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My dog was diagnosed with a staph infection. He was given an

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My dog was diagnosed with a staph infection. He was given an antibiotic, but he won't eat this morning and is very lethargic. Is that normal?
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Could be a lot of things that cause lethargy. The Veterinarian will know how to help your dog. What is the dog's name and age?
Customer: Taco. Not sure of his age, maybe 9-10?
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Taco?
Customer: He has a heart murmur and collapsing trachea and takes benzapril and fluorosimide
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Stacy replied 1 year ago.
Thank you for your question. My name is***** I have been a small animal veterinarian for 14 years and I'd like to help.Antibiotics can really upset the stomach of some dogs and that might be all that is going on here, but can you tell me a little bit more.... Is the staph infection on the skin? And what antibiotic are you giving? When did you start the antibtiotic?