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I had my 8 week pup at the vet on weds for a checkup. He has only received his first round of puppy shots at the breeder at 7 weeks. Today, Friday, I noticed a slight runny nose when he woke from a nap. Then tonight, he had some very soft stools. I have not changed his diet or added anything different that might cause this. I am so worried -- what if he caught a disease at the vet? I was hesitant to bring him since he isn't fully vaccinated so I held him in my arms in the waiting room. But then while I was talking to the vet, his assistant let him walk all around the place, sniffing and exploring. I am so upset, I hope he doesn't have distemper.
 

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Milkbone dog biscuits gave Tailer the runs till he was over a year old. Dairy did too. Our old dog Elliot would eat yogurt to settle his tummy, but Tailer...it would cause the runs! I guess each tummy is different and Puppies have tender ones.

Add a table spoon of plain pumpkin to his meals and see if that helps stiffen up his poops.

Our Vet's office is always being cleaned...they do care about transferring things to other critters. I would guess yours does too. If Zeke is not better in a couple of days, I'd make another appointment to see the vet again...if a phone call doesn't work.

Worry is evil! I am trying to manage over-worry here too...always had a problem with worrying about things I have no power to change anyway! Breathe, Relax, Breathe...
 

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I'm a worry wart too. Until Mojo was like 4 or 5 months old I was on the phone with the vet ALL THE TIME with questions. LOL, I felt so bad like I was bothering her, but she was really nice and understood as I was a "new mother." I didn't have GRF until he was 5 months old. You're lucky you found it so early in your puppy's life!! LOL

ANYWAY.

When Mojo was a baby he had really bad gas like all the time. I mean ALL the time. It got to the point where I was just pretty much used to it and wouldn't even bother leaving the room or fanning it away LOL. We found out it was from a particular brand of dog treats with liver in them... liver still gives him really bad gas.

I hope your puppy feels better!!
 
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