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12 year old golden retriever. starting Friday he was retching

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12 year old golden retriever. starting Friday he was retching intermittently. He only brought up a little clear liquid, and very lethargic. He was eating. Next day, he seemed better. Third day he is worse. No not moving much at all. He will eat treats, but not his food. We heard some gurgling in his belly on Friday. He may be bloating a little in his chest and abdomen.
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Could be a lot of things that cause lethargy. The Veterinarian will know how to help the dog. What is the dog's name?
Customer: Duke.
JA: Anything else I can tell the Veterinarian before I connect you two?
Customer: no that is thorough
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Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. B. replied 6 months ago.
Hello & welcome, I am Dr. B, a licensed veterinarian and I would like to help you with your wee one today. Can he keep water down?Are his gums pink or pale/white? Moist or sticky?If you press on his belly, does he have any discomfort, tenderness, or tensing?Could he have eaten something he should not have (ie bones, toys, plants, chemicals, etc)?Has he had any diarrhea?