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Hi my dog is acting really odd... he's hiding behind the sofa and under the dining table. And he wants nothing to do with me

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'm sorry to hear that. Strange behavior is often perplexing. I'm sure the Veterinarian can help you. What is the dog's name and age?

Frankie he's a male chihuahua age 11

Veterinarian's Assistant: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Frankie?

He's was a rescue dog I've had him for 9 years. I had 3 chihuahuas but one was killed 4 months ago

Submitted: 9 months ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian replied 9 months ago
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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian replied 9 months ago

I'm sorry that your question wasn't answered in a timely manner. Please let me know if you still need help. May I have an update on Frankie, please?

I'm sure as you recognize, his behavior isn't pathognomonic (specifically indicative) of any one particular disorder. He may be ill, anxious, fearful, or any combination of those conditions. Have new symptoms appeared that might help clarify why Frankie is behaving in that manner?

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Customer reply replied 9 months ago
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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian replied 9 months ago
Hi,

I'm just following up on our conversation about your pet. How is everything going?

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