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Dog lethargic will not drink. 24 hrs duration. On chronic

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Dog lethargic will not drink. 24 hrs duration. On chronic prednisone for skin allergies. Weaned down from 20mg to current 5 mg per day over last 6 mo. Has been on 5 per day for about 2 months. Also Benadryl 25mg per day and may have got additional dose at night about 5 days nts ago.
Got her to eat honey which now I fear was wrong and she ate a hot dog. But will not drink. Should I just bring her in now emergently or wait how long to see if eating helps? Thanks for ur help.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  Christian K. replied 2 years ago.


This is Dr. Christian. I'd like to help. Has Mary had any vomiting or diarrhea? Is she having any difficult breathing? Are her gums a normal pink color?

Expert:  Christian K. replied 2 years ago.
I'm just following up on our conversation about Mary. How is everything going?
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