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My 9 year old rottie has stopped eating properly about 2 weeks

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My 9 year old rottie has stopped eating properly about 2 weeks ago now she just takes a few hand fed tidbitd a day ( refused fresh steakthis morning) ,she's drinking quite a lot - and is sleeping more than usual.
Blood tests (last Saturday) show nothing vet dosen't think she can feel anything in her abdomen. She been in very good health -(had a large mouth polyp removed about a month ago)... don't know what else to do for her. How will I know if she's in pain?
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  Dr. Peter replied 4 years ago.
Welcome and thanks for asking your question. My name is Dr. Peter I am a licensed veterinarian. I am happy to answer your question today. First I need to ask you a few questions so that I can be well informed and give you the best advice.

1- Is it fair to say she is drinking more than usual?
2- Is she losing weight?
3- Any other symptoms?
4- Is she on any medications?

There may be a slight delay between your follow ups and my replies as I type out a thorough reply for you.