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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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My dog is 16 years old will not eat or drink and his urine

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my dog is 16 years old will not eat or drink and his urine is blackish color. Last time I took him to bet said he was old and blind and wanted to put him down I don't want to put him down just want help him if possible.
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. What is the dog's name?
Customer: Skip he is rat terrier maultee mix.
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about your Rat Terrier?
Customer: Nothing except will not eat or drink . He feels very hot to me.
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 2 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 2 months ago.

1) How long has it been since he ate and drank?
2) Any vomiting or diarrhea?
3) When was bloodwork and a urinalysis last run?