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Question about my old dog?? is she dying? (update page 2)

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by stephanie1992, Jan 9, 2012.

  1. stephanie1992

    stephanie1992 Chillin' With My Peeps

    She is 18 years old this year-i had her since i was 3
    She hasnt ate much today
    she vometed alot today
    and has diareha
    she walks around and then trys to vomit again
    she has nothin in her belly to throw up
    she drank some water
    i have her laying down resting
    but im worried about her
    is she dying? or is she just sick??
    she can walk and stand.
    but now she wont drink water and im not even ganna try to feed her right now.
    im very worried.....[​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Jan 9, 2012
  2. geepy

    geepy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 24, 2009
    central FL
    What breed is she?
     
  3. stephanie1992

    stephanie1992 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:mix. shes about 30 pounds
     
  4. geepy

    geepy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 24, 2009
    central FL
    18 is quite old for a dog. Has she seen a vet lately?
     
  5. stephanie1992

    stephanie1992 Chillin' With My Peeps

    she went 2 months ago. and they said she was healthy. only problem was arthritis and we got medication for it.
     
  6. domino7

    domino7 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Obviously, nobody can tell you that over the internet. You should take her to the vet. Good luck!
     
  7. stephanie1992

    stephanie1992 Chillin' With My Peeps

    heres a pic of her i took a few days ago

    [​IMG]


    and no vets are open right now
     
  8. Mrs. Feathers

    Mrs. Feathers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wow! 18 is a very long life for a dog. You must be giving her a wonderful life with lots of love.
    I would suggest giving her what she feels she can handle, keep her warm and comfortable with lots of gentle cuddles and love and do give your vet a call in the morning as, like older humans, older dogs can dehydrate quickly.
    If it is her time she will let you know in her own way.
    Hugs to you both and I hope you have a peaceful night.
    It is not easy helping our dear friends through their final stages of life.
    [​IMG]
     
  9. geepy

    geepy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 24, 2009
    central FL
    If ya can, maybe another trip to the vet to check her over.
     
  10. jadasmommy7

    jadasmommy7 Out Of The Brooder

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    Is it bloody stool? It sounds like Parvo. Old dogs and puppies get it. If she starts having seizures, find an emergency vet. I hope everything is okay, but 18 is very old for a dog!! [​IMG] It might be hard but if she is still sick tomorrow I would take her to the vet for sure tomorrow if possible. The vet might recommend you to put her down.
     
    Last edited: Jan 9, 2012

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