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My 17 lb male Lhasa Apso age 8 yr 10 mo old has been

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My 17 lb male Lhasa Apso age 8 yr 10 mo old has been lethargic since last evening. He is normally a food mongrel, but cannot get him to eat, he drinks & urinates and won't or can't go up 3 steps. What could be wrong?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. B. replied 1 year 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 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:

Any retching, gagging, lip licking, drooling, or vomiting?

Are his gums nice and pink (not white/pale)? Moist or sticky?

Can you take a breathing rate for me (just count his breaths for 10 seconds + multiply by 6)?

If you press on his belly, does he have any tensing, tenderness, discomfort, or pain?

Could he have eaten anything he should not have (ie bones, stones, socks, toys, plants, chemicals, human meds, etc)?

Expert:  Dr. B. replied 1 year ago.
Hi,
I'm just following up on our conversation about your pet. How is everything going?
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