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Good morning.Im Jeanne , a U.K. based vet . I’m sorry to hear that your dog is not feeling well. What is his name ?Low protein levels can be very serious . Usually protein gets lost through a dogs intestines , kidneys or in Some cases of advanced liver failure . From what you have described it sounds like your dog is loosing protein through his intestinal tract . Has he ever had episodes of vomiting or diarrhoea in the past ? Has he had any xrays to rule out a partial obstruction . There are multiple conditions that can lead to gastro intestinal protein loss . Inflammatory bowel disease , neoplasia , addisons and many other conditions can lead to the symptoms he is showing . I’m happy to answer any further questions and talk through your concerns . If his protein levels are very low he may need an albumin transfusion . If he hasn’t had imaging yet he’ll likely need an ultrasound and further imaging to get more information starting out.
I am sorry for the delayed response . I am just busy typing a response now. Would you prefer a phone call?
Further to our phone call. I’m happy that Jack will be going to Northdowns. If you have any further questions feel free to let me know. And please keep me updated on how he does if you get a chance. I hope he can be treated and that he recovers soon.
I’m so sorry for your loss. It must have been incredibly difficult but it was the right decision . I hope that knowing you did the right thing gives you some peace of mind . Jack was lucky to have such a caring owner and I’m sure he had a wonderful life.