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My dog is almost 10. He has hypothyroidism. He's been out of

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My dog is almost 10. He has hypothyroidism. He's been out of meds for 5 days and he's acting extragalactic lethargic. His medicine was supposed to come in via pet meds for days ago and then after I complained they promised it would be here today and I still haven't received the meds
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Extragalactic was a typo
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Is this a life or death matter?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
How long do I have before I should take him to a vet?
Expert:  Dr. Peter replied 1 year ago.

Welcome and thanks for asking your question. My name is***** am a licensed veterinarian. I am sorry for the delay in response. If you would like to continue can you please answer a few questions so that I can be well informed and give you the best advice.

1- Can you give me an update how Kendall is doing?

2- Any vomiting, diarrhea or coughing?

3- Can you take his rectal temperature?

There may be a slight delay between your follow ups and my replies as I type out a thorough reply for you.