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Dr. Gary, Dog Veterinarian
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Experience:  DVM, Emergency Veterinarian; BS (Physiology) Michigan State Univ
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My dog is suffering from Kidney infection & its tongue has

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My dog is suffering from Kidney infection & its tongue has turned slightly purple.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  Dr. B. replied 1 year ago.
Hello & welcome, I am Dr. B, a licensed veterinarian and I would like to help you today. I do apologize that your question was not answered before. Different experts come online at various times; I just came online, read about your wee one’s situation, and wanted to help.
Again I do apologize that my colleagues could not aid you sooner. If you would still like assistance, can you tell me:
Did Simba have elevated white blood cells on his blood work?
Did his vet say kidney infection or disease/failure?
Is the Clivet actually Clinvet (clindamycin)?
What color are his gums as opposed to his tongue?
Can you take a breathing rate for me (just count his breaths for 10 seconds + multiply by 6)?