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My 13-year-old pit mix is panting, pacing and can’t lay

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Hi there. My 13-year-old...

Hi there. My 13-year-old pit mix is panting, pacing and can’t lay down. She’s trying to, but gets up every time. I touched her abdomen and she yelped. I’m fearing the worst. She DOES have some spinal calcification/arthritis, but this seems different. She won’t stop moving, which is not normal for her. I just had a check up with her last week with my vet and everything seemed fine. I don’t know what to do.

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?

Poodle

Veterinarian's Assistant: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Poodle?

Occasional seizures in the past

Submitted: 7 months ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
She’s laying down now for the first time today.
Customer reply replied 7 months ago
just to be certain, this is not lethargy. It’s kind of the opposite.
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Dog Veterinarian: PitRottMommy, Veterinary Nurse replied 7 months ago
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Dog Veterinarian: PitRottMommy, Veterinary Nurse replied 7 months ago

Is Poodle on any medication at this time?

Any vomiting or diarrhea?

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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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
She died this afternoon. Thanks for the response. How do I cancel this subscription
Customer reply replied 7 months ago
It was Internal bleeding due to ruptured spleen
Dog Veterinarian: PitRottMommy, Veterinary Nurse replied 7 months ago

I'll reach out to customer service for you.

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