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Dr Scott Nimmo
Dr Scott Nimmo, Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon.
Category: Vet
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Experience:  BVMS, MRCVS. { Glasgow UK }
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My mums dog became very sick yesterday

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My mums dog became very sick yesterday and we took him to the vets straight away. She advised he had a high temperature and his abdomen was possibly swollen but it may be an infection. She gave him Zantac and antibiotic & painkilling injections. He was also panting a lot. This morning he was worse and although no longer panting he is no longer walking about at all and is very lethargic. We took him back to the vet this morning who advised his temperature was now low and his heart sounded weaker. He was given a heart tablet and a water relief injection. He has not urinated all day and is only sipping water. Should we take him to an emergency vet and can you advise what might be wrong with him?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Vet