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I am worried he might be dying. He is ambulatory. He is

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I am worried he...

I am worried he might be dying. He is ambulatory. He is shaking like he cold all the time. In 2 weeks he has had a dramatic weight change. He was his tail off and on but he is no longer playful. His breathing is labored at times. He is a Shar Lei and has thick yellowish drainage coming from his eyes.

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'll do all I can to help. Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about the dog?

No except he does have a foul odor

Submitted: 1 month ago.Category: Dog
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Dog Specialist: PitRottMommy, Veterinary Nurse replied 1 month ago

How old is he?

Has your vet performed any diagnostics like bloodwork or x-rays? If so, when?

Has he lost weight or gained?

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