Dog is lethergic and no appetite

My dog is lethargic and seems to have no appetite?


I don't have a lot of information (age, sex, breed, history) on this question so I can't be more specific, but there are a lot of reasons why a dog could be lethargic with no appetite. It would be best to see your veterinarian as soon as possible.

Dr. Chris

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Feb 20, 2010
Test your dog for Lyme Disease.
by: Anonymous

My dog lost his bark and then started throwing up. The vet had no clue. As time passed the dog started throwing up froth and flem. He was pawing at his face, lost appitite and became lethargic. He began gagging and could not eat at all or drink water.I had no idea it was not an upset stomach, he was having paralysis in his throat. He went from 60lbs to 42lbs. After 3 months he became lame and that was the clue that he had lyme disease. He was tested and was diagnosed with late stage Lyme Disease. He is on pain killers,appitite enhances,anti-nausia pills,zantac for stomach,doxycycline for the Lyme and steroids for the inflammed lesions in his legs.I have been feeding him baby food and baby ceriel through a large eye dropper 3 times a day. Since he cannot drink any thin liquids or he gags and aspirates I have to thicken the water with unflavored gelatin. It's been a month and the feedings are horrible for me and for him since he doesn't want to eat at all. He coughs constantly and takes robitussin DM, he is still very ill and I don't think he will ever fully recover if he does at all. He sleeps about 21 hours a day and has ok days and bad days. I'm told it could take months. If your vet doesn't know call a different one. I trusted mine and now my dog may lose his life.

Oct 17, 2009
very sick dog
by: Anonymous

my dog is a red nose pit bull dog she is 15 months old 2 days ago lost appetite and started throwing up and still is but she will not eat. ???

Sep 11, 2008
by: Anonymous

my dos over the past 2 days seems to have lost his appeite and is lethargic. For some time now he has also had bad breath

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