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3 year old chihuahua will not drink water or eat and acts…

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3 year old chihuahua...

3 year old chihuahua will not drink water or eat and acts like she can't go to the bathroom

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

Chulita

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

She's been doing just fine but started acting like this today

Submitted: 7 months ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Schmidt, Dog Veterinarian replied 7 months ago
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Hello, this is Dr. Schmidt. I cannot make a diagnosis over the internet, but I can give you some advice regarding your dog. I would try to offer her low sodium chicken broth or Pedialyte to get some fluids into her tonight. I would also offer her some boiled chicken, white rice and green beans tonight to get some extra water into her instead of kibble. If she is straining to go to the bathroom, you can give her some Miralax (1/4 tsp) in the event she has some constipation. If these don't relieve her symptoms by tomorrow, I would take her in to the vet for an xray. Let me know if you have any follow up questions.

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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Schmidt, Dog Veterinarian replied 7 months ago
Hi,

I'm just following up on our conversation about your pet. How is everything going?

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