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Experience:  BSc, MVB
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7 week old puppy, seems very sluggish, Pooh hss been very

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7 week old puppy , seems very sluggish
JA: I'll do all I can to help. Could be a lot of things that cause lethargy. The Expert will know how to help the puppy. What is the puppy's name?
Customer: Ralph
JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Ralph?
Customer: Pooh hss been very loose . Almost watery i colour and texture struggling to pooh as if theres more
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Vet
Expert:  Edele Grey replied 1 year ago.
HelloYou’re through to Dr. Edele, a UK based vet.
Poor Ralph! As Ralph is just 7 weeks old and has these signs of diarrhoea and lethargy it would be best to have Ralph checked over by your vet. Young puppies can become dehydrated very quickly and can also develop hypoglycaemia (low blood sugars) if not eating. There are a number of things that could cause this from an upset tummy to some nasty infections. Your vet will give Ralph a complete check over, have a good feel of his tummy and will give him some IV fluids if he’s dehydrated.