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Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian
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Experience:  University of California at Davis graduate veterinarian with 45 years of experience
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My puppy is a Rottweiler and is acting funny like he isn't

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My puppy is a Rottweiler and is acting funny like he isn't eating as much and lost a lot of weight and isn't as playful as usual and he brother was acting like this and passed away today and I want to know what I can do to stop it
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 11 months ago.

I'm sorry that your question wasn't answered in a timely manner, Shalene. Did his brother vomit and have diarrhea prior to dying? Is Monster vomiting and having diarrhea? Are these puppies vaccinated? Did his brother see a vet? If so, was a diagnosis given for him? You can't know how to stop this if you don't know what you're treating and to know that you'll need a vet's help. My primary concern is the lethal parvovirus or canine distemper virus.

Please respond with the additional information and further questions or concerns if you wish.

Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 11 months ago.
Hi Shalene Red Bird,

I'm just following up on our conversation about Monster. How is everything going?

Dr. Michael Salkin