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She is lethargic and won't eat she drinks water only and throws it right back up immediately after she drinks

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It sounds like your young Anatolian Shepherd is experiencing some serious symptoms, including lethargy, refusal to eat, and vomiting water immediately after drinking. These signs are particularly concerning in a young puppy and could indicate several conditions, such as infections like Parvovirus, which can be life-threatening if not treated promptly.

Given her age and the severity of her symptoms, it's crucial to act quickly. Here are some steps you can take at home while you prepare to seek professional help:

First, try to keep her hydrated. You can use an oral syringe to give her small amounts of water or an electrolyte solution like Pedialyte. Be very careful and administer it slowly to avoid further vomiting.

If she hasn't eaten for a few days, you might try offering a bland diet like boiled chicken and rice in very small amounts. However, if she continues to vomit, it's best to stop feeding and focus solely on hydration.

Ensure she is in a quiet, comfortable place where she can rest. Monitor her closely for any changes in her condition.

Most importantly, seek veterinary care as soon as possible. Puppies can deteriorate quickly, and she may need treatments like IV fluids, medications, and possibly hospitalization to recover.

If you have any further questions, please feel free to ask. Thank you.