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M y 3 month old shorkie suddenly stopped eating 2 days ago,

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M y 3 month old shorkie suddenly stopped eating 2 days ago, we took her to a vet and x-ray was suspicious. we were told she has ear mites. she was given metronidazole pills. a stool sample was sent out to a lab to see if she has a parasite, we should know something today. I have been giving her water several times a day using a dropper. I have been giving her tiny amounts of Gnc ultra mega high calorie booster which I put in her mouth. I boiled chicken with rice, she just does not want to eat at all. any suggestions?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. B. replied 1 year ago.

Hello & welcome, I am Dr. B, a licensed veterinarian & I would like to help you with your wee one today.

Did the vet say how it was suspicious? Of gut thickening, blockage, etc?

Has her belly been tender or sore when press on?

Did they start her on any other treatments to address any nausea (a common reason dogs stop eating) or any other supportive care treatment?