Dog Veterinary

Ask a dog vet and get answers to your dog health questions

Ask a Dog Veterinarian,
Get an Answer ASAP!

My pomeranian is a diabetic last friday he ran out of his om…

Customer Question
My pomeranian is a...

My pomeranian is a diabetic last friday he ran out of his om canine food so i bought him a bag of chicken soup dog food from menards it had salmon chicken, duck,turkey he ate it well then got sick sunday night and threw it up didnt give him and food or water for a day got his regular dog food from the vet tuesday still didnt want to eat anything yesterday he finally ate a little bit today he is weak took him a bath he eats a little bit then stops then i will move the bowl where he moves to and he eats a little bit stops he moves again and i movev the bowl to him he eats little bit mind you it is only a half cup he has eaten not even a quarter cup i do also give him pro plan om wet dog food to eat he does consume that he has always eaten his other dog food prescribed to him could he have virus there has been some times he do be taken in because he was dehydrated they had to put a line in him for liquids

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'm sorry to hear that. The Expert will know if your dog will be able to digest that. What is the dog's name?

Rocky

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

Well i had to get him out of bed to eat he will not go down the stairs as well as up have to carry him until he is to the top then he shakes to put him down he also does not like to be held when he is sick he wants to be held cause he is weak he does walk around but does not have his old pep in him just turned 13 years old took his reading for his diabetes 184 not to bad normal reading 118 125

Submitted: 9 months ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
Show More
Show Less
Ask Your Own Dog Veterinary Question
Answered in 1 hour by:
9/21/2017
Dog Veterinarian: Scott Perry, Dog Veterinarian replied 9 months ago
Scott Perry
Scott Perry, Dog Veterinarian
Category: Dog Veterinary
Satisfied Customers: 3,029
Experience: DVM
Verified

Hello. My name is***** and I am a veterinarian that can answer your question. I understand Rocky has an upset stomach and has been acting lethargic and not eating normally. I am sorry to hear about this problem. In addition to the blood sugar, it would also be helpful to monitor his urine for sugar and ketones. Do you happen to have a urinalysis stick to measure these?

Ask Your Own Dog Veterinary Question
Was this answer helpful?

How JustAnswer works

step-image
Describe your issueThe assistant will guide you
step-image
Chat 1:1 with a dog veterinarianLicensed Experts are available 24/7
step-image
100% satisfaction guaranteeGet all the answers you need
Ask Dr. John Your Own Question
Dr. John
Dr. John
Dr. John, Texas Veterinarian
Category: Dog Veterinary
Satisfied Customers: 5,795
5,795 Satisfied Customers
Experience: Over 14 years of clinical veterinary experience

Dr. John is online now

A new question is answered every 9 seconds

How JustAnswer works:

  • Ask an ExpertExperts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional AnswerVia email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction GuaranteeRate the answer you receive.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

It was so professional, so personally concerned (as we were) and you answered all of our questions. George and I are so happy that I found "JustAnswer" on my Google search -- you are now in my "Favorites" list! And, yes we do love our kitty - she makes our life complete!

Bev & GeorgeBoca Raton, FL

Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help.

Mary C.Freshfield, Liverpool, UK

This expert is wonderful. They truly know what they are talking about, and they actually care about you. They really helped put my nerves at ease. Thank you so much!!!!

AlexLos Angeles, CA

Thank you for all your help. It is nice to know that this service is here for people like myself, who need answers fast and are not sure who to consult.

GPHesperia, CA

I couldn't be more satisfied! This is the site I will always come to when I need a second opinion.

JustinKernersville, NC

Just let me say that this encounter has been entirely professional and most helpful. I liked that I could ask additional questions and get answered in a very short turn around.

EstherWoodstock, NY

Thank you so much for taking your time and knowledge to support my concerns. Not only did you answer my questions, you even took it a step further with replying with more pertinent information I needed to know.

RobinElkton, Maryland

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Dr. Debbie

Dr. Debbie

Dog Veterinarian

904 satisfied customers

Companion animal veterinarian practicing for over 10 years.

Dr. Andy

Dr. Andy

Medical Director

16,147 satisfied customers

UC Davis graduate, emphasis in dermatology, internal medicine, pain management

Dr Scott Nimmo

Dr Scott Nimmo

Dog Veterinarian

10,315 satisfied customers

BVMS, MRCVS. { Glasgow UK }

Dr. Gary

Dr. Gary

Dog Veterinarian

10,063 satisfied customers

DVM, Emergency Veterinarian, BS (Physiology)

Dr. Scott

Dr. Scott

Veterinarian

9,615 satisfied customers

15 years of small animal, equine and pocket pet medicine and surgery.

Dr. Bruce

Dr. Bruce

Veterinarian

9,533 satisfied customers

15 years of experience as a small animal veterinarian

Rebecca

Rebecca

Dog Veterinarian

8,299 satisfied customers

More than 30 years of companion animal practice.

