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I have an 8 year old English ab who is losing weight. Both

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I have an 8 year old English ab who is losing weight. Both her body and head now look more like an American Lab. Her appetite is great, I can not spot anything in her stools, and she is constantly licking or scratching her hind quarters.
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Using the wrong medication for fleas can be dangerous. You should definitely talk to the Veterinarian. What is the dog's name?
Customer: Taylor
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Taylor?
Customer: She still sleeps in the bed with me, but no longer sleeps against me and often gets up before I do at 6 am.
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 4 months ago.

Hello, JACustomer. I have been a Veterinary Nurse for over 15 years and would be happy to help you today. I'm reviewing your question right now.

Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 4 months ago.

1) What flea prevention are you using on Taylor?
2) When did she last have a fecal exam performed?
3) When was bloodwork last performed?
4) Any vomiting or diarrhea?