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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 had some diarrhea earlier today and now cannot settle

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my dog had some diarrhea earlier today and now cannot settle down and he is breathing/ panting rather rapidly for several hours
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. What is the dog's name and age?
Customer: his name is ***** ***** he is about 9 yrs. old
JA: Anything else I can tell the Veterinarian before I connect you two?
Customer: he just seems unconformable and cannot settle down and go to sleep
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Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  Dr. B. replied 7 months ago.
Hello & welcome, I am Dr. B, a licensed veterinarian and I would like to help you with your wee one today. What did the diarrhea look like? Any blood?Any vomiting, gagging, or retching?Can you take a breathing rate for me (just count his breaths for 10 seconds + multiply that number by 6)? Are his gums pink or pale/white? Moist or sticky?If you press on his belly,does he have any discomfort, tenderness, or tensing?Could he have eaten something he should not have (ie bones, toys, plants, chemicals, etc)?