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Cur: 10 week old..old Black..yesterday, he seemed fine at lunch

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We have a 10 week old Black Cur puppy. The day before yesterday, he seemed fine at lunch, and when he went to do his business, he had a bit of thr runs. Then, all of a sudden, he seemed to pass out. He was breathing but non-responsive. He stayed that way for about 4 hours. When he woke up, he was VERY glassy eyed, and seemed drunk. He kept yawning, couldn't stand on his own, seemed to be running a fever. After a few more houra, he started to walk on his own, but his hind legs wouldn't support him and he kept plopping his butt down because of it. He slept for about 24 hours. Today, he is eating like a machine, but not drinking very much water. He is still very lethargic, and his hind legs are still very wobbly, though he isn't constantly plopping down. The fever seems to have broken, but he still has abnormally soft stools. Any idea what is wrong with him, and what we can do for him? We cannot afford to take him to the vet.
Submitted: 11 years ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  Tammy F. replied 11 years ago.

 Because you are seeing neurological signs along with the lethargy and fever, you need to find a vet today.  Call around and see if any vets will allow you to post date a check or to make payments.


This could be something as simple as a parasite problem but it could be something big as well.


The only way to find out and get treatment is to see your vet.


Let me know if you still have questions.

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