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She won't eat or drink. She is 13 yrs old, deaf and mostly…

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She won't eat or...

She won't eat or drink. She is 13 yrs old, deaf and mostly blind.

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'm sorry to hear that. What is the dog's name?

Ellie

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

She's a 9 lb doxie

Submitted: 7 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 has these signs?

Any retching, lip licking, drooling, vomiting, or diarrhea?

Can she keep water down?

Any breathing changes?

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

If you press on her belly, any discomfort, tenderness, or tensing?

Could she have eaten something harmful (ie bones, toys, plants, chemicals, etc)?

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