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Dr Scott Nimmo, Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon.
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Experience:  BVMS, MRCVS. { Glasgow UK }
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My dog has been running in grass and it appears to have been

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My dog has been running in long grass and it appears to have been badly bitten by fleas. She has developed a fever and is very lethargic we have showered her clean her put salon over affected area and bathe her in cool wet rags.
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Vet
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
I seem to have lost connection on my I pad due to pop ups and diversion adds. Would really appreciate an answer ASAP.
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Expert:  Dr. Sara replied 1 month ago.

Hi this is Dr. Sara. when did Jess run through the grass and did you find sores on her body that look like flea bites? I am not sure that they could bite her that many times that quickly. Is it possible there was a poisonous plant such as stinging nettle (or another plant) that she came in contact with that has caused the reaction?

Expert:  Dr. Sara replied 1 month ago.

I am thinking that maybe we can do some Benadryl for this evening.