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My puppy is playful, going to the bathroom normally and

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My puppy is playful...

My puppy is playful, going to the bathroom normally and drinking water, but is eating very little. I adopted him with another puppy two weeks ago

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'll do all I can to help. What is the dog's name?

Duke

Veterinarian's Assistant: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Duke?

He is 7 months old, a maltese mix with maybe shih tzu weighs about 4.7 lbs. very active

Submitted: 6 months ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Loretta, Dog Veterinarian replied 6 months ago
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Good morning and welcome to Justanswer. I am Dr. Loretta, a licensed veterinarian, and would like to help.Since sweet little Duke is happy and healthy, most likely the stress of this new environment and excitement of a new buddy had decreased his appetite. I would not be concerned for your guy unless he starts becoming less active or depressed or shows digestive issues such as vomiting or diarrhea. It often takes puppies awhile to acclimate to this new environment so just give Duke some time.Does that make sense to you?Please let me know if you have any other questions. I am always happy to help.
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