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pups: wk old..1st series shots..See signs of diareah and blood.

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7 wk old pups....had 1st series shots at 5 wks. See signs of diareah and blood.
Submitted: 11 years ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  Tammy F. replied 11 years ago.
Is the diarrhea runny? Is he vomiting/lethargic?
Customer: replied 11 years ago.
Reply to Tammy Falkner's Post: No letargic or vomiting. Puppies are very peppy and running around perfectly full of puppiness! I'm in the process of selling them and very concerned to not send home sick puppies. I gave them their second series of shots today. It's a 5 in 1. I've dewormed them twice.
Expert:  Tammy F. replied 11 years ago.

If you have not seen the vet for a fecal exam, you need to do so. I would be most concerned about giardia or coccidia, two protozoan problems. If you have a good relationship with your vet, they might even let you bring in a stool sample from both dogs and they will analyze it without an office visit.


This would be where I would start.


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Customer: replied 11 years ago.
Reply to Tammy Falkner's Post: I just wanted to tell Tammy Faulkner that she was right on with her answer. The puppies (all 8 of them!!) had giardia and coccidia. I keep the cemented area that they're on very clean, but we've had an aweful time with flies this year. It's also been very hot, so I gave them a little kiddie pool. I think that was the problem, they were walking in the pool, then drinking the water. They've all gone home now, except 2 awaiting pick up, but they have all been to the vet and re-checked and are healthy! Thank you!
Expert:  Tammy F. replied 11 years ago.

Great! Glad that I was able to help!


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