Puppy not eating.
Breed: minature pincher
Age: 3-6 months
why isn't my minature pincher puppy not eatting? i tried to feed him myself but he just dont want to eat what can i do? is it necesary to take him to a vet immediantly?
Dr. Marie replied:
I am always worried when a puppy doesn't want to eat.
When a puppy doesn't want to eat it usually means that there is a medical problem.
There are many things that can cause a puppy to not want to eat. It may be that he is coming down with a virus such as parvo virus. If so, you will be seeing vomiting and diarrhea as well.
It's also possible that there is an infection somewhere. He could have some parasites.
Whenever a puppy doesn't want to eat I always recommend a vet visit. Puppies can get dehydrated quite quickly.
I really hope he is ok!
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