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13 yr old miniature schnauzer has IBD, successfully treated

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13 yr old miniature schnauzer has IBD, successfully treated with Royal Canin PV diet, 100 mg metro (and mesalamine until 2 months ago) Pot. citrate added to diet 2 mo. ago to treat bladder stones, and is successful so far. Has stopped eating 2-3 days ago, and has thrown orange bile 2 times in last day. Local vet suggested an ultrasound of liver.
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. What is the dog's name?
Customer: Tuck
JA: Anything else I can tell the Veterinarian before I connect you two?
Customer: He's grown lethargic in the past several days.
JA: Could be a lot of things that cause lethargy. The Veterinarian will know how to help Tuck. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Veterinarian about your situation and connect you two.
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Rebecca replied 6 months ago.
Hello, I am sorry to hear about Tuck's problems. My name is Rebecca. I am a veterinarian and will do my best to help. I see your veterinarian wants to do an ultrasound, to check his liver. Have any blood tests been done that make liver disease suspicious?

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