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Have small rat terrier, has been recently spayed at 8 years old. When spayed she had been out of heat two mo. But when spayed vet swore she was still in heat. Severe swollen stomach, cut food back, still as big as a barn even though she is a small rat terrier. Still active when chasing a squirrel but at night moans in sleep as in pain. Could a small dog under 25 lbs still have bloat?

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. What is the dog's name?

Meg

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

She has been tested for worms, shots all current and no vomiting. She eats about as much as you would feed a 8 lb dog (restricted diet to help lose weight but not losing.)

Submitted: 8 months ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
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Dog Veterinarian: DocPaul, Veterinarian replied 8 months ago
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Hi.

Dr. Paul Brazzell here.

Are you able to send me a photo of her abdomen? This would really help me assess things.

Still eating and drinking?
Paul

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