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lovefromtampa19
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PostSubject: Should I be concerned about this?!   Sun Aug 05, 2012 12:02 am

I just recently took my girl to the vet, she was two pounds lighter than the last time she was there which was about 6-8 months ago. I don't see this as a significant amount of weight, but the vet had mentioned something about doing some testing. Which freaked me out when hearing this. My girl is getting older, so this just concerned me. We are guessing around 9 years old. But she still acts how she normally does, runs, eats well, etc. Should I really be concerned about these two pounds? She weighs 51 pounds. Is that average or what? Any answers would be great Smile
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PostSubject: Re: Should I be concerned about this?!   Sun Aug 05, 2012 8:40 am

Im not sure why your vet would be worried about 2 pounds unless she is really skinny? Did he mention what tests he wants to perform? Maybe he is worried about parasites?
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PostSubject: Re: Should I be concerned about this?!   Sun Aug 05, 2012 9:23 am

That weight sounds normal to me.. I would find out what test he wants to do and what he is concerned about maybe something to do with her age..
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