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Customer: My little pomeranian/chihuahua died in my arms yesterday. I am at a total loss. She has always been a bit overweight but this was totally unexpected. The only advance sign she had was that on Thurs at lunchtime she peed what looked like orangeish pee. By yesterday morning she was unable to walk and her breathing became slightly laboured and faster than normal when she was awake but fine as she slept. I was able to give her water by syringe and she took it happily. And then she was gone. OMG I can't believe my little gal is gone. She was only 10 years old
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Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Bruce replied 11 months ago.

Hi. Welcome to Just Answer. I'm very, very sorry to hear about your loss of this girl. It is never easy to suddenly lose one and not have an answer. In this situation, the orangish urine may be an indication of why she passed. Was she having any vomiting? When she was unable to walk, was she physically just to weak to do so or was she trying to and just not able to be coordinated to do it?