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A few weeks ago Finn mentioned that her Fergus had been overnight in the vets. He had a suspected blockeage and ended up on a drip. Vet was puzzled by the symptoms but Finn thought he had been on walk and might have eaten something. He recovered well.
In the weeks since that email I have now heard of six dogs that have ended up in the vets with puzzling symptoms.
Seems to be:
dog has returned from exercise and not long after has been very sick. some are repeatedly sick and have diahorrea as well, others are just sick.
the go down fairly quickly and will usually have an extreme change in temperature. the gums wuill be very white.
Some show a dramatic increase in sodium and others a rapid drop.
tjhe most recent case is a Chinese Crested puppy who had to be hospitalised overnight. She is now eating and drinking and almost back to normal.
These cases have been N. Ireland, Yorkshire, Wales and Scotland.
I am wondring if we have encountered a viral infection similar to what the GP refers to as "Winter flu" its a vomiting and poop bug with a vengeance.
Anybody else coming across it?