My Ziggy has a cold and suddenly stopped eating - please help!

by Pooja Iyer
(Mumbai, Maharashtra, India)

My 9 week old Shih Tzu- Ziggy has a cold since two days and has not been eating food proper. His food is cerelac , lactol and royal canin dog food mixed. He has suddenly not been eating and doesnt drink water. I am scared. Should I take him to the vet??


Ziggy is a calm guy who loves playing and used to eat his plate full. I am skeptical to take him to the vet every other time as I fear there might be other dog infections that he could contract. He has disturbed sleep at night but plays enough during the days.

His one vaccination dose it done with and the rest has been scheduled. We have been giving him calcium,LIV 52, Digyton and vitamin supplements. Should i give him cetrazine syrup for his cold?? We have been taking the food away after 15 minutes as we had suspected him throwing tantrums. Help people!

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Oct 08, 2014
my ziggy
by: Anonymous

should u take him to the vet? Yes yes yes. did u get him from a store or breeder? these dogs are sick a lot of the time. run don't walk to the vet. he can't go on long without eating or drinking. have him completely checked out. let us know how he does. good luck.

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