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5 year old female dachshund. Diarrhea, lethargic and hiding,

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head shaking as if she...
5 year old female dachshund. Diarrhea, lethargic and hiding, head shaking as if she has a earache.
Submitted: 6 months ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
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Have there been any changes to the diet? New food? New treats? Bones? Has any human food been fed? Torn up toys? Stressful changes to the environment?

Has she had an examination on her ears since the head shaking began?

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