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Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian
Category: Dog
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Experience:  University of California at Davis graduate veterinarian with 45 years of experience
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, my puppy is shivering and very sleepy not active at

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Customer: my puppy is shivering and very sleepy not active at all its a 12 weeks old lab she is not playing and very quite
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 1 year ago.

I'm sorry that your question wasn't answered in a timely manner. Please let me know if you still need help. Your puppy's symptoms are important but they're not pathognomonic (specifically indicative) of any one disorder. Because there are so many possible causes of her shivering and lethargy, her vet will need to perform a thorough physical exam on her and assess the need for diagnostic testing. Your puppy's behavior is particularly worrisome if her vaccines aren't current and/or she hasn't been thoroughly wormed to date.

Please respond with additional information and further questions or concerns if you wish.

Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 1 year ago.
Hi,
I'm just following up on our conversation about your pet. How is everything going?
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