WhippetWoman wrote:Have you had a dog diagnosed recently?
About a month ago one of my females (age 6) had the runs, so I did what I normally do (fast for 24 hrs, then introduce bland food in small amounts to not overwhelm the system) and within a week, the diarrhea had not cleared up (no matter what I fed her) and she had dropped weight, of course. So off to the vet, for some anti-diarrheal meds, which cleared it up, but her body was looking like she was still losing weight. Muscle mass, basic shape of a healthy whippet, etc. So back to the vet to do fecal, urine and blood work, all of which came back normal (except her protein was a little low).
Now over the course of this past month, her appetite is good, she still has watery poop and her ribs appear quite sprung, she's a bit guarded in the belly area and her breathing is faster. We're off to the vet again on Friday to do a chest xray and an utlrasound. I suspect she has cancer,
She has no masses that are visible on her body, I suspect though, that her insides may tell a different story.
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