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Has been panting for 5 days no appitite dry nose, Jack 10

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has been panting for 5 days no appitite dry nose
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. What is the dog's name?
Customer: Jack 10 year old german shepard has lost a lot of weight so we dewormed him but wondering if something else maybe age related
JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about the dog?
Customer: no other then that he was healthy and happy
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
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Customer: replied 1 month ago.
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Customer: replied 1 month ago.
is the deworming =making him sick for this length of time
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
still wating for an answer
Expert:  Dr B replied 1 month ago.

HI this is DRB and I will try and help you with this....

Expert:  Dr B replied 1 month ago.

I cannot do phone calls due to my medical board rules....are you ok with texting here?

Expert:  Dr B replied 1 month ago.

Let me know...

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
yeah I am ok
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
are you there?
Expert:  Amber Hinson replied 1 month ago.

Hello, I'm Dr. Hinson and I'd like to try and help. Are you still there?

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
well I keeping missing you please respond
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
any one there?
Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 1 month ago.

Good afternoon, Joe. I am so sorry for the confusion and our Experts not being online when you've been here. I am here now and able to assist you.

1) What type of dewormer was being used?
2) In what state do you reside?
3) Is dewormer regularly used?
4) Any vomiting or diarrhea?
5) Have there been any changes to the diet? New food? New treats? Bones? Has any human food been fed? Torn up toys or trash? Stressful changes to the environment?
6) When was bloodwork last performed on Jack?
7) Is he up and moving or lethargic and unwilling to move much?

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Hi dewormer is decon
hes has had worms twice this is the 3rd time
little of diarrhea
some one fed him 2 lbs of rotting hamburger
blood work was done too long ago to be useful cant get an appointment till next week
He is very lathargic
Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 1 month ago.

Can you share a link to the exact dewormer you're using?

When was the rotting hamburger fed?

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
I dont have the web site
2 weeks ago he was fed rotting meat and he seemed to do fine till about a week ago
Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 1 month ago.

Do you happen to have the box? The reason I am asking is because decon is a rat poison and not a dewormer. I really need to know exactly what was given as this may be toxic to Jack.