Is vomiting and not eating or drinking normal puppy vaccination side effects?

Original Question: My friend gave me his Blue Pitbull. He’s about 4 weeks old and he was given to me right after he took the dog to get shots. I'm not sure which shots he gave him but the dog has been acting very weird and it’s very concerning. I've tried giving him water but he won't take any and I tried feeding him but he won't even look at it. It’s been a day and I got a baby bottle and some milk because I figured he’s still too young but that didn't even work. He’s also thrown up nearly 3 times, 2 minor ones and 1 very big one. I just recently tried to feed him the milk but he collapsed in my arm and seems to be very weak. He can walk fine and everything but he sleeps way too much and is just weak all the time. Please help. - Jonathan

Is vomiting and not eating or drinking normal puppy vaccination side effects? Jul 30, 2017

Hi Jonathan,

I’m sorry to hear about your puppy and I hope that by now he has made a recovery. With the signs you describe, there could be a number of problems in a young dog with an underdeveloped immune system and they should be examined by a veterinarian immediately. It’s impossible to say what caused this condition with your puppy and directly link it with the shots.

All the best.

Dr. Ryan Llera

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With the signs you describe, there could be a number of problems in a young dog with an underdeveloped immune system and they should be examined by a veterinarian immediately. It's impossible to say what caused this condition with your puppy and directly link it with the shots.
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