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our westie x shitzu (15 months old) has high temperature and

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our westie x shitzu (15 months old) has high temperature and can hardly move legs properly and seems lifeless
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Vet
Expert:  Dr. Stacy replied 3 years ago.
Hi. My name isXXXXX I'm sorry to hear about your girl. I do have a few questions that will help me understand what is going on.

How long has Mitzy been sick? Is she having any other symptoms, such as vomiting or diarrhea?

Has mitzy had all her vaccines?

Does she have any wounds or injuries?

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Customer: replied 3 years ago.


no sickness and diarrhea.vaccines upto date no wounds or injuries.


she was ok 1 minute thencouldn't walk properly and lifeless

Expert:  Dr. Stacy replied 3 years ago.
What is her temperature?

Any chance that she got into something toxic? mushrooms?

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Customer: replied 3 years ago.


not sure what her actual temptaure is but she is very hot and dehydrated we dont have any mushrooms in the garden but just been out and looked and their is a tiny bit of green ivory in the corner

Expert:  Dr. Stacy replied 3 years ago.
With an acute onset of symptoms like this, it is very suggestive of something serious. If she does have a fever it could be something infectious, but it could also be a toxin. She needs some bloodwork and a good physical exam to know more.

I would not wait, I would take her to a veterinarian right away.

Best of luck to you.

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