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Hi, my 13 years old chihuahua is acting abnormal again, he enjoys eating a lot but he refused to eat last night, when this happened before, he was diagnosised with having pancreatitis, can this be the same reason this time? He is shaking a lot
Submitted: 8 years ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Loretta, Dog Veterinarian replied 8 years ago
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HI there.

Once they suffer from pancreatitis, they do become prone to this condition. For this reason, we often will prescribe a special diet to prevent the recurrence of this disease. These symptoms may well be telling you that he is having another issue. For now, allow him to fast himself and check him periodically looking for any vomiting, If he starts to vomit, the have him seen today by the ER vet. If he dose not have this symptoms. you can probably wait until tomorrow.

If you can get him to eat, give rice and boiled chicken.

Good Luck!
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Customer reply replied 8 years ago
He has been on strict diet for two years, just boiled chicken, rice and boiled vegetables. I saw the Vet treated him with Pepcid, can I feed him with Pepcid?
Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Loretta, Dog Veterinarian replied 8 years ago
Yes, the Pepcid will help if this is a bout of pancreatitis. Only give 1/4 tablet.

I sure hope Ren feels better soon!!
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Customer reply replied 8 years ago
Is the Pepcid the dog get the same as human Pepcid?
Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Loretta, Dog Veterinarian replied 8 years ago
Yes, this is Pepcid AC or Complete.
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