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Hi! My name is***** am a small animal veterinarian. I am sorry to hear that Barney is not feeling well, that must be especially to see him like this after traveling home late at night. I'm currently typing up my reply. This may take a few minutes. while I work on this could you please tell me if there was anyone at home who may have noticed if Barney had any other problems while you were away?
Ultimately given the history of eating food that had gone bad and a previous episode of immune mediated disease I do think that it would be best for Barney to be evaluated at the ER, it is the safest way to ensure that he is stable. Hopefully they confirm that he is and he could come home with you before further treatment tomorrow. The reason I am concerned is that immune mediated conditions can cause deterioration, sometimes significantly, and if this is the case it is best to start treatment ASAP.
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