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hi, I am concerned about my 2+ chiuachua. I was hoping to breed her but her menstrual cycle goes on for months. she is due to be spayed this coming monday, july 18. she has no fever and her white cell count is good. she is vomiting, is not her usual robust self. burrows herself in her blanket, doesn't seem very happy, kinda sad. our 12 year old italXXXXX XXXXXhound was suffering and we made the decision to have him put down last saturday. we had him boarded for 5 days while we were on vacation and he came back vomiting and suddenly my chiuachua is vomiting. why, do you think? I am worried for my chiuachua and thinking it is distemper because she is not current on her shots. my chiuachua, tinkerbell was a wee hot on this italXXXXX XXXXXhound, dexter manly even though he was neutered and she tried her best to interest him. she couldn't yet she kept trying. she is sad, goes in her cage on her own and sprawls on her side. keeps vomiting and I don't know why. Rochelle
Submitted: 11 years ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  JoAnne replied 11 years ago.
Other symptoms of distemper are nasal and eye discharge, twitching, coughing, diarrhea, vomiting and seizures, Since your dog boarded
it is possible that she contacted kennel cough
from Dexter some of the symptoms of kennel cough are hacking cough like something caught in the throat,wheezing ,retching,watery nasal or eye discharge,lack of appetite,lethargy and fever.
Make sure she has plenty of water and food available. If she is refusing food and water she may need to see an emergency vet. You dont want her to dehydrate. Also she may be a little sad
because of Dexter Hope I could help!

              JoAnn

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