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Son bought a Maltese terrier. Owner said it was 8 wks. It

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Son bought a Maltese terrier...
Son bought a Maltese terrier. Owner said it was 8 wks. It weighs 1 1/2. Bought July 15. Puppies has been eating drinking very little
JA: I'll do all I can to help. What is the matter with the Maltese?
Customer: Laying around small whimpers. Does take liquids with dripper, stools look okay but puppies is inactive
JA: Could be a lot of things that cause lethargy. The Expert will know how to help the Maltese. What is the Maltese's name?
Customer: Muffin
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about the Maltese?
Customer: Son did not see the puppies environment. Saw puppies mother who appeared healthy. Son took puppy a week ago to get. Puppy checked out okay. Vet removed cpl ticks. Puppie was eating drinking then.
Submitted: 3 months ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
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Dog Veterinarian: petdrz, Veterinarian replied 3 months ago
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Dog Veterinarian: petdrz, Veterinarian replied 3 months ago

Thanks for trusting me to help you and your pet today. I am a licensed veterinarian with over 30 years of experience and would be happy work with you but need a bit more information to better assist you if you don’t mind.

How long has the puppy been not eating?

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
Eat8ng very little 2 days
Customer reply replied 3 months ago
Never mind no longer get need your services ...Puppy passed away.
Dog Veterinarian: petdrz, Veterinarian replied 3 months ago

I am sorry to hear that the puppy passed away. It didn't sound like a good situation with a puppy so small not eat for so long. Please accept my condolences.

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
It now appears seller is puppy mill. 3 others lost puppies . Will be contacting authorities.
Dog Veterinarian: petdrz, Veterinarian replied 3 months ago

I am glad you are taking action on this matter. Good luck.

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