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Im worried something is very wrong with Obi. I need fast responces. Obi is extremely exhausted, he is lying limply, and when i yell his name he jolts or shivers. He doesn't seem like himself and he seems very out of it. Do you think he could have eaten something. What would his symtoms be? The problem is my vet is closed and I am home alone im 16 and cant drive and i need to know if this is something i need to get him the the emergency room for. Please reply fast.
 

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i forgot to mention, he has normal gums, and he just sits on the ground and wont walk unless i say go potty a couple times. I dont know if he is just tired or sick, this is scaring me.
 

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Originally posted by adorableaccentsdogbows.com@Nov 20 2005, 12:45 PM
Yes, get him to the emergency ASAP. Is he responsive at all aside from the jolting?
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he is kind of responsive he will open his eyes when i say his name but seems kind of oblivious to much, he keeps twitching and he seems kind of stiff, when hes being picked up.
 

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Originally posted by MeandMyMalt+Nov 20 2005, 12:50 PM-->
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Yes, get him to the emergency ASAP. Is he responsive at all aside from the jolting?
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he is kind of responsive he will open his eyes when i say his name but seems kind of oblivious to much, he keeps twitching and he seems kind of stiff, when hes being picked up.
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Is he able to walk? Are his eyes dialated? Do you have any way to get him to an emergency vet?
 

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Originally posted by adorableaccentsdogbows.com+Nov 20 2005, 12:52 PM-->
Originally posted by [email protected] 20 2005, 12:50 PM
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@Nov 20 2005, 12:45 PM
Yes, get him to the emergency ASAP. Is he responsive at all aside from the jolting?
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he is kind of responsive he will open his eyes when i say his name but seems kind of oblivious to much, he keeps twitching and he seems kind of stiff, when hes being picked up.
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Is he able to walk? Are his eyes dialated? Do you have any way to get him to an emergency vet?
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yes he can walk when i say go potty a couple times but he doesn't want to, and i dont know how big his pupils are supposed to be, its hard to see them and my emergency vet is over an hour away but there are other vet offices that i never went to 20 minutes away and im checking to see if they are open.
 

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This reminds me that we all need to know where our emergency help is for our babies (phone numbers and address').....especially if they fall seriously ill on a weekend or during the night.

Hoping all will be okay
...let us know what the vet says.

~carole and bella~
 

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Originally posted by MeandMyMalt+Nov 20 2005, 12:57 PM-->
Originally posted by [email protected] 20 2005, 12:52 PM
Originally posted by [email protected] 20 2005, 12:50 PM
<!--QuoteBegin-adorableaccentsdogbows.com
@Nov 20 2005, 12:45 PM
Yes, get him to the emergency ASAP. Is he responsive at all aside from the jolting?
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he is kind of responsive he will open his eyes when i say his name but seems kind of oblivious to much, he keeps twitching and he seems kind of stiff, when hes being picked up.
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Is he able to walk? Are his eyes dialated? Do you have any way to get him to an emergency vet?
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yes he can walk when i say go potty a couple times but he doesn't want to, and i dont know how big his pupils are supposed to be, its hard to see them and my emergency vet is over an hour away but there are other vet offices that i never went to 20 minutes away and im checking to see if they are open.
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I would definately get him to a vet or at least just call them and see what they recomend. Does your regular vet have an emergency number? Usually they'll leave it on their answering machine. How long has he been this way? You're doing a great job staying calm and that's so important.
 

