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Yellow discharge like from nose not eating lethargic, coal

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Yellow discharge like snot from...
Yellow discharge like snot from nose not eating lethargic
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Could be a lot of things that cause lethargy. The Veterinarian will know how to help the dog. What is the dog's name and age?
Customer: coal he is 12 and an outside dog no vaccine history
JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about coal?
Customer: No
Submitted: 7 months ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
Does he have distemper
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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian replied 7 months ago
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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian replied 7 months ago

I'm sorry that your question wasn't answered in a timely manner. Coal's symptoms can represent canine distemper considering his lack of vaccine history but other infections need to be considered as well - Bordetella bronchiseptica (infectious tracheobronchitis/"kennel cough"), canine respiratory coronavirus, canine adenovirus type 2, canine parainfluenza virus, canine herpesvirus type 1, and canine influenza virus. Practically speaking, because we don't have specific therapies for the viruses, prescribing an antibiotic that's broad spectrum and effective against the bacterium Bordetella such as amoxicillin/clavulanate or doxycycline would be reasonable. These would need to be prescribed an an attending vet and should be administered for 10-14 days in such a patient.

I regret that my state board of veterinary examiners doesn't allow me to speak to customers by phone in this venue but other experts in this category may be able to assist you in this regard. Please let me know if you'd like another expert to do so and I'll opt out of this conversation. Please stay in the conversation if you wish.

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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian replied 7 months ago
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