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1 yr old saint, not eating norm, drinkswater no bowel

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movement that we have seen...
1 yr old saint, not eating norm, drinkswater no bowel movement that we have seen. ate rice, drank chicken broth once, now wont semi-lethargic. not sure what now.
Submitted: 2 years ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
no vomiting, new pups and mom in house but is not allowed to be around pups yet.
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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian replied 2 years ago
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I'm sorry that your question wasn't answered in a timely manner. Please let me know if you still need help. While inappetence and lethargy are important symptoms, they're not pathognomonic (specifically indicative) of any one disorder. In Sampson's case we also need to consider psychological etiologies for what may be an anxious dog secondary to the new dogs in the house. Has anything new arisen since you first posted?

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
he ate his food off a paper plate, I think because the bowl he used to eat from is back with the new mother. switched the bowls back so we'll see, also he had a nomal bowel movement. so I'm hoping it's just mommie separated at times from him.
Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian replied 2 years ago

Thank you for the good update. An unusual therapy but I never argue with success. Keep me posted, please.

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
thanks
Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian replied 2 years ago

It's my pleasure.

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