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She doesn't seem herself much, been sick not eating but

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She doesn't seem herself much, been sick not eating but seems heavier
JA: I'll do all I can to help. When did you first notice this decrease in the dog's appetite? How is her energy level?
Customer: Low energy she usually jumps up on couch but won't, no sign of injury been around 5 days not eating much just bits
JA: Does the dog seem to be in any pain?
Customer: None
JA: And what's the dog's name and age?
Customer: Biscuit 2, 3 on the 27th
JA: Is there anything else the Vet should know about Biscuit?
Customer: We did have an altercation about 3 weeks ago with another dog, a male mounted her for only a split second ,but I honestly believe he didn't get anywhere near he should

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Has Biscuit vomited in the past 48h?

Customer: replied 15 days ago.
Yh yesterday evening she had a little boiled chicken, today has only had 1 treat and has just been sick with bile

I see. How many times would you say she was sick in the past 24h?

Customer: replied 15 days ago.
Only twice, but she also had dihorea last night

Thank you. Anything else? Like sneezing or coughing?

Customer: replied 15 days ago.
Nope none

Perfect, thank you. Is Biscuit up to date with vaccines, flea and wormers?

Customer: replied 15 days ago.
all up to date

Thank you. Is it possible you send me a picture of her gums?

Also, when was her last season?

Customer: replied 15 days ago.
She finished her season around 9th August, that incident happened the 14th with the male

I see. Please try to get a picture of her gums for me.

Customer: replied 15 days ago.
It won't let me send on this message

You'd need to find the upload icon

Customer: replied 15 days ago.
No sorry, and won't let me send on clipboard

Could you try a different device? (Laptop, tablet, PC, etc)

This is odd, we usually don't have an issue with customers sending us pictures...

Customer: replied 15 days ago.
Sorry still trying only have a phone

That's ok. Maybe if you try to share the picture as a link? iCloud? or Google Drive?

Customer: replied 15 days ago.
Customer: replied 15 days ago.
Will that work

Yes, it did!  Thank you

The gums seem nice and pink, no worries about that.

Customer: replied 15 days ago.

How's her back end? Any funny smell? Any abnormal discharge from her lady bits?

Customer: replied 15 days ago.
I should of said but only today when we went for a walk she had alike a small white see thruw discharge after her wee just hanging wasn't a lot like a thread , no smells just gas really

Thank you. Please allow me a few moments to type my reply.

Customer: replied 15 days ago.
You've been great thank you

Based on the information you have provided so far my best recommendation is to give your local vet a call and arrange a hands-on examination in the following 24-48h. My main concern is a potential pyometra (inflammation of the uterus), which usually happens a month after the last season. This infection is usually hard to spot but it can be lethal if not diagnosed soon enough. We usually perform a clinical examination, we take a set of bloods and perform imagistic investigations (Abdominal Ultrasound). If we confirm, the treatment of choice is emergency ovariohysterectomy (spay) since the "bag of pus" can rupture in any moment.

The only other differentials that I have on my mind based on the information you've given me are: Urinary Tract Infection or gastro-enteritis. Neither of them are as urgent as a pyometra, so that's why I'd like Biscuit to get examined in the following 24-48h.

Customer: replied 15 days ago.
Brilliant I will do

Glad to hear that. If you've got any other questions, please don;t hesitate to contact me.

Customer: replied 15 days ago.
Will do thank you so much again

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Best wishes,

Teodora B.


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