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my dog has been sick for 2 days, very lethargic, off her food,

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my dog has been sick for 2 days, very lethargic, off her food, eaten a little rice, but not well at all. what do you think is wrong?
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  Sally G. replied 8 years ago.

Hi helenca,

Eating a small battery can ccause a problem , not only an obstruction which this sounds like, but also if the dog bit into the battery, the battery acids can do a number on the stomach. I would bring him in for an exam and posible x ray of the stomach/intestines.

 

Here is more on obstruction; http://www.petplace.com/dogs/gastrointestinal-foreign-body-in-dogs/page1.aspx

 

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