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Dr. Loretta, Dog Veterinarian
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My dog has been out of sorts and listless for about 2-3 days

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My dog has been out of sorts and listless for about 2-3 days no .She will stand up to go out and go to the bathroom and she is eating and drinking. She has been coughing periodically and urinating here and ther . She is approximately 13 yrs old and a Cockapoo
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Customer: replied 10 months ago.
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Customer: replied 10 months ago.
She is usually very active and had no problem jumping up on my bed and on the sofa. She waits to be picked up no and she just lays around
Expert:  Dr. Loretta replied 10 months ago.

Welcome to Justanswer. I am Dr. Loretta, a licensed veterinarian, and would like to assist you. I will respond quickly after reviewing your question.

Expert:  Dr. Loretta replied 10 months ago.

Good Afternoon and welcome! I am Dr. Loretta, a licensed veterinarian and I am happy to answer your question.

I am so sorry but with the restrictions of our veterinary license, I am unable to make phone calls unless I have a personal patient relationship with your gal. I would like to help, however....

There are a couple conditions that will cause these symptoms in a dog of this age and the most common is developing Congestive Heart Failure. The coughing is the first sign along with lethargy. This will require testing and examination by your vet. Considering your sweet girl's age, I would get her to your vet as soon as possible. Treatment for this will help and make her much more comfortable. Testing will rule out other possible conditions that would also have treatments that will help your girl.

Does that make sense to you?

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