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Dr. John, Texas Veterinarian
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He has been laying around all day and hasn't been eating. He

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He has been laying around all day and hasn't been eating. He drank a little water and threw it up. He walked for a second but looked like he was drunk walking.
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. This sounds like it might be serious. I'll let the Veterinarian know what's going on ASAP. Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about the dog?
Customer: He's a 5week old shih zu. He's 1of4. They have not been exposed to the outside world or anything else. I have his mother.
Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. B. replied 5 months ago.

Hello & welcome, I am Dr. B, a licensed veterinarian and I would like to help you today. I do apologize that your question was not answered before. Different experts come online at various times; I just came online, read about your wee one’s situation, and wanted to help.

Again I do apologize that my colleagues could not aid you sooner, but can you tell me:

What is he bringing up in his vomit?

Does he seem weak with wobbliness? Or any reduced leg use, circling, or head tilting?

Are his gums pink or white/pale? Moist or sticky?

If you press on his belly, any tensing, tenderness, discomfort, or pain?

Could he have eaten anything harmful (ie bones, toys, plants, chemicals, human meds, etc)?