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He's an old boy, 13 in a few weeks. He hasn't been eating…

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He's an old boy...

He's an old boy, 13 in a few weeks. He hasn't been eating well for the past month. He's been to the vet and he has pancreatitis....

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'm sorry to hear that. What is the dog's name and age?

Problem is he had congestive heart failure for several years so treatment is difficult....

Veterinarian's Assistant: What is the dog's name?

He's on prescription food

Veterinarian's Assistant: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about the dog?

Maximillian

Submitted: 6 months ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
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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, but can you tell me:

What tests has his vet done?

What treatments is Maximillian on?

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

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

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

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

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