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He is not keeping food down and seems to have trouble

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He is not keeping...

He is not keeping food down and seems to have trouble walking

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

No I can do that but he seems wobly not limping

Veterinarian's Assistant: What is the dog's name and age?

Lucas and he is 14 years this month he is a sheltie

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

I think he is having trouble with his vision

Submitted: 11 months ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
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Dog Veterinarian: PitRottMommy, Veterinary Nurse replied 11 months ago

Have there been any changes to the diet? New food, including a change of flavors or protein source within the same brand? New treats? Bones? Has any human food been fed? Torn up toys or trash? Stressful changes to the environment?

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