Q. Vomiting, loss of appetite, very thick drool, fowl smeeling breath, lethargic 11 year old black lab mix.

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A. If all of these symptoms appeared together, your dog may have some kidney disease. Other possibilities include ingestion of something that has caused GI upset or an obstruction, dental disease, injury or tumor, just to name a few. I recommend getting him in to see your vet right away for an exam and labwork to determine the cause for your dog's illness and get him started on treatment as soon as possible.

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