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My Golden Retriever just had her spleen removed due to a tumor. She will not eat. I am giving her amoxicillin by mouth with a syringe. She hasn't eaten in 7 days, she drinks a little water. She urinates outside, very weak. Can I give her, by syringe to mouth, ensure and pedilyte?

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She weighs 68 lbs and is 10 years old.

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Hello, this is Dr. Schmidt. Thank you for using JustAnswer. I'm sorry to hear about your dog. Is her gum color still nice and pink? I would recommend giving her a break on the Amoxicillin this morning as sometimes that medicine can upset their stomachs. You can syringe feed her some Pedialyte, I would start with 5 cc every 2 hours and then by mid day you can ramp it up to 10-15 cc. You can also offer her things like boiled chicken and white rice instead of her dog food. Sometimes post op dogs will even eat chicken baby food, you can offer her that as well. If she doesn't start eating or starts vomiting by tomorrow, I would take her in to the vet for a check up. Let me know if you have any other questions.If you have a moment to fill out a positive review (by clicking on the **stars** at the top of the page) for me I would greatly appreciate it. This is the only way the website can credit me for my time. Thank you so much and good luck!
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