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Experience:  DVM, Emergency Veterinarian; BS (Physiology) Michigan State Univ
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My name is ***** ***** my 7 month shih-tzu has been in heat for

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my name is ***** ***** my 7 month shih-tzu has been in heat for over 3weeks now and she will not eat food.
JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?
Customer: she was real sick and took her to the vet and she prescribed clavam0x and tramadol and she will not eat. she is finally bleeding from her heat that she has been in over 3 weeks
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  Jane Lefler replied 1 year ago.
Hi JaCustomer, My name is ***** ***** I’ve been involved professionally with dogs in the health and behavioral fields for over 18 years. It will be my pleasure to work with you today. In order to supply you with an informed answer, it is necessary for me to collect some additional information from you. When I receive your response or reply, it will likely take me between 30-45 minutes to type up my reply if I am still online when I receive notice that you replied. I hope you can be patient. When did you take her to the vet?When did she stop eating?YOu state she has been in heat over 3 weeks. Has she been swollen for 3 weeks?If she hasn't been swollen for 3 weeks, how long has her vulva been swollen?Has she been bleeding for 3 weeks?If she has just started bleeding, how many days has she been bleeding?Did your vet perform testing to determine that she was in heat 3 weeks ago?If not, why do you think she has been in heat for three weeks?Has she had any vomiting or diarrhea?Has she lost weight?Is there any odor to the blood?Is it a bright red or some other color?