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Wed, Jan 3, 2024

She keeps whining and barking excessively today. I can’t figure out why. She slept all morning and didn’t eat until I finally sat down with her and held the bowl in front of her. I keep bringing her out when she whines cause she won’t stop and each time she pees which she usually doesn’t pee that often during a day.


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The symptoms can be indicative of various issues.

The increase in urination and the associated whining could suggest a urinary tract infection (UTI) or other urinary system issues. Dogs with UTIs often feel an urgent need to urinate and may have accidents or need to go out more frequently. This discomfort can also lead to whining or barking due to pain or distress.

Another consideration is that your puppy's reluctance to eat could be related to feeling unwell. This could be due to gastrointestinal discomfort, dental pain, or even stress. Dogs that are not feeling well often lose their appetite and may require encouragement to eat.

Try the following to get her to eat better:
- Provide his diet with soft, non-hard foods.
- Serve warm food.
- Give him some of his favorite snacks.

If your dog's symptoms persist or worsen, or if you notice additional signs such as vomiting, diarrhea, blood in the urine, or if she becomes lethargic or unresponsive, it is crucial to seek veterinary care immediately. These could be signs of more serious conditions that require prompt attention.

If her symptoms persist or worsen, please take her to the hospital or get back to me.

If you have any additional questions, please don’t hesitate to come back to us! Thank you.