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Dr. Gary, Dog Veterinarian
Category: Dog
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Experience:  DVM, Emergency Veterinarian; BS (Physiology) Michigan State Univ
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Has a history of EPI, have noted in the last couple of day,

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Has a history of EPI, have noted in the last couple of day, she is showing a decrease in appetite, excessive panting, Looks to have lost some weight, is driniking
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Problems with drinking can be serious. I'm glad you noticed it. The Veterinarian will know what to do. What is the dog's name and age?
Customer: Greta and she is 9 years old
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Greta?
Customer: she is just moping around the house, not as active. Just seems off
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 10 months ago.

Hello, JACustomer. I have been a Veterinary Nurse for over 15 years and would be happy to help you today. I'm reviewing your question right now.

Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 10 months ago.

I am sorry that your question was not responded to before now.

1) How is your companion feeling this morning?
2) When was the last time she had general blood work performed?
3) Any meds to treat the EPI? If so, what?
4) Any vomiting or diarrhea?
5) Does her abdomen look the same size, smaller or larger?
6) What is she typically fed as far as a diet goes? Please be as descript as possible.