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We are not too worried yet, but Susi has been sick for a few days. She has a high fever, red eyes, and is throwing up. However, she does ask for food! The vet says to starve her, difficult with Snoopy demanding food, for a few days.
Susi still enjoys walks so surely cant be very sick? I'll let you know what happens. We just worry about our fur kids.
We have just cancelled a holiday because of this.
 

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Originally Posted By: bobPoor Suzi - Starve a beagle - the Bagel says that is cruel
Yep, JoJo agrees and would like to sneak her a few treats.

Snoopy, too!

I sure hope she feels better soon. Maybe just a bug?
There will be other holidays, but it was very loving that you cancelled it for her.

Would it be helpful to keep Suzi away while you feed Snoopy?
 

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Poor Susi, hope she feels better soon. I can totally relate to cancelling a holiday for a sick beagle. I hope it's just a bug and she is back to her self in no time.
 

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Originally Posted By: Kenya Owns Me But you said that your vet told you to starve her? Is that a normal thing to do when your dog is ill?
Of course, can't answer for Susi's vet but, typically, when a dog is throwing up, the protocol is to stop all food for 24 hours, then feed plain white rice in small servings for the next 24 hours and then add plain, white poached chicken to the rice for the next 24 hours. If all is kept down, then one starts to mix dog food in with the chicken and rice until you are back to normal dog food portion. It is sometimes very, very hard to withhold food from your dog and even harder if there is a second pet in the house who is eating!
 

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Gabby says that a good, long belly rub makes everything better! We all hope that Suzi will be feeling better soon.
 
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