Priority: Immediate


  • This is an emergency.
  • Contact your veterinarian or after-hours emergency care facility immediately.

Symptom Considerations

  • Your dog can be lethargic many different reasons.
  • Other symptoms can help identify the cause.
    • Please repeat the Pet Health Checker to assess symptoms not already addressed.
  • Some questions to prepare for:
    • When did your dog start acting lethargic?
    • Is it constant, or does your dog go through periods of lethargy?
    • Is your dog still responsive to you when lethargic?
  • Your dog may need:
    • Blood work
    • Urinalysis
    • X-rays