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  1. Prednisone and lethargy?

    Dog Health Questions
    I have a 50 pound husky lab mix, and I recently noticed he had fleas. Got him his first frontline, but he was still itching even after they started dying. I took him to the vet, who prescribed prednisone for skin irritation, and he's been acting really lethargic. I went back the next day because...
  2. Lethargy one week after a spay?

    Dog Health Questions
    My six-month-old cocker spaniel was spayed 6 days ago and has been having an ok recovery. She was clearly in pain the first several days and we had to go back to the vet for an additional pain shot and she took metacam (sp?) for several days as well for her pain. During that time, she ate...
  3. Help please; My dog isn't eating or drinking

    Dog Health Questions
    I really need help.I have no idea what to do next. My Shih Tzu is sick and we have tried everything. First, he got sick with a cough and was very lethargic. I brought him to the vet and he was put on antibiotics. Then, he had blood in his urine and they put him on more antibiotics for a bladder...
  4. Loss of appetite after vet visit

    Dog Health Questions
    Hello, I adopted a going-on 6 year old spayed female miniature Schnauzer from a rescue group on March 17th. She's underweight for her size and had a moderate amount of fleas. She was energetic, happy, and hungry when I brought her home. She wanted all the food in the house and had a strong...
  5. HELP! Vomiting and Lethargic 7month Old Pup!!

    Dog Health Questions
    I have a 7 month old husky/elkhound mix. She is usually so spastic she drives us nuts, however, the last week she hasn't been herself. She stopped eating about a week ago, now. Thats about when the vomiting started as well. She was still taking treats, and some simple people foods like bread...
  6. 14 month old spaniel female in her first heat - worrying behaviours - advice needed

    Dog Health Questions
    Hi all, Am new here and need a little help and maybe some reassurance. My first ever female, 14month old springer spaniel has come into heat for the 1st time and she is displaying some unusual behaviours. A few things we have noticed: 1) erratic appetite - i assume is normal 2) very strange...
  7. Dog acting lethargic?

    Dog Health Questions
    My dog is typically a pretty high energy dog, especially after we wake up or come home. Today he's been acting very lethargic. When I woke up he was shivering and then later when I came home he acted like he wanted to pick up his ball, and would open his mouth, and then stopped. This happened a...
  8. Vet is stumped. Help!

    General Dog Forum
    Four days ago, my 5 1/2 year old Chihuahua started behaving differently than normal. She wouldn't jump up on the couch like she always does. The next morning I went to feed her and she usually runs right to her bowl and starts eating immediately. She did not go over to her bowl at all. I...
  9. Reddish Tint to Stool?

    Dog Health Questions
    My husband and I adopted a two year-old chihuahua/mini pinscher mix about a month ago. We were told that she was up-to-date on her shots and was spayed, but the person couldn't provide paperwork to support that. We loved her and decided that we'd take her to a vet and double-check to make sure...