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An_255894 posted:
our dog 12 yrs old, had surgery to remove 2 teeth. brought her home she ate soft food (dry food mixed with canned meat). After a few days refused any food. Would take medicine, but still refused food. She ate some green beans last night but refuses anything today She is on heart med enalapril 15 mg once a day and lasix 125 twice day since her surgery

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rohvannyn responded:
Does she respond to food made into "soup" with warm water? Or salt-free broth? Maybe her gums hurt and she doesn't want to deal with the discomfort. I know that a couple days after surgery is when I often hurt most because of swelling etc. Does she seem to want to eat, but just not do it, or is she not even interested if something tasty is near her? Another thing is to ask the vet if either enalapril or furosemide (lasix) cause loss of appetite.


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