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I'm ,***** ***** , my dog has lost a lot of weight which just

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I'm ,***** ***** , my dog has lost a lot of weight which just seems like over night and won't eat and just isn't himself ,Normally he is very energetic plus his hair isn't as soft and slick as normal
JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?
Customer: He is about 4 months old and I have inject gaterade and milk down his throat and seems he doesn't want it but he really does
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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 wee one’s situation, and wanted to help.Again I do apologize that my colleagues could not aid you sooner, but can you tell me: How old is your dog?How long has he been refusing food?Any retching, gagging, lip licking or vomiting?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?