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My Lilly my dog has always slept with her head elevated.

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My Lilly my dog...

My Lilly my dog has always slept with her head elevated. Then today, every time she lays down in her bed or on sofa, she has head hanging down lower than her body. Also, she is not feeling good and did not eat last night nor all day today. She is drinking a lot of water. I plan to her her to vet tomorrow afternoon. Any comments?

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'll do all I can to help. Could be a lot of things that cause lethargy. The Expert will know how to help your dog. What is your dog's name and age?

Lilly and she is 13 yrs old, has severe arthritis.

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

She takes Proin for her kidneys, and also a thyroid pill and tramadol daily, gets an Advan shot weekly.

Submitted: 1 month ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
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Dog Veterinarian: DocPaul, Veterinarian replied 1 month ago
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Hi

Dr. Paul Brazzell here

Does the increased thirst correlate with the kidney problem onset or is that new?

Paul

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
Her thirst is new. She got sick Jan 18 (meds reaction); Lost 4 lbs & now weighs 26 lbs. has een feeling pretty good (I got my her eyes and her walking)....but her hanging her head over thebed concerned me.
Customer reply replied 1 month ago
Thank you. I am leaving the site now. I take her to her vet tomorrow.
Dog Veterinarian: DocPaul, Veterinarian replied 1 month ago

Okay welcome

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