Q. Kyoshi, or 14 yr old shiba inu had surgery on Sept 19th- sh had a large fatty tumor removed . After surgery- she drank a lot of water but didn't eat

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A. It is quite normal after an anaesthetic to feel a bit nauseous and not keen to eat. They can often be very thirsty from the anaesthetic and from the tube that has been placed. These effects should be out of the dogs system within 24-48 hours.

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