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I have a day old gsp pup that is very weak and has a yellow

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I have a day old gsp pup that is very weak and has a yellow substance coming out of its nose after getting it to take milk from a syringe
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  BestFriendsVet replied 10 months ago.

Hi, I'm Dr. Vaino! Please clarify what breed (gsp?) My first thought was that he could have a cleft palate, which would cause a hole between his mouth and his nasal passages. Have you taken a peek in there and looked at his hard (upper) palate? If it's OK, then I'd say that sometimes, especially with very young babies, they commonly don't swallow correctly at first and it's common for some milk to come up out of the nose, especially if you're syringe feeding him and not bottle feeding.

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
Thanks for the response, but we already got a answer from a different service.
Expert:  BestFriendsVet replied 10 months ago.

Good luck, I hope I was helpful =)