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Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian
Category: Dog Veterinary
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Experience:  University of California at Davis graduate veterinarian with 44 years of experience
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8 wk old puppy with a high fever she is drinking water and

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8 wk old puppy with a high fever she is drinking water and she ate she does not have diarea she had a fever 106.1 i gave he ashot of peneccillin and an oral antbiotic and 1 baby asparin she is about 20 lbs
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 1 year ago.
Aloha! You're speaking to Dr. Michael Salkin
I'm sorry that your question wasn't answered in a timely manner. My moderator asked that I take a look at it.
I can see that we need to localize where this fever is originating from. Most fevers are due to inflammation and the inflammation associated with infection is most common although trauma, malignancy, and immune-mediated disorders - a vaccine reaction, e.g. - are considerations as well. Are there any other symptoms that might help localize this - sneezing, coughing, increased respiratory rate, pale mucous membranes as seen on her gums or tongue, vomiting, lameness, or swellings or wounds suggestive of abscess?
Which oral antibiotic have you given her, please? Has she had any vaccines?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I have givin her a shot of long acting penicillin. And an oral anti biotic. Zole no trauma she has had 2 vaccinations neo par
Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 1 year ago.
Thank you for the additional information. Which oral antibiotic, please? When was the last vaccine administered?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Plaese call me
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Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 1 year ago.
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