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My dogs liver enzymes are elevated. He does not show any…

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My dogs liver enzymes...

My dogs liver enzymes are elevated. He does not show any signs of having any liver problems. My vet is recommending that a sono gram be done. Can you tell me what might be wrong? Just curious

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

Nothing seemstobe wrong. Has a very healthy appetite

Veterinarian's Assistant: Where does your dog seem to hurt?

Well when we touch him sometimes he yelps.

Veterinarian's Assistant: Can you see anything that looks wrong or different?

No nothing

Veterinarian's Assistant: Is your dog eating normally?

He isa mix breed of terrier, dachshund and Chuwaa (sorry about spelling) and vet thinks he should weigh about 15 lbs. he has maintained 28 now for a long time and does not seem to lose

Veterinarian's Assistant: Is your dog having trouble peeing or pooing?

Nope

Veterinarian's Assistant: OK. No obvious problems there. How is your dog behaving differently?

He isn’t

Veterinarian's Assistant: OK. No obvious behavior changes. What is your dog's name and age?

Bandit 6 yrs

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

Not really

Submitted: 24 days ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
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Dog Veterinarian: DocPaul, Veterinarian replied 24 days ago
DocPaul
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Hi

Dr. Paul Brazzell here

I specialize in ultrasound and my wide is a double board-certified veterinary pathologist

Can you get us the lab results including the normal ranges

And did they check urine?

Only one set of tests?

Paul

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Customer reply replied 24 days ago
Not at this time. My vet here is checking into a place to do a sono. I was just wondering what could cause this
Customer reply replied 24 days ago
What kind of diease
Customer reply replied 24 days ago
I think I will wait to see what she comes up with. Sorry for bothering and taking up your time.
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