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Linda Simmon
Linda Simmon, Veterinarian
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Dog is eating and drinking but has not much energy. we

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dog is eating and drinking but has not much energy . we phoned to ask for a tonic for her asked to bring her in to vets tomorrow. so anxious
JA: I'll do all I can to help. What is the dog's name and age?
Customer: sheila 9
JA: Is there anything else the Vet should know before I connect you? Rest assured that they'll be able to help you.
Customer: no don think so
Submitted: 14 days ago.
Category: Vet
Expert:  Linda Simmon replied 14 days ago.
Hello, you are through to Dr Linda, a UK based vet.
I'm sorry to hear Sheila is not herself.
How can I help today?
Customer: replied 14 days ago.
worried. I don't know what to think
Customer: replied 14 days ago.
I hope it's not serious. She had kennel cough nearly this time last year
Expert:  Linda Simmon replied 14 days ago.
I understand and hopefully we have some answers very soon.When did her signs start?Anything else going on such as weight loss or vomiting?Kennel cough is a mild viral infection which most dogs clear in a week so shouldn't be at play here.
Customer: replied 14 days ago.
Dad only noticed recently
Customer: replied 14 days ago.
A few days
Expert:  Linda Simmon replied 14 days ago.
Ok, sure.Lethargy can have a wide range of causes, some serious and some not.It's great you have an appointment. The vet will examine her and may run some tests such as a blood test. Hopefully we will then have more answers and can start treatment.
Customer: replied 14 days ago.
Thanks for ur help
Expert:  Linda Simmon replied 14 days ago.
Not at all.This window stays open so you can keep me updated and ask any further questions you may have.
Customer: replied 14 days ago.
Customer: replied 12 days ago.
Hey just wanted to let u know got her checked out. She has a temperature and arthritis in her back leg
Expert:  Linda Simmon replied 12 days ago.

Oh bless her. I'm glad we have some answers and hopefully she is feeling better.