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She had 3 puppies last Sunday. She is not eating or

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She had 3 puppies last Sunday. She is not eating or drinking. I finally got her to drink some pedialyte last night and just a little this morning. She is real weak
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. What is the dog's name?
Customer: Sophie
JA: Is there anything else important you think the veterinarian should know about Sophie?
Customer: This is her third litter in a year. She almost died this time last year. I can not remember what the vet said. I think she got got fluids while there
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 8 months ago.

Hello, JACustomer. I have been a Veterinary Nurse for over 15 years and would be happy to help you today. I'm reviewing your question right now.

Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 8 months ago.

If Sophie is having complications related to having puppies, she needs to be bred less frequently or spayed. One litter of puppies per year is plenty. I would avoid home treatment and have her examined by your vet, given her history of illness and how weak she is now. If she does not already have a low calcium level, she's likely headed in this direction because she's not eating and I assume she's still caring for her pups.

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Customer: replied 8 months ago.
I would take her to the vet but I can not afford a vet bill. There are no vets close by that take payments. They all want full payment up front. I will give you my information just to see what you can find out. Homerville GA 31634..I have used Satilla hospital I'm waycross before but had to use someone's Care credit and I don't want to do that again.