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Sally G.
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We have a puppy that just freaked out and started barking

Customer Question

We have a puppy that just freaked out and started barking and running ar
JA: I'll do all I can to help. What is the matter with the dog?
Customer: We have a puppy that just freaked out and started barking and running around
JA: Where does the dog seem to hurt?
Customer: He doesn't seem to be hurt anyw
JA: OK. No obvious pain. What is the dog's name and age?
Customer: Max and he is about 12 weeks old
JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Max?
Customer: Not that I can think of. We checked his paws and no cuts
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  Sally G. replied 9 months ago.

Hello, I see this question came in earlier. How is your dog now?

Is the dog limping or walking differently?

How old is the dog?

Is the dog eating and drinking okay?

Any vomiting or diarrhea?

Any scooting on its rear?

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
No he is not limping or walking differently. He is 11 to 12 weeks old. He has been drinking and eating.We only had him for 2 weeks and he really hasn't had much of an appetite.He has no voimiting or diarrhea. He is not scooting on his rear.He seems to really have low energy.
Expert:  Sally G. replied 9 months ago.

I think you should take his vital signs to make sure you do not have an emergency on your hands. Check his gums and capillary refill time as well as his temperature. I am going to direct you to a link that will tell you how to do all of this as well as what is normal.

IF he has low energy there may be an infection somewhere that needs medication.

With his actions and his age and now the low energy I feel a visit to the vet may be warrented if nothing changes.

http://www.petplace.com/dogs/what-is-normal-in-dogs/page1.aspx