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Maisy is 13.yr old collie Well looked after. She has lost

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Maisy is 13.yr old collie Well looked after. She has lost weight over past couple of years with ages do in On my way! Notice her even thinner I think she has picked up a bug24 hrs ago Her brother of same age had it a few days ago and fully recovered She , is lethargic not eating and only takes a sup out of my hand when I try to get her to drink. Had bright yellow diarrhoea which is now a very dark brown liquid colour There were spots of blood. This has been noticed before by vet but not considered serious Very lovable now acting strangely and trying to go to the toilet. I feel she is dehydrating what would you suggest giving her It's Sunday and nowhere is open
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Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. B. replied 10 months ago.

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

Any gagging, retching, lip licking, drooling or vomiting?

Is she drinking normally and can she keep water down?

Are her gums pink or pale/white? Moist or sticky?

If you press on her belly, does she have any discomfort, tenderness, or tensing?

Could she have eaten something she should not have (ie bones, toys, rocks, plants, chemicals, etc)?