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Dr. Gary, Dog Veterinarian
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Experience:  DVM, Emergency Veterinarian; BS (Physiology) Michigan State Univ
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She is panting and shaking and she has been sick JA: I'm sorry

Customer Question

She is panting and shaking and she has been sick
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. What is the dog's name and age?
Customer: She is called Leana she is 12 years old
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Leana?
Customer: She has arthritis she is on painkillers and steroids
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  Dr. Amanda replied 1 year ago.


My name is***** and I am sorry to hear that Leana is sick this evening. Can you be more precise on describing her symptoms?

First, how much does she weigh?

What medications is she taking for arthritis?

Vomiting or diarrhea?

Eating and drinking?

Any changes in her ability to walk or move around?

What color are her gums? They should be a medium pink color.

Does her breathing appear normal or labored?

Coughing or sneezing?

Please let me know some more specifics about what is going on with Leana so I can help her today.

Best regards,

Dr. Amanda

Expert:  Dr. Amanda replied 1 year ago.


How is Leana tonight? Is she feeling better? What other questions do you have for me?

Dr. Amanda