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Toothless Senior Pomeranian Not Eating, Running, Walking, Sleeping Well
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kikiokii posted:
My 15 year old Pomeranian have recently stopped eating, and the only thing he's willing to eat is grass! He is not lethargic or showing signs of pain at all. I took him to the vet and he gave him a shoot of 2 weeks antibiotics and has been on IV treatment for 2 days but no sign of improvement on his eating. The vet have not been able to find out the problem causing the eating disorder. He did the x-ray and there is nothing going on in his body (i.e. nothing trapped inside to make him not wanting to eat). The vet had also did a blood work on him and found that his liver, kidney, and pancreas are in usually high levels. The vet has not released my dog back home and wants to keep him in the clinic for monitor, and he is replacing the IV treatment to injections underneath his skin. I am super concern and have searched all over the internet for any similar stories, but with no success.
I really need some opinions. Is my dog not wanting to eat because of his dental issue or is there something more serious going on inside his body? What can I do to help him? Thanks in advance for any reply. Much, much appreciated!!!
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Home2strays responded:
do you feed him people food?
 
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Bonnie Beaver, BS, DVM, MS responded:
How distressing! It sounds like your veterinarian is taking excellent care of your little dog and looking for all the types of things that should be looked for. There are times when we just can not find causes of things and there is no way that we, reading your plight, can guess about the cause. Hopefully your veterinarian will find something soon or that your dog will respond to the treatment he is getting. Sorry I can't help, but your veterinarian is doing a good job of trying.
 
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kikiokii replied to Bonnie Beaver, BS, DVM, MS's response:
thanks for the reply Bonnie. The vet thinks that it might be his gum that's affecting his appetite... i've tried tempting him with everything i could come across and he shows no signs of interest in the food.... the vet did recommend that we work on his gum... but then im ify if he's in a alright condition to go through anesthesia.... considering the fact that he's 15 yrs old....
 
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kikiokii replied to Home2strays's response:
we do feed him people food... but mostly like the very blend stuff... like boiled chicken meat and rice.... and he is not interested in whatever he seems to be in love with previously....


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