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I am sorry to hear Abby is not doing well. Is she on any medications right now (including monthly heart worm and flea prevention)?
Yes, several. Tylan Powder, prednisone (we are weaning her off), Atopica, Denamarin, and Dasuquin
The heartworm med is trifexis
I see. that is quite a bit of medication. Poor girl. Are her bowel movements normal at the moment or is she having loose stool?
Yes it is. We are working towards lessening it. They are normal looking at the moment. After her 3rd or so of the day they are softer, but generally normal looking. It took a while to get her to this. No blood in the stool.
I see. The fact that it is taking so long for her to eat her 5pm meal tells me she is likely a bit nauseous as that most often is why we see them do something like this. I think perhaps some Cerenia or ondansetron may be necessary at the moment to help with the appetite. The 3rd stool being a little loose, likely is causing the early BM. We apparently still do not have full resolution yet of the IBD (inflammatory bowel disease). One thing that may be beneficial would be adding in a pro-biotic such as Forti-flora to help restore normal bacteria in the bowel. Vitamin B12 injections are also often necessary as that vitamin is typically very low in animals with IBD. I think the last feeding is not too late, I think her IBD is just not completely under control yet
Yes, I was afraid of that. I will contact her veterinarian today. Thank you very much.