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I took my dog to a kennel while we were gone for 9 days. We just moved to the area so it was a new place. When I picked him up he was really skinny and then they told me he didn’t eat while he was there. He did drink though. I bought some canned food and he is eating that but only takes one or two bites of his hard food. What else can I give him to put the 20 pounds back on him? He is 13 years old and will be 14 next month. He is a whippet so the weight loss was really noticeable.

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'm sorry to hear that. Strange behavior is often perplexing. I'm sure the Veterinarian can help you. What is the dog's name?

Speedy

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

He does have a ball size hard tumor in his neck area. It’s been there for two years and has never bothered him .

Submitted: 7 months ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
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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

I am very sorry to see that none of our other Experts have reached out to you before now. I just came online and found that your question had not been addressed. How is your companion at this time?

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
I got a appointment with a vet here but thank you for asking.
Dog Veterinarian: PitRottMommy, Veterinary Nurse replied 7 months ago

Let me know if you need any further support.

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
I won’t be charged since I didn’t receive a answer correct?
Dog Veterinarian: PitRottMommy, Veterinary Nurse replied 7 months ago

I don't have that information, but customer service does. And I'll contact them for you. Experts only help customers with their topic questions. CS handles billing info.

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
Thank you so much!
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