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I am trying to understand my dogs (chocolate lab mix) blood

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I am trying to understand my dogs (chocolate lab mix) blood work with her PSL HIGH results jumping off the charts? 352
JA: I'll do all I can to help. What is the matter with your dog?
Customer: Well she is extremely over weight 114
JA: Where does your dog seem to hurt?
Customer: Her hips joints are basically deteriorated
JA: Can you see anything that looks wrong or different?
Customer: Yes, heavy breathing, less active, and always hungry
JA: Is your dog eating normally?
Customer: ??????
JA: What confuses you?
Customer: She over eats
JA: Is your dog having trouble peeing or pooing?
Customer: No
JA: OK. No obvious problems there. How is your dog behaving differently?
Customer: She seems to be in pain and I CAN NOT get her weight down. I boil Chicken.... Buy Vet Diet Dry.... Feed her recommended amounts (Protein and Veggies only) I just don't want her to suufer
JA: What is the dog's name?
Customer: Hope:)
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about your dog?
Customer: Creatinine 2.2, Amylase 1422, Cholesterol 445 and she has been on Tramodol pain med for over 2 yrs. Recently prescribed inflammatory medication that I can hardly afford
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 2 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 2 months ago.

1) What NSAID medication was prescribed?
2) Has Hope's thyroid been checked? If so, when and was it normal?
3) Are you seeing any GI symptoms such as nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, etc?