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She is 12 year old chow mix. She has not ate or drank water

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She is 12 year old chow mix. She has not ate or drank water two days. She did take a bite or two yesterday and a few sips of water. Can't get her to take either today.
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. The Veterinarian will know if the dog will be able to digest that. What is the dog's name?
Customer: Katie.
JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Katie?
Customer: She is sleeping a lot.
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Peter replied 2 months ago.

Hi, I'm Dr. Peter. Welcome to JustAnswer. I'm reviewing your question now, and will post back with your reply ASAP.

Expert:  Dr. Peter replied 2 months ago.

I am sorry to learn Katie is not feeling well. My name is***** will do my best to help you today. First I need to ask you a few questions so that I can be well informed and give you the best advice.

1- Any vomiting, diarrhea or coughing?

2- Any pre existing medical conditions?

3- Did she get into anything?

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
Has vomit a little, no diarrhea or coughing. No pre existing medical conditions. Do not think she has gotten into anything.
Expert:  Dr. Peter replied 2 months ago.

1- Any abdominal swelling?

2- Any other symptoms?

3- How long since the last time she vomited?

4- How much does she weigh?

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
No abdominal swelling. No other symptoms. The last time she vomit was this morning. She weighs about 15 lbs.
Expert:  Dr. Peter replied 2 months ago.

1- Can you take a look at her gums and see if they are pink or pale?

2- Can you take her rectal temperature?

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
We are taking her to a vet. Thank you for your help.