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I can definitely understand your concern.
When was the last time your puppy vomited?
How often is she eating?
Is your biggest concern the fact that she is lethargic today?
Has your puppy been dewormed? Have they checked a fecal (check for intestinal parasites?)?
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Sorry about that. My computer has a mind of its own sometimes.
I can definitely understand your concern with your puppy.
Parvo is a difficult disease to treat. Because it is a virus, you can only treat symptomatically/prophylactically until the patient's body takes care of the virus.
The most often things with a puppy being treated for parvo is that it is getting nutrition, remains hydrated, and is on antibiotics.
often should be important above
You are doing all the right things.
Parvo puppy treatments are often like roller coasters with ups and down.
I wouldn't be overly concerned about some sluggishness if your puppy is well hydrated, eating and on antibiotics.
Often times we just have to stay the course. There isn't much else that can be done.
The distended abdomen can be 'normal'/common for a puppy..sometimes it is secondary to intestinal parasites..sounds like proper precautions have already been taken with a dewormer.
What else can I help you with this afternoon?
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I hope the puppies are doing well.