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My dog has just suddenly started excessively drooling. She is alert, heart beat is regular. no vomiting

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'm sorry to hear that. Hopefully it didn't make a mess. Did your dog eat anything unusual?

Not that we saw but there are weeds in the yard? I have no idea what kind.

Veterinarian's Assistant: What is the dog's name and age?

Coco 4years 5lbs 4oz

Veterinarian's Assistant: How old is Coco?

4 years old

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

She is being very quiet but not sleepy

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Dog Specialist: Dr. John, Texas Veterinarian replied 2 years ago
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Hello. Thanks for writing in. My name is***** and I would be happy to help you. I do have a couple more questions, though, to see if I can better assess your situation.

What was she doing before this started?

When was the last time she ate?

Any vomiting?

Are you able to take a look into her mouth? If so, is there any redness, irritation, sores, swellings or foreign bodies noted?

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
She was resting.
She ate at 5pm
novomiting
she does notwant me to look in her mouth
Dog Specialist: Dr. John, Texas Veterinarian replied 2 years ago

Thanks for the information. Is it normal for her to not want you to look into her mouth?

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Thanks but my vet just said to take her to ER care thanks
Dog Specialist: Dr. John, Texas Veterinarian replied 2 years ago

You are very welcome. I would agree if her reluctance to open the mouth is something new. It could be something she ingested, including a toxin, a sore or a foreign body. Let me know if you have further concerns.

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Dog Specialist: Dr. John, Texas Veterinarian replied 2 years ago
Hi,
I'm just following up on our conversation about your pet. How is everything going?
Dr. John
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