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Hi, i was wondering i have a small chihuahua and i think she maybe retaining water. She has had 2 seizures half hour apart for about 1 min or less. What do i do
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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, but can you tell me: Why do you think she is retaining water? Does her belly look distended?Has she ever had a seizure before?Any access to toxins, chemicals, or drugs?
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