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Experience:  DVM, Emergency Veterinarian, BS (Physiology)
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I just picked up my new puppy. She is 8 Weeks old, and she

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I just picked up my new puppy. She is 8 Weeks old, and she committed several times since I picked her up earlier this evening. I thought it might be car sickness, as she had to endure about three hours in the car, but she is noticeably uncomfortable and her nose is dry.
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Customer: Yes
JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about the puppy?
Customer: She is not playful at all, and she keeps moving around like she cannot get comfortable.
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Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Gary replied 7 months ago.
Hello. Thanks for the question. It does sound like this is probably stress induced vomiting or car sickness. There are a couple things you could give to settle her stomach. The first is Pepcid (Famotidine)- you could give 1/2 of a 10 mg tablet. The other is Meclizine (Antivert)- you can give 12.5 mg orally. Both can help with nausea and upset stomach. If that doesn't help, then I would get her seen by a vet for injectable meds and probably some fluids to help with her hydration. I hope this helps, let me know if you have any other questions.
Expert:  Dr. Gary replied 7 months ago.
Hi,

I'm just following up on our conversation about your pet. How is everything going?

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