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Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian
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Experience:  University of California at Davis graduate veterinarian with 44 years of experience
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Two of my dogs seem to be lethargic and sort of jolt and

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Two of my dogs seem to be lethargic and sort of jolt and unable to walk straight. One of my dogs is a large lab mix the other a terrier only about 10 lbs. My other dogs are fine. they just started these symptoms.
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Could be a lot of things that cause lethargy. The Veterinarian will know how to help your terrier. What is the terrier's name and age?
Customer: Jingle and he is almost 2. I searched the yard and didn't see anything suspicious and the house. Bear the lab is a female and about 1 year old
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Jingle?
Customer: Both of the dogs eyes are pinkish and puffy and droopy and his breathing seems slower . the jolting is like muscle spasms
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 1 month ago.

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Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 1 month ago.

When two dogs behave in that manner, both are likely to have been intoxicated by a prescription or recreational drug, insecticide, rodenticide, or other chemical. Can you think of anything of that nature they could have gotten into?