social

Parvo Recovery Time?

My 14 week Golden Retriever puppy was diagnosed with parvo on Saturday. He has already had 3 parvo shots. Initial symptoms were seen on Friday afternoon. He stayed at the vet until yesterday (Wednesday). He is drinking on his own, but not eating. I'm trying to force feed him, but it's pretty difficult. He seems very nauseous despite 2 antiemetics and is still vomiting his food. It is more of a reflux regurgitation than a heavy vomiting. I'm asking for any advice and if this is normal behavior for day 6? I feel like he should be eating at least a little.

Advertisement

Add your voice! Click below to answer. ThriftyFun is powered by your wisdom!


Gold Post Medal for All Time! 677 Posts
February 21, 20190 found this helpful

Recovery varies with each dog. The good news is that the dog is drinking. I would worry less about the food. Keep your vet informed about his progress.

Reply Was this helpful? Yes

Bronze Feedback Medal for All Time! 196 Feedbacks
February 21, 20190 found this helpful

Vet care is critical to recovery from parvo. So that you got him in and got the care is a great start on the road to recovery. That is good!!!! I know many survivors and all had good vet care, home care following the vet directions. Each recovered at their own pace too. Bigger dogs sometimes recover faster than small dogs..but they are like people, everyone is different.

Advertisement

Keep the vet up to date on any changes and follow the vet guidance.
Prayers for recovery!!! Post back how things go!

Reply Was this helpful? Yes
February 21, 20190 found this helpful
Best Answer

Hi,

I am sorry your pet is sick.

One to six weeks is the recovery time for Parvo. The fourth week is the worst, usually. The key to recovery is rest and liquids. The dog literally cannot have too many fluids during this time.

Reply Was this helpful? Yes
March 6, 20190 found this helpful

I am happy to report that our puppy is doing great! He continued to vomit for a few more days but eventually he turned the corner and everything looks great!

Advertisement

He has been gaining his weight back quickly!

Reply Was this helpful? Yes
February 22, 20190 found this helpful

Plenty of fresh water feeding do not worry but my Golden when poorly loves Scrambled egg Hope your fur baby will be better soon x

Reply Was this helpful? Yes

Add your voice! Click below to answer. ThriftyFun is powered by your wisdom!

In This Page
Categories
Pets Dogs HealthFebruary 21, 2019
Pages
More
🎄
Christmas Ideas!
Facebook
Pinterest
YouTube
Instagram
Contests!
Newsletters
Ask a Question
Share a Post
Categories
Better LivingBudget & FinanceBusiness and LegalComputersConsumer AdviceCoronavirusCraftsEducationEntertainmentFood and RecipesHealth & BeautyHolidays and PartiesHome and GardenMake Your OwnOrganizingParentingPetsPhotosTravel and RecreationWeddings
Published by ThriftyFun.
Desktop Page | View Mobile
Disclaimer | Privacy Policy | Contact Us
Generated 2022-11-27 10:11:00 in 1 secs. ⛅️️
© 1997-2022 by Cumuli, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
https://www.thriftyfun.com/Parvo-Recovery-Time-1.html