11 week old pup stopped eating 2 days ago after going to vets for worming
I have a 11 week old pup that had a big belly but still could see his ribs, he also had noises in his belly after he ate. The vet tested him and said he had hookworms, neg.for parvo. Gave him a pill for the worms while we were there, 2 shots(not sure what they were, I do know it wasn't his vac.shots) he also gave me liquid medicine to give him 2 times a day for vomiting and diarrhea.
He was doing pretty good about eating Wed.and Thurs. Fri. he ate a little but threw some back up. I called and they gave me another pill medicine to give him. Now Sat.he won't eat at all for me and wants to just lay around. Please tell me what else I can do, or do I need to take him back? I asked the vet about what to feed him and he said baby food,or boiled chicken and that's what he ate Wed.and Thurs.a little on Fri.not anything though like he did the other 2 day's. Also with the wormer,I only saw worms in his stool one time. But it was a lot of them.
Thank you for your time.
It sounds as though your pup has gone through a lot of 'stuff' in the last week or so, including deworming and several different medications. It wouldn't be surprising for that to have affected his appetite and behavior as most medicines have some sort of side effects.
The fact that the first test was negative for Parvo is good, but if he continues to vomit, has diarrhea, or continues to be very lethargic, I would definitely take him back to the vet for further investigation. It could just be that his little body needs a few days to get over all the different things that are circulating in his blood, but it could be that he's been incubating some illness that is starting to be symptomatic. I'm assuming he's had at least one set of puppy shots too, but one set doesn't give immunity.
If you are not happy with your current vet, he's not answering your questions to your satisfaction, or if you just want a second opinion, don't be afraid to consult another veterinarian. Your little guy is depending on you to keep him safe, so do whatever you think is necessary.
I wish you the very best of luck and hope your puppy is doing much better soon.
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