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post #1 of 2 Old 07-24-2011, 12:50 PM Thread Starter
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stomach infection

hi there I have a little shetland cross who has been poorly for a few weeks now I had the vet up and she says its a stomach infection he had lost loads and loads of weight his eyes were running but that has now stopped and he smells funny a kinda sweet horrible smell he's been on anti biotics for 12 days now and doesnt seem to be improving very much im getting to my wits end with him has anyone got any suggestions please........?????
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post #2 of 2 Old 07-24-2011, 01:01 PM
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Have you called the vet back? How many days worth of antibiotics did they give you? Let the vet know about the smell...thats important. I would cal the vet first thing in the morning and tell them he is not getting much better. Keep us posted, please.

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