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My dog Sparky just stands hunched with ears back and shaking

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My dog Sparky just stands hunched with ears back and shaking (trembling) She is panting heavily too. We took her to the vet who did all the usual tests including a blood test which showed she was dehydrated so he kept her for a day on a drip. She has anti biotics in her system but as of today she seems to be worse. I hate to sound awful but we cannot afford the vet again as it cost us a lot of money for her last treatment. She now doesnt seem to be able to jump down now either.
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Problems with drinking can be serious. I'm glad you noticed it. The Veterinarian will know what to do. How old is Sparky?
Customer: She is only 7
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Sparky?
Customer: She has eaten and passed urine and poo. She looks so scared
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. John replied 10 months ago.

Hello. Thanks for writing in. My name is***** and I would be happy to help you. I am not set up to do phone calls but would be happy to answer any questions you do have online. If you get a request for a phone call, it is from the website and not myself. In order to give an informative and concise answer, it may take a few minutes before I respond back to you, so don't be alarmed if you don't hear back immediately if you have responded back to me within 10 minutes of my response. I do have a couple more questions, though, to see if I can better assess your situation.

Any vomiting or diarrhea?

Does it look like she is having problem walking in the rear end?

What breed of dog is she?