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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • October 7, 2006
  • 10:43 PM

Early saturday morning, me and two younger siblings went out into the back yard to play with our two Shelties. Well, shortly after, our Puppy started getting really weak, like she was scared or not feeling well. Then, throughout the day, she wouldn't eat anything I and my parents tried to give her.

Then, sunday night, she was sitting in one of our rocking chairs and began to vomit. Afterwards, she acted fine. Later on, we put her in her crib where she sleeps at night and she threw up again, only this time it was a bigger puddle.

She wouldn't eat anything, only drank alot of water.

On monday, she had bloody diarreah(sp?) and was still vomiting alot(eventually getting to yellow foamy-stuff). It wasn't until yesterday that she finally started eating again but sadly, that came back up aswell...from both ends.

I came out to check on her earlier thismorning and she was practically limp. She couldn't stand up on her own-she didn't even have enough energy to go to another part of the yard to go to the bathroom.

It was about 3:30PM today that she died.

Can everything I described possibely be Rabies? She never showed any aggression and never foamed at the mouth;aside from when the yellow-foamy stuff came up which I heard happens when their stomach is empty.

I'm quite honestly scared to death because if she had Rabies, it may have gotten into my family members through contact with her saliva and the hands going into the mouths or rubbing eyes.

She was 5 months and 1 week. Had no shots and never left outside the little area we had setup for the dogs.

1:Alot of vomiting
2:Had bloody diarrhea once
3:Lack of appetite(though she did eat a little the day before she died)
4:Became Lethargic
5:Drank a whole lot(which came back up everytime)

I'm told it was Parvo but I'm really weary of this because of my siblings.

She died within 2-3 days after the first symptoms appeared. Do puppies that contract the virus live that long or does the event flow the same for all animals?

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  • Sounds like parvo to me. We had two litters of puppies die from this and that is exactly what the went through. Sorry for your loss. I know how you must feel...
    joe_courtney 1 Replies
    • October 24, 2006
    • 04:05 PM
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  • I have no idea what could've happened, but I, too, wanted to say sorry for your loss. We have 2 dogs and they are as much a part of our family as our children, and we would be heart broken if something happened to one of them...
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • November 3, 2006
    • 03:54 PM
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