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I have a 5 month old siberian husky. She hasn't been eating

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I have a 5 month old siberian husky. She hasn't been eating for the last 2 days. She has no energy at all. Within the last hour her head is shaking and her eyes seem to go in different directions. What could be wrong
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. What is the dog's name?
Customer: Harly
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Harly?
Customer: No
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. B. replied 2 months ago.

Hello & welcome, I am Dr. B, a licensed veterinarian and I would like to help you with today. I do apologize that your question was not answered before. Different experts come online at various times; I just came online, read about your wee one’s situation, and wanted to help.

Again I do apologize that my colleagues could not aid you sooner, but can you tell me:

Do you mean she is shaking like a head tremor or as if her ears/mouth are irritating her?

Are the eyes flickering back and forth quickly?

Any gagging, retching, lip licking, drooling or vomiting?

Is she drinking?

Are her gums pink or pale/white? Moist or sticky?

If you press on her belly, does she have any discomfort, tenderness, or tensing?

Could she have eaten something she should not have (ie bones, toys, rocks, plants, chemicals, etc)?

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
Her head is shaking like tremors. She is hardly drinking and can barely stand.
Customer: replied 2 months ago.
Her pupils seem to dilate when her head tremors and it almost seems that they go in different directions. We are having to carry her because she cannot walk.
Expert:  Dr. B. replied 2 months ago.

Oh dear,

Any chance of toxin ingestion then?

Could she have had a head trauma?

Is she a runt?

Are those pink as they should be?

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