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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 yelps when she moves. She won't eat and is just laying

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She yelps when she moves. She won't eat and is just laying around.. She is usually very active. Tail hanging down and moves very slow when she does get up.
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Could be a lot of things that cause lethargy. The veterinarian will know how to help the dog. What is the dog's name and age?
Customer: Her name os scruffy and she is 3 years old
JA: Is there anything else the veterinarian should be aware of about os?
Customer: She was fine and active when I came to work. The woman that comes to my house to keep her just called me and told me all this.
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 11 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 11 months ago.

1) What breed is Scruffy?
2) Any history of illness or injury?

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
She is a mixed breed and has had no problems at all before this today.
Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 11 months ago.

How much does she weigh? Is she prone to jumping on to and off of elevated surfaces like furniture? Is she still eating and drinking well?