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Thick viscous salva from my boxer constantly, does not want

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Thick viscous salva from my boxer constantly, does not want to drink and getting food down is hard
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. What is the dog's name and age?
Customer: Maxine 5 years
JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Maxine?
Customer: She has deformed kidneys but right now that seems to be okay. A tremendous amount of food allergies and is on perina ha
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  Drhollowayvet replied 11 months ago.

Hello this is Dr. Holloway but you can call me Dr. H, and I am a licensed veterinarian.

I understand that Maxine is hyper-salivating and having a hard time swallowing and not drinking water. These do sound serious indeed and could indicate a neurological abnormality.

Are you able to tell if she is able to move her tongue well?

When you feel her throat does she have a good swallow reflex?

- Dr. H