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Old dog not eating but drinking water

Hi all, just getting my dog in to be spayed and neutered, he has had worms. Vet recommends a dose of enrofloxacin, as soon as possible, this morning, she got the pill, now he is no longer eating but he is drinking, he seems a bit agitated. Is this normal or could it be more? Is there anything else I should be concerned about? He had a rough day yesterday and his back leg seemed to be a bit pnful so he went to see the vet, seems all clear, thanks for any suggestions.

The following two links give you information on how enrofloxacin can be administered to your dog in terms of side effects. Just remember, it is always your dog's best interest to follow the veterinarian's instructions.

Hi all, just getting my dog in to be spayed and neutered, he has had worms. Vet recommends a dose of enrofloxacin, as soon as possible, this morning, she got the pill, now he is no longer eating but he is drinking, he seems a bit agitated. Is this normal or could it be more? Is there anything else I should be concerned about? He had a rough day yesterday and his back leg seemed to be a bit pnful so he went to see the vet, seems all clear, thanks for any suggestions.

I would say he was being extra cautious.

It would not be normal to be getting any medical attention at the same time! And he should NOT be drinking water but just peeing on you if he is drinking enough water, he is drinking but not eating

Also, as the vet suggested, you need to get to the vet. I think the best way to get the enrofloxacin into your dog would be an oral treatment. There is a problem where dogs get stomach ulcers from the medication and it isn't rare to see them go into the vomits afterwards. If you can give a shot in your dog's bum, that would be the quickest, easiest way to get it into him.

Another thing is to try and get him into the vet ASAP, to put him on a course of enrofloxacin for 4 weeks (if you can afford it), the vet would be able to monitor the levels in his blood and urine and be able to make sure that he is on the right dose of the medication. If the medication has caused any problems then your vet will make sure the levels are ok.

If he has an issue with the medication, you might have to reduce the dose. But, agn, you need to get to the vet asap to put him on a correct dose of enrofloxacin. Also, enrofloxacin is only useful for treating the flu, if you have a dog that has had flu then it is possible that the enrofloxacin you are using is not actually the medication they should be using to treat that dog. But I do agree with what everyone else has sd, if you get to the vet for proper treatment as soon as possible then your dog will have the best chance of recovery.

What i think he may need are blood tests to see what his levels are. If they are well you can then try a dose of enrofloxacin to get some control on the level. This could be a lot of money, especially if you don't know what dosage to use.

I would talk to the vet and say what is going on and ask what they would suggest. I have a two year old female dog that has been on enrofloxacin for two months and she hasn't had a flare. I have seen no side effects either. If you are unsure what dosage to give, your vet should know how to work it out.

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