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Both of my dogs shivering. Border collie pacing, salivating.

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Both of my dogs shivering. Border collie pacing, salivating. Small dog lethargic. Appetite down, not drinking much. BC was just outside, but was trying to eat dirt. Small dog just not eating much of anything. Both dogs have very diminished activity.
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Christi Belew replied 10 months ago.

Hello, my name is***** and I am happy to help. Do you know of anything they could have gotten into? The trash, frogs, etc?

The hypersalivating is due to nausea, so I suspect they got into something. If you lift their lips and their gums are pink, then I would withhold food for 24 hours to let their system calm down. If at any point vomiting/diarrhea or extreme lethargy occurs, I'd recommend a visit to the ER vet.

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