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My dog is not eating but shes drinking water. No bowel

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My dog is not...

My dog is not eating but shes drinking water. No bowel movements and has vomited clear liquids. She is constantly licking her private area and also drinking a lot of water. Help me please.

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'll do all I can to help. Hopefully it didn't make a mess. Did your dog eat anything unusual?

No. Want eat her dog food at all

Veterinarian's Assistant: OK. The Expert will know what to do. What is your dog's name and age?

Santana 11yrs old

Veterinarian's Assistant: How old is Santana?

11 years old

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

Sleeping a lot

Submitted: 23 days ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Rachel, Dog Veterinarian replied 23 days ago
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Welcome to JustAnswer.com! My name is***** and I have been a licensed veterinarian for 10 years. I would be happy to answer your question. I'm sorry to hear that Santana is not eating and is sleeping a lot. How long has that been going on?

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Customer reply replied 23 days ago
For about a week
Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Rachel, Dog Veterinarian replied 23 days ago

Older dogs can develop some conditions that can cause the signs that Santana is having. The excessive water drinking can be a sign of kidney disease and diabetes. Dogs with kidney disease are prone to getting urinary tract infections. I wonder if that is what's going on. I would have a urinalysis done at your vet's office.

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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Rachel, Dog Veterinarian replied 23 days ago

They may also recommend getting some blood work to check for diabetes, kidney and liver disease.

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Customer reply replied 23 days ago
She is also bleeding. We thought she was in her period about 2 weeks ago and then it stopped. But now she's back to bleeding again. It just comes out
Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Rachel, Dog Veterinarian replied 23 days ago

Is she bleeding from her vagina? And is it urine with blood in it, or is it straight blood? Another things that concerns me is a pyometra (infected uterus). If she is septic from that, that can also cause excessive drinking. I would get her in to the vet.

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Customer reply replied 23 days ago
From her vagina. I thinks it's both. She's also been peeing in the house a lot
Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Rachel, Dog Veterinarian replied 23 days ago

I would definitely get her to the vet as soon as possible to have a urinalysis and blood work to figure out what's going on.

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Customer reply replied 23 days ago
Okay and thank you
Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Rachel, Dog Veterinarian replied 23 days ago

You're welcome. I hope she's okay. If I've been helpful, I would greatly appreciate your 5-star rating. I would also be happy to continue our conversation if you have any other questions.

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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Rachel, Dog Veterinarian replied 20 days ago
Hi,

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

Dr. Rachel
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