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Welcome to Justanswer! I am Dr. Altman and happy to assist you both today!I am so sorry to hear that Meeka is not feeling well today. I am terribly concerned about an infection in her uterus called a pyometra. Even though it is not common in dogs of her age the white material does make me inclined to believe this might be the case. Often there is a potent odor as well but the lethargy, reduced appetite, and discharge makes this the primary differential for her symptoms. CLICK HERE for more information but this can potentially be a true emergency as the uterus fills with purulent discharge and can make her systemically ill.Diagnosis is with x-rays and bloodwork and if this is the diagnosis surgery to remove the uterus is key for a full recoveryPlease let me know how else I can assist you both today. If her temperature rectally is >103.5, her lethargy progresses tonight, her gums are sticky or pale/ yellow/ blue then please consider a veterinary er tonightIf you have more questions or if I can help in any other way, please do not hesitate to ask! If you would like to accept my answer, please press RATE OUR CONVERSATION at the top of your screen (I am not compensated in any other way). Bonuses are always welcome. Thanks!
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