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I have a Saint Bernard male 5 years old wt. 148 lbs, he's…

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I have a Saint Bernard male 5 years old wt. 148 lbs, he's not eating his dog food and panting when he stands up , when he lays down and relaxes he stops panting, I don't think he is potting , is their something I can give him to make him go potty.

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'm sorry to hear that. Could be a lot of things that cause lethargy. The Expert will know how to help the Saint Bernard. What is the Saint Bernard's name?

Breeze

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

No he is a inside dog and takes his worm flea and tick med

Submitted: 11 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.

How long has he been showing signs?

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

When he does lay down, is his breathing rate <30 breaths per minute?

Is he drinking and can he keep any water down?

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)?

Is he straining like he needs to pass stool?

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