< Previous | Next >

Related Dog Veterinary Questions
My dog has an upset stomach he's been throwing up like 5
My dog has an upset stomach he's been throwing up like 5 times today what can I do … read more
DocPaul
DocPaul
Doctoral Degree
714 satisfied customers
Dog had two teeth absess and removed. upset stomach will not
dog had two teeth absess and removed. upset stomach will not eat. what can we do. … read more
DocPaul
DocPaul
Doctoral Degree
714 satisfied customers
Upset stomach and diarrhea. She was fine last night be
She was fine last night be better this morning and she threw it up and she has diarrhea before I take her to the vet I didn't know if there was something I could give her at home first or just let it run its course … read more
DocPaul
DocPaul
Doctoral Degree
714 satisfied customers
My sheba has upset stomach. She coughed up some mucas 4 days
My sheba has upset stomach. She coughed up some mucas 4 days ago. Now shes hesitant to eat today. What to do for her. My vet did not help and gave me cough medicine. She not have cough. … read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
Veterinary Degree (BVMS)
3,478 satisfied customers
What can you feed dogs with an upset stomach? She has had
I'm assuming it's upset, she's been kinda fussy this morning not her normal self … read more
Dr. Peter
Dr. Peter
Doctors Degree
14,326 satisfied customers
He has diarrhea & an upset stomach. He's an 8yr old Lhasa
He has diarrhea & an upset stomach JA: What sort of animal are we talking about? Customer: He's an 8yr old Lhasa Poo JA: I'll do all I can to help. What is the Lhasa's name? Customer: Homer JA: Is the… read more
Dr. Joey
Dr. Joey
Veterinarian
Post-Doctoral Degree
1,710 satisfied customers
Milo our dog was having an upset stomach this morning now
Milo our dog was having an upset stomach this morning now he's unable to walk. His back paws are bending leaving him unable to walk. … read more
Dr. Leah Hill
Dr. Leah Hill
Veterinarian
Doctor of Veterinary medicine
657 satisfied customers
My dog had a upset stomach. He is vomiting and had diarrhea.
I grill out side and put his meat with ours,i think some of the steak seasoning got on his meat,the marinate stuff … read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
Veterinary Degree (BVMS)
3,478 satisfied customers
Upset stomach. He has an upset stomach and just threw up.
Hopefully it didn't make a mess. Did the dog eat anything unusual?Customer: not that we could see ..might have eaten something in yard there was a little green glob along with just kibble… read more
DocPaul
DocPaul
Doctoral Degree
714 satisfied customers
My dog has an upset stomach...vomiting and diarrhea. We are
My dog has an upset stomach...vomiting and diarrhea … read more
Dr. Nicole
Dr. Nicole
Veterinarian
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
862 satisfied customers
Upset stomach. He has an upset stomach and just threw up.
not that we could see ..might have eaten something in yard there was a little green glob along with just kibble … read more
Dr. Rachel
Dr. Rachel
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
969 satisfied customers
My dog has an upset stomach seemingly, he is moving slow
My dog has an upset stomach seemingly, he is moving slow around the house & he is jus wanting to lay around & he won't take any food. … read more
Joan
Joan
Private
355 satisfied customers
My GSD is 9 yrs. He has an upset stomach. Running stool for
Good Morning! My GSD is 9 yrs. He has an upset stomach. Running stool for a couple weeks. He is eating regulary & f]drinking too. … read more
DrSarah
DrSarah
Veterinarian
DVM
513 satisfied customers
It seems she may have an upset stomach. crying, walking in
It seems she may have an upset stomach. crying, walking in circles, smell of vomit or may be passing gas … read more
Dr. Schmidt
Dr. Schmidt
Associate Veterinarian
DVM
939 satisfied customers
Dog has upset stomach and is being very finicky about eating
Dog has upset stomach and is being very finicky about eating kibble. Is it okay to give her some plain boiled chicken breast meat with no seasoning?… read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
Veterinary Degree (BVMS)
3,478 satisfied customers
My dog ate pistachio hes got upset stomach eating grass on
My dog ate pistachio nuts hes got upset stomach eating grass on walks lathargic what can i give him to feel better … read more
DocPaul
DocPaul
Doctoral Degree
714 satisfied customers
My Dog has a upset stomach. He has a bit of diahhorea and a
My Dog has a upset stomach JA: I'll do all I can to help. What is the matter with your dog? Customer: He has a bit of diahhorea and a upset stomach JA: Where does your dog seem to hurt? Customer: He d… read more
DocPaul
DocPaul
Doctoral Degree
714 satisfied customers
My golden has upset stomach (for 3 days) wont eat or take
My golden has upset stomach (for 3 days) wont eat or take its seizure meds. … read more
Dr. Bruce
Dr. Bruce
Veterinarian
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
9,533 satisfied customers
Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x