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Dr. John, Texas Veterinarian
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Experience:  Over 14 years of clinical veterinary experience
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She's lethargic and keeps standing up and rocking back and

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She's lethargic and keeps standing up and rocking back and forth. She doesn't want to eat or drink. She is alert and her breath does not smell bad
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Could be a lot of things that cause lethargy. The Expert will know how to help the dog. What is the dog's name and age?
Customer: Lillie and she's 3 years and 1 month old
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Lillie?
Customer: She's a Maltese Chihuahua mix, weighs 7 pounds and is not fixed
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. B. replied 2 months ago.

Hello & welcome, I am Dr. B, a licensed veterinarian and I would like to help you 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. If you would still like assistance, can you tell me:

How long has she been showing signs?

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

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

If you press on her belly, any tensing, tenderness, discomfort, or pain?

Could she have eaten anything harmful (ie bones, toys, plants, chemicals, human meds, etc)?