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Hi there, this is Dr Linda, a UK based vet.
I'm sorry to hear Ludo has not been himself.
is his puppy food a wet or tinned diet?
Are his gums pink and wet?
Any other signs such as vomiting, diarrhoea, a bloated abdomen or fast breathing?
Thank you for this additional information,
Any signs of heat stroke such as glazed eyes, red gums, continued panting or vomiting?
Is he still panting or is he settled?
Signs are variable but include those mentioned above such as continued panting, glazed eyes, red gums, vomiting, wobbly walking or confusion.
He would also have a high temperature.
Warm weather can make pups more lethargic and if he has eaten and his gums are pink and wet and there are no other symptoms I would not be overly concerned. However, it is important we keep a close eye, especially given his age.
It may be sensible to encourage water drinking by adding water to his meals, offering ice cubes and offering a dog safe, watery broth.
No problem at all.
Doggy broth, to me, is as simple as boiling some chicken in water and offering the chicken flavoured water when cool or lukewarm. A dog is much more likely to drink this than regular drinking water!
Not at all, happy to be able to help.
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Wishing Ludo all the very best.