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My shitsu is 13 years old and twice has been non responcive…

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My shitsu is 13...

My shitsu is 13 years old and twice has been non responcive does not eat or drink, pee or poop., walks in circles and follows me every where

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'm sorry to hear that. Have you looked to see if there is a wound on their foot?

Yes no wounds, but has one hot spot on her bac that I have been taking care of. I have been using a small syringe to shoot fluid in her throat, such as vegie broth and water

Veterinarian's Assistant: The Expert will know what to do. What is the dog's name?

Bella

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

No she has always been active and a happy girl

Submitted: 8 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 she had these signs? How long do the episodes last?

Does she tend to circle in one direction?

Any vomiting or nausea?

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

Could she have eaten anything harmful (ie plants, chemicals, human meds, etc)?

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