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yellow lab: appetite and loss..diarrhea..anal..Her nose and paws…

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3 yr old yellow lab...
3 yr old yellow lab has loss of appetite and loss of of thirst, diarrhea, lethargy. her exterior anal openining has changed from pink to dark color within a week, two tops. Her nose and paws have not changed colors. A new puppy, 5 /2-6 week old, was introduced into home (mix Bernise Mtn / yellow lab) and initially had similar diarrhea. Clavimox was given to puppy and syptoms cleared up. Yellow lab was given antibiotic "cyclo---? but symptoms persist. Stools are fudgy and although housebroken, several fecal "accidents" in house. Vet stated poss Gardia.
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Submitted: 8 years ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
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Hi. I'm Dr. Lee and will do my best to help.

 

Did your yellow lab started to be sick before or after starting medication?

Does she have Giardia or your puppy has giardia?

How long has she been sick?

How long has she not been drinking?

 

Thanks.

 

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