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Hello, I am fostering a littler...
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I am fostering a littler of puppies and the mom. Pups are 18 days old. One was diagnosed with kennel cough yesterday. I took her, mom and the other pups to the vet yesterday. Mom and sick pup were put on antibiotics (clavamox). They’ve had 3 doses so far. Pup was nursing fine until late this afternoon. Since then not much. I don’t see any nasal discharge but worried she can’t breathe well enough to nurse. Can I wait until morning to take her back to the vet?
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Dog Veterinarian: PitRottMommy, Veterinary Nurse replied 4 months ago
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Dog Veterinarian: PitRottMommy, Veterinary Nurse replied 4 months ago

Good morning, Kathy. I am sorry to hear that your fosters aren't well. Kennel cough is rampant this time of year.

When was the pup's last meal?

Are you supplementally feeding her?

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
I took her to the ER. She is not well. Based on what vet said she may have a congenital issuevwith her heart on top of kennel cough. She won’t nurse or even feed from bottle. I have been using a little dropper to give her formula, but it’s not looking good. I will be taking her in again this morning to regular vet. I hope she makes it. Poor thing.
Dog Veterinarian: PitRottMommy, Veterinary Nurse replied 4 months ago

Keep me posted on your progress and let me know if you need additional support in your efforts.

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