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Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian
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Experience:  University of California at Davis graduate veterinarian with 45 years of experience.
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My dog hasn’t eaten since yesterday morning. Drinking

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My dog hasn’t eaten since yesterday morning. Drinking normally, gums normal colour. Temperature of 38. Wee normal, haven’t seen him poo.
He was fine last night during a training session and played with friends this morning but all day has been quiet and “running away” from what I think is stomach/abdominal pain and has held his head in a low position a lot ( showing discomfort)What would you advise as the best course of action?
Submitted: 6 days ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 6 days ago.

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Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 6 days ago.

I'm sorry that your question wasn't answered in a timely manner. To answer you directly, "continuing to monitor as his clinical signs, while important, aren't pathognomonic (specifically indicative) of any one particular disorder". I understand that it's quite late where you are and so please return to our conversation when it's best convenient for you. I'm in the Pacific daylight time zone.