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Dog is extemely lethargic. Decreased appetite. Still

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Dog is extemely lethargic. Decreased appetite. Still drinking water.
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Could be a lot of things that cause lethargy. The Veterinarian will know how to help the dog. What is the dog's name and age?
Customer: Kuzco. 6 years old
JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Kuzco?
Customer: Last week he had a series of fevers and bouts of vomiting
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Seems too weak to stand longer than 15 seconds.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Last time we saw a veterinarian. He sent us home with vitamin k tablets. That was Monday, July 25. He also suggested feeding him liver.
Expert:  Dr. B. replied 1 year ago.

Hello & welcome, I am Dr. B, a licensed veterinarian and I would like to help you with 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:

How long has he had these signs?

Any changes in his breathing?

Are his gums pink or pale/white?

You noted he was put on Vitamin K, had he been exposed to rat bait?

Did his vet do any tests (ie check bloods, rule out tick borne disease, check his heart, etc)?

What did his vomit look like? Any black or bloody stools?