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Dr Scott Nimmo, Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon.
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Experience:  BVMS, MRCVS. { Glasgow UK }
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my 10 year lab has lost weight hes not eating as much hes

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Hi my 10 year lab has lost weight hes not eating as much hes drinking plenty weeing normal the other normal to a bit norfagic
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Vet
Expert:  Dr. B. replied 2 years ago.

Hello & welcome, I am Dr. B, a licensed veterinarian and I would like to help you with your wee one today.


How long has he had these signs?

Do you think he is drinking more then he used to?

Any vomiting, retching, gagging, or lip licking?

Are his gums pink or pale/white? Moist or sticky?

Any diarrhea?


If you press on his belly, does he have any discomfort, tenderness, or tensing?


Could he have eaten something he should not have (ie bones, toys, rocks, plants, chemicals, etc)?