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parvo? or flu?
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An_254063 posted:
Hello, I have a chihuaha minpin puppy he is about 13 weeks and lastnight i noticed he looked very skinny and was not eating he also look very tired and had diarreaha one time i thought he had parvo so i bought him some pedyalite and pennacilin and and hour later he is his nornal self Is this parvo? or did he just have some kind of flu?? I also have other dogs i just got the other pupps shots today so i want to know if what he has is gone?
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rohvannyn responded:
Neither parvo or flu would be cured that quickly. Your other pups aren't protected yet by their shots because the shots take time to have their full effect. It could be your pup had something else wrong with him, such as eating something bad, or maybe food poisoning, in which case he's probably feeling better with a little boost to his blood sugar and electrolytes. If you can quarantine him it would be a good idea, in case he does have parvo or flu.


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