Not energetic like he used to be

by Santiago guevara
(San antonio tx bexar)

Have a rottweiler, is my 1st puppy.

When I got him he was energetic, so active and outgoing is been two days now that he’s not the same.

He’s not eating, just laying down I hug him the last time and he made a pain sound like if I was hurt his tummy?

P.s and he is pooping a lot and nasty can u help!!!

Hi Santiago
You’re puppy is not well and he needs to be seen by a veterinarian immediately.

He’s displaying lethargy and has diarrhea and no appetite, these symptoms usually mean one of the common, contagious dog diseases and in this case I’m particularly worried about Parvo in puppies.

Rottweilers are a breed that is very prone to catching this horrible and very severe canine disease, and your pup is displaying what could be Parvo symptoms.

Without treatment a puppy is very likely to die from this disease, so get him to your vet right now. He needs to be evaluated and get a professional diagnosis, and if necessary treatment started.

Of course there are other possible reasons for his symptoms, and I’m sorry to have to frighten you with the ‘worst case scenario’. Unfortunately if a puppy owner takes a wait-and-see attitude to a pup with Parvo there is usually a tragic outcome and it is always better to be safe than sorry.

Please get your pup to your vet asap, his life could well depend on it. I wish you lots of luck and hope he makes a full recovery.

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Nov 18, 2011

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Nov 10, 2011

by: Debby Kendall

GET HIM TO YOUR VET ASAP !!! DO NOT GUESS THIS. It could be serious I hope it’s not ,good luck. Let us know what is going on with your puppy Iam concerned.

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