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My 6 mo old black lab pup normally very energetic, ate one

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My 6 mo old black lab pup normally very energetic, ate one pound of raw hamberg about 6 hours ago. He is now very lethargic, laying on his side and does respond, but doesn't want to get up and be active where he has been very active. Should I have him looked at immediately, wait until morning, not worry and hope he will process and pass it without and serious problem?
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. Any retching, gagging, lip licking or vomiting?Are his gums pink or pale/white? Moist or sticky?Any changes to his breathing?If you press on his belly, does he have any discomfort, tenderness, or tensing?

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