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21st April 2009, 10:55 PM
My friends pup Oliver is not feeling well, as the situation stands he has been to the vet. the vet gave him fluids and round of de-worming meds. the pups is lethargic, vomited multiple times since last night, and bloody poo. any ideas what might be up with Oliver?
21st April 2009, 11:39 PM
The vet would know best -- what did they say? A serious worm load could cause those problems or gastroenteritis (which can be very serious) but so could something severe like parvo. Was the pup from a reputable breeder and does it have initial vaccines and is this absolutely certain? If the puppy remains lethargic I would get him to the vet immediately. Survival can be dependent on how fast the pup gets correct treatment. If he saw the vet yesterday and vomited and had bloody poo since then I'd definitely be on to the emergency vet if the regular vet is closed.
21st April 2009, 11:50 PM
Oliver is about 8 months old now and he is up to date on his shots, he came from a good breeder and this is his first major issue.
22nd April 2009, 02:00 AM
when vomiting and bloody poo happened to Pixie, she needed antibiotics for colitis. Bandit has had two bouts of colitis (thankfully a while back and not recently) and he also was put on antibiotics. It could be that is what this pup needs. Hopefully it is nothing like Parvo if he's up to date like you believe he is on shots.
22nd April 2009, 02:03 AM
hope he feels better :confused:
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