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He is 15 years old, terrier Poodle with a terrier

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He is 15 years old, terrier Poodle with a terrier personality. He has recently lost his vision due to cataracts. Now he sleeps almost all day has low energy and bearly eats. Is he dying

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'm sorry to hear that. Could be a lot of things that cause lethargy. The Expert will know how to help the dog. Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about the dog?

I took him in and he gave him medication to stimulate his appetite

Submitted: 8 months ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
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Hi this is Dr. Sara. Sorry to hear that he feels so down. Was there any blood work done on him at your recent visit?

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