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My 6 year old golden retriever threw up about 5 days ago.That was the only time.He just once to lay and sleep.He really isn't interested in food but is drinking.
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675347 tn?1365460645
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He needs to see a vet. It is worrying that a 6 year old is that lethargic. It is not normal. Also, while he won't get dehydrated if he's drinking and keeping it down, (providing he doesn't also have diarrhea?)  5 days without any food is not good.
Something is going on with him that only a vet can help you with I think.
441382 tn?1452810569
I totally agree with Ginger.  A six year old dog that isn't interested in eating needs to be at the vet ASAP.  Only a vet can tell what is going on, they can palpate the abdomen and take an x-ray to see if there is anything structural going on or if there is a blockage.  

How long has it been since he has eaten?  Is he still going to the toilet?  If not, how long has it been since he has?  

Ghilly
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Take your dog to the vet! There could be serious issues, which could lead to death.
Are you willing to take that chance?
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