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She's 13 yrs old with chronic kidney issues. Doesn't want to…

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She's 13 yrs old...

She's 13 yrs old with chronic kidney issues. Doesn't want to eat anything except treats from your hand. She's getting very thin, I've tried numerous types of food if she eats some today then won't tomorrow.

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'll do all I can to help. What is the dog's name?

Chloe

Veterinarian's Assistant: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Chloe?

This is the only health problem she's ever had

Submitted: 4 months ago.Category: Dog
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Dog Specialist: PitRottMommy, Veterinary Nurse replied 4 months ago
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Dog Specialist: PitRottMommy, Veterinary Nurse replied 4 months ago

It's not uncommon for dogs with kidney problems to have fluctuations in their desire to eat. When was her last blood profile run and is she on any medication at this time? Can you list what foods you've tried thus far?

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Bloodwork in November that's when I found out what's wrong. Appetite has been slowing down since then but for the last few weeks it's extremely pòor. Can food was never part of her diet but we started giving it to encourage her. Tried Pedigree, Blue Buffalo, Halo, Ceasar, Hills even tried whiskas cat food.
Dog Specialist: PitRottMommy, Veterinary Nurse replied 4 months ago

Is she on any medication at this time?

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