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She has diarrhea and urinating a lot. Ginger and she’s 14.

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She has diarrhea and...

She has diarrhea and urinating a lot

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'm sorry to hear that. What is the dog's name and age?

Ginger and she’s 14

Veterinarian's Assistant: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Ginger?

No she has been healthy all her life

Submitted: 7 months ago.Category: Dog
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Dog Specialist: Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian replied 7 months ago
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Dog Specialist: Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian replied 7 months ago

I'm sorry that your question wasn't answered in a timely manner and I'm sorry to hear of this with Ginger. "Urinating a lot" can describe a stranguric dog - one with frequent attempts to urinate small amounts or no urine, or, instead, urinating a higher volume of urine (polydipsia) which is often accompanied by increased thirst (polyuria). Can you clarify which of these scenarios exist, please?

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
She is drinking water normal and when she was having diarrhea it seemed that she wasn’t finished. She only peed this morning no bowel movement yet
Dog Specialist: Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian replied 7 months ago

Thank you for the additional information. Please continue to monitor her as we don't have enough information at this time to make an assessment of her health. I'd like you to return to this conversation in 12 hours, please, with an update. There's no extra charge for you to do so. You can bookmark this page for ease of return.

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
I think she’s better today, no diarrhea, I waited 12 hours. I think she just had to many treats and to much fatty foods
Dog Specialist: Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian replied 7 months ago

That's good to hear. I appreciate your taking the time to let me know.

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
Thank you
Dog Specialist: Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian replied 7 months ago

You're quite welcome.

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