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He’s licking his mouth over and over. Like he’s nauseas. I…

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He’s licking his mouth...

He’s licking his mouth over and over

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'll do all I can to help. What is wrong with the dog?

Like he’s nauseas

Veterinarian's Assistant: Hopefully it didn't make a mess. Did the dog eat anything unusual?

I don’t know - we’ve had people here for the holidays and kids and a ton of stuff all over

Veterinarian's Assistant: What is the dog's name and age?

He’s 9 and his name is***** was diagnosed with hemangiosarcoma about 4 weeks ago

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

He had a splenectomy and the cancer wasn’t found anywhere else

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Hello & welcome, I am Dr. B, a licensed veterinarian and I would like to help you today.

How long has he been showing signs?

Any retching, gagging, drooling, or vomiting?

Can he eat/drink and keep everything down?

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

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

Could he have eaten anything harmful (ie bones, toys, plants, chemicals, human meds, etc)?

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