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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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Her tongue has turned from pink to dark. She has a good

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Her tongue has turned from pink to dark. She has a good appetite.
JA: I'll do all I can to help. What is wrong with the dog?
Customer: I don't know, we noticed when we were giving her heartworm meds that her tongue is dark instead of pink like usual.
JA: There are all sorts of infestations the dog can pick up. I'll have you talk to the Veterinarian who'll sort out what is wrong and help you decide what to do about it. What is the dog's name and age?
Customer: Sofie and she will be three in March
JA: How old is Sofie?
Customer: Two years, 8 months
JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Sofie?
Customer: No, she is a little overweight, but we have cut down on what she eats, we have recently started feeding her Rachel Ray's Delish can food along with dry. She used to eat the cat's food, but we have put it where she cannot get to it since she was gaining weight
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 8 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 8 months ago.

What breed is she?

Can you share pics of the tongue?

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
She is half Dachsund and half Maltese, the size and basic features of the Maltese.
Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 8 months ago.

Can you share pics of the tongue?