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Hi everyone- so we have had a rough few months. We brought home Lola- she was sicker than the breeder let on- Eye Infection. URI, Giardia - but we got her healthy and thriving.

On the other hand, poor Eleven has had to deal with all the similar issues. We had to put her on a strong triple antibiotic eye drop- and we’ve gone through her THIRD round of Giardia treatment and still waiting on results.

But mainly why I started this thread, and in case anyone else is going through something similar- Eleven’s developed a wretched cough. It’s like a hacking cough. If anyone else is concerned or has gone through something similar, please feel free to reply.

Cough video here :

Now, we have a vet appointment tomorrow (as of course always consult)- and hoping it’s something easily treatable like URI. Really hoping it’s not HCM , Lungworms, or Asthma.

Some notes- switched their litter to Dr. Esley’s Respatory Relief. Added more humidifiers in the house. We don’t use aresol and use all natural cleaning products.

Stay tuned for a vet update.
 

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I’m curious to see what turns up at the vet. I’ll be sending prayers your way.


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@Eliz Eleven positive vibes for the appointment
Be sure to brng the video you shared here-
It seems they never do it when they are at the vets so videos are great to share with your vet

Please keep us updated
Head smooches sent to Eleven
(((Hugs)))) to you

(Years ago my boy was hacking amd turned out to be seasonal allergies - I took the video amd vet immediately said it reverse sneezing .
I was terrified it was heart related -
Vet had me give over the counter Chlortab dosage for his weight .)
All paws crossed nothing serious
Following closely for updates

Any chance Eleven got into and ate something
Are you able to look inside the mouth?
 
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So, we had an x-ray... and sad to say it's Asthma. Now, the doctor is confident this could be situational and hopefully not chronic, and we've begun a treatment of steroids and an antibiotic. Fingers crossed.

The x-ray also showed that Eleven has a more "valentine" shaped heart, so we're consulting a radiologist to see if there seem to be any abnormalities. Hoping not.

Eleven has been sluggish and dealing with all sorts of issues these past few months, her energy definitely dropped, and hoping the course of medication will help her thoroughly.
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ON ANOTHER note, has anyone had experience with probiotics or getting their babies back to normal after antibiotics? Eleven has had a few rounds this year and it would be great to get her flora back to normal.

Also hoping that this thread finds others that may have similar issues so they can find the best
treatment for their babies.

Thanks for all your kind thoughts everyone <3 means a lot.
 

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Positve vibes amd head smooches continue for sweet Eleven.
Glad you got s diagnosis and treatment plan

All paws crossed eoth the heart check .
Following closely for updates

@Duglynukem can you share a pic of the probiotic Cleo has in the morning ?
 
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Thank you SO much for posting this. I will be watching the outcome. Genevieve is on her fourth round of antibiotics in two months and I think it is allergies. There is wheezing when she breathes.

I hope they find a resolution that makes your baby feel better. It is heartbreaking watching them ill.
 
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