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Our black lab (12 years old)had black formed stools weight lose over past year today he is

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our black lab (12 years old)had black formed stools weight lose over past year today he is weak, a day after we have hd him to the vet :( he heaves, we changed dog food and have had him to our vet many times over the past year the vet said he has a sensitive stomach so she has put him a supplement for a sensitive stomach + pepcid.
During the past month she has done X-rays of his throat stomach and intestine
all together he has lost 30 #s
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. B. replied 2 years 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:
Do you feed anything darkly dyed or black that could explain the black stools?
Are his gums pink or pale/white?
Did his vet check bloods to make sure he is not anemic?
Did the xrays should any masses or changes in the GI?