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He is not acting himself and is just lying around. Chester…

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He is not acting...

He is not acting himself and is just lying around

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 the dog. What is the dog's name and age?

Chester not very old black lab and beagle

Submitted: 3 months ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
He’s not responding much to anything I have to pick him up to get on the couch
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Tell me what could be wrong with him
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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Joey, Board Certified replied 3 months ago
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Hello I am Dr. Joey. Thanks for asking your question and trusting me to help you and your pet today. I am a licensed veterinarian with over 18 years of experience. I am unfortunately unable to make a phone call due to laws in my state but I can proceed in this email/conversation form. Many of us veterinarians have this limitation. If you only want a phone call, I can opt out and see if any vet may be able to do that who pops online.

In the meantime I need a bit more information. Lethargy is very nonspecific and can be due to a host of possible issues.

1)Does Chester have any other problems (not eating, vomiting/diarrhea, existing health problems, on medications, new medications)?

2) Has anything changed recently (new food, new treat, ingestion of a toy, etc)?

3) What do his gums look like? Are they normal pink and moist to the touch or are they pale/white or yellow?

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