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Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian
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Experience:  University of California at Davis graduate veterinarian with 45 years of experience
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My 7 year old male lab drinks a lot of water. He has had 2

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My 7 year old male lab drinks a lot of water. He has had 2 blood test, full panel and another to check liver values while fasting. No urinary tract infection. Vet does not know what is wrong, Should I get a second opinion?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 1 year ago.

Can you upload a copy of his test results to our conversation? I understand that you might not have a copy of the results at home but his vet should be able to give you one which you could scan into your computer and give me the link or you can photograph the page(s) and upload the images by using the paperclip icon in the toolbar above your message box (if you can see such an icon) or by using an external app such as or I'm sorry that your question wasn't answered in a timely manner. It's 7AM here.

Are there any other symptoms of concern? Eating excessively or poorly, vomiting, diarrhea, etc?

Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 1 year ago.
Hi Elizabeth,
I'm just following up on our conversation about Bauer. How is everything going?
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