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dog: earlier and hit his head, since then hes been very lethargic

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My dog was running around earlier and hit his head, since then he's been very lethargic and dopey, should I be concerned?
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Veterinary
Expert:  CriticalCareVet replied 6 years ago.
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Are the pupils the same size and responsive to light?

Any vomiting?

Change in breathing?

Customer: replied 6 years ago.
his eyes are a very dark brown, it is nearly impossible to see where his pupils end... he has not vomitted, and he's jut lethargic, everything is slow... his movements, his breathing, no real appetite ( won't take his favorite treats)
Expert:  CriticalCareVet replied 6 years ago.
Most likely he is tired and has a headache.

Typically dogs with true head trauma from an injury are much worse in their description, unresponsive, comatose, breathing changes, and overall illness.
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The above is given for information only. Although I am a licensed veterinarian, I cannot legally prescribe medicines or diagnose your pet's condition without performing a physical exam. If you have concerns about your pet I would highly advise contacting your regular veterinarian.
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