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Welcome to Justanswer! I am Dr. Altman and happy to assist you both today!I do understand your concerns and worry that perhaps the medications are taking a toll on her. Has your veterinarian run basic bloodwork to rule out liver or thyroid issues? That would be my first inclination if her exam was unremarkable
If her bloodwork was unremarkable I would consider acupuncture and alternative medicine to help boost her energy in hopes of getting her more active again. In addition, a prescription food such as Hill's Metabolic and Mobility which is going to help her lose the weight as well as have joint supplements as well...I will await further information from you. I am online another 30 minutes before exiting for a bit to see patients...If you have more questions or if I can help in any other way, please do not hesitate to ask! If you would like to accept my answer, please press RATE OUR CONVERSATION at the top of your screen (I am not compensated in any other way). Bonuses are always welcome. Thanks!
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