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Experience:  Over 14 years of clinical veterinary experience
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He won't eat but will deink water and sluggish JA: I'm sorry

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he won't eat but will deink water and sluggish
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 and age?
Customer: Pokey 12 yrs old
JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Pokey?
Customer: no
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Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. B. replied 9 months ago.
Hello & welcome, I am Dr. B, a licensed veterinarian and I would like to help you with your wee one today.How long has he been showing signs?Any retching, gagging, lip licking, drooling, or vomiting?Can he keep that water down?Are his gums nice and pink (not white/pale)? Moist or sticky?If you press on his belly, does he have any tensing, tenderness, discomfort, or pain?Could he have eaten anything he should not have (ie bones, toys, plants, chemicals, human meds, etc)?