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Experience:  DVM, Emergency Veterinarian; BS (Physiology) Michigan State Univ
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I just noticed a metallic smell to her breath when she was

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I just noticed a metallic smell to her breath when she was licking me. I did not notice an hour ago.
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. What is the dog's name and age?
Customer: Thank you. Her name is Sweetness. She will be 12 in March.
JA: How old is Sweetness?
Customer: She will be 12 in March.
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Sweetness?
Customer: She seems fine. She is one Lasix, Vetmedin, Apoquel and Zantac.
Submitted: 19 days ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  Dr. B. replied 18 days ago.

Hello & welcome, I am Dr. B, a licensed veterinarian and I would like to help you with 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, but can you tell me:

Any signs of sores, ulcers, or bleeding around her teeth?

Are her gums pink or pale/white?

Could she have eaten anything odd?

Any belly discomfort, appetite loss, changes in breathing, or black stools?

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