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Old 11-09-2012, 12:08 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi everyone,

I almost had a heart attack cause of Boo. I was at the gym for 2 hrs and i had so many missed calls from my sister. I called to see whats wrong and she says Boo is shaky and unresponsive for the past 2 hrs. So i rush home and googled some 24 hr vets. I went there, vet checked his eyes, temperature, legs, whole body, and even his stool cause she said there was some inside. She couldn't find anything wrong with him. It cost me 160 for that! But i still will monitor him and hope he's better tomorrow. He's still a little shaky but he's sleeping now.I'm a bit relieved but still worried. What would you guys have done? Bring him to 24 hr vet also?
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Old 11-09-2012, 12:16 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Oh Jenna, I'm sorry Boo isn't feeling good.
By unresponsive you mean like he ignores you guys, is not mobile, etc?
I think I would do the same thing - I'm a nervous wreck every time Charlie's not well or himself.
Better be safe than sorry.
I would monitor him closely. Hopefully he just didn't have a good day and he's going to feel better tomorrow.
You did everything in your power to make sure he's fine. If he's acting strange in the morning, you may think of calling your reg vet, but I hope he'll be fine.
My prayers for Boo are on the way.
Please keep us updated.

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Old 11-09-2012, 12:16 AM   #3 (permalink)
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How old is Boo? Of course I would have taken him to a doctor if he was unresponsive. If it happens again shoot video of Boo to show your regular vet.
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Old 11-09-2012, 12:45 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Oh Jenna, I'm sorry Boo isn't feeling good.
By unresponsive you mean like he ignores you guys, is not mobile, etc?
I think I would do the same thing - I'm a nervous wreck every time Charlie's not well or himself.
Better be safe than sorry.
I would monitor him closely. Hopefully he just didn't have a good day and he's going to feel better tomorrow.
You did everything in your power to make sure he's fine. If he's acting strange in the morning, you may think of calling your reg vet, but I hope he'll be fine.
My prayers for Boo are on the way.
Please keep us updated.

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Katie & Charlie
Im a nervous wreck too. He's ignoring us, doesnt want treats which is unusual. I hope hes not shaky tomorrow
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Old 11-09-2012, 12:46 AM   #5 (permalink)
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How old is Boo? Of course I would have taken him to a doctor if he was unresponsive. If it happens again shoot video of Boo to show your regular vet.
He's almost 6 months. Im hoping it wont happen again or i would record it. Thanks!
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Old 11-09-2012, 01:59 AM   #6 (permalink)
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Hi Shirley Ng,

I am very sorry to hear about poor little Boo having to go through this and he will be in our prayers for a speedy recovery. This in fact bring back some really bad memories for us because not many days ago, our 5yrs male Maltese Biscuit experience a similar incident.

You are in good hands here with the SM family as there are many great aunties and uncles that are very knowlegable and experience with tips.

Being that Boo is still very young I would recommend you to closely monitor his situation. I find that pet normally do not have problem unless they are experiencing problem or irritation and the signs would be obvious to you. In Boo case if he's shaky and non-responsive, that would be in my case more to be concern of and not to taken lightly. Well the fact that the initial Vet assessment did not reveal anything doesn't really help much to put you at ease but please monitor Boo through tonight and hopefully you can take him to see the Vet again tomorrow. It also might be helpful to get a 2nd opinion from another Vet as well.

Unfortunately being a pet owner we have to also comit to the financial support to maintain a perfect health for our little guys. So you might want to look into getting pet insurance. Ann and I didn't think we need it until Biscuit recent episode.

Anyhow, I'm sure Boo will be fine so please keep us updated on his condition. I would love to see a picture of Boo so please share a few with us. :-)
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Old 11-09-2012, 03:33 AM   #7 (permalink)
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Sorry boo isn't well hoping he has speedy recovery love grace and daisy xx
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Old 11-09-2012, 04:36 AM   #8 (permalink)
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Had Boo eaten? Was it a hypoglycemic episode? Did the ER do any bloodwork? I hope little Boo is feeling better. If he were mine, I'd take him to my regular vet as soon as I could.
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I hope little Boo is better now. My first thought with those symptoms would've also been hypoglycemia and I would've tried to treat that to see if it helped. If it didn't, I would've rushed to a vet also. It's so hard to know what to do sometimes because they can't tell us verbally how they're feeling. I'd love to see pictures of him too. Please do let us know how he is this morning.
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Poor little guy! And poor momma, too. My first thought was how old but I see he is 6 months old. Did your vet consider hypoglycemia?


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