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Originally posted by adorableaccentsdogbows.com+Nov 20 2005, 01:07 PM-->
Originally posted by [email protected] 20 2005, 12:57 PM
Originally posted by [email protected] 20 2005, 12:52 PM
Originally posted by [email protected] 20 2005, 12:50 PM
<!--QuoteBegin-adorableaccentsdogbows.com
@Nov 20 2005, 12:45 PM
Yes, get him to the emergency ASAP. Is he responsive at all aside from the jolting?
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he is kind of responsive he will open his eyes when i say his name but seems kind of oblivious to much, he keeps twitching and he seems kind of stiff, when hes being picked up.
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Is he able to walk? Are his eyes dialated? Do you have any way to get him to an emergency vet?
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yes he can walk when i say go potty a couple times but he doesn't want to, and i dont know how big his pupils are supposed to be, its hard to see them and my emergency vet is over an hour away but there are other vet offices that i never went to 20 minutes away and im checking to see if they are open.
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I would definately get him to a vet or at least just call them and see what they recomend. Does your regular vet have an emergency number? Usually they'll leave it on their answering machine. How long has he been this way? You're doing a great job staying calm and that's so important.
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im calling my regular vet right now, i think im just going to go down there even if its a while away hes been nlike this for about a half an hour he doesn't have an appetite either. One of the vets i called said it might be a seizure but hes not twitching like he would a seizure he just kind of flinches when i touch his leg or if i yell something to him.
 

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Originally posted by MeandMyMalt+Nov 20 2005, 01:11 PM-->
Originally posted by [email protected] 20 2005, 01:07 PM
Originally posted by [email protected] 20 2005, 12:57 PM
Originally posted by [email protected] 20 2005, 12:52 PM
Originally posted by [email protected] 20 2005, 12:50 PM
<!--QuoteBegin-adorableaccentsdogbows.com
@Nov 20 2005, 12:45 PM
Yes, get him to the emergency ASAP. Is he responsive at all aside from the jolting?
<div align="right">index.php?act=findpost&pid=121386


he is kind of responsive he will open his eyes when i say his name but seems kind of oblivious to much, he keeps twitching and he seems kind of stiff, when hes being picked up.
<div align="right">index.php?act=findpost&pid=121388

Is he able to walk? Are his eyes dialated? Do you have any way to get him to an emergency vet?
<div align="right">index.php?act=findpost&pid=121389


yes he can walk when i say go potty a couple times but he doesn't want to, and i dont know how big his pupils are supposed to be, its hard to see them and my emergency vet is over an hour away but there are other vet offices that i never went to 20 minutes away and im checking to see if they are open.
<div align="right">index.php?act=findpost&pid=121391

I would definately get him to a vet or at least just call them and see what they recomend. Does your regular vet have an emergency number? Usually they'll leave it on their answering machine. How long has he been this way? You're doing a great job staying calm and that's so important.
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im calling my regular vet right now, i think im just going to go down there even if its a while away hes been nlike this for about a half an hour he doesn't have an appetite either. One of the vets i called said it might be a seizure but hes not twitching like he would a seizure he just kind of flinches when i touch his leg or if i yell something to him.
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Good idea. I hope all goes well for you. My thoughts are with you. Please keep us updated.
 

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im taking his temperature as soon as i find the thermometer, the vet said that will decide if he has to come in or not and it will be really expensive if he does because its a sunday.
 

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Originally posted by MeandMyMalt@Nov 20 2005, 01:21 PM
im taking his temperature as soon as i find the thermometer, the vet said that will decide if he has to come in or not and it will be really expensive if he does because its a sunday.
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Do you have transportation to the vet's office? Since you can't drive, can you get a neighbor to help you or call a friend whose parents can drive you ???? If this happened to either K or C I would definitely go to the vet's right away.

I hope everything will be OK.
 

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He could have been in shock if he hasn't been eating. From all those symptoms, it sounds like he does need to go into the vet. Does he have normal bowel movements? Sometimes when they are constipated, they could act very very strange too.

I will be praying for Obi .. let us know how everything goes. Call your parents and let them know that they should come home.
 

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I just got back from the vet. Before we left his temperture was 98 and then the vet recorded it as 96.6 she did blood tests and a urine test and she said it has something to do with his back. I have no idea why his back would hurt him. He is on pain medication because he is having trouble walking and he just looks like hes in so much pain it hurts me to see him like this. The only abnormal thing about the tests was his urine test, she said he had a little bit of blood in his urine, but it could have been there before (WHAT? THERE BEFORE? WHY DIDN"T SHE WASH IT?) so she looked for mucus. He's on his bed shaking a little and trying to sleep. He wont eat anything. i cooked him eggs but he wouldn't eat that i tried cheese but nothing. I dont think the vet did enough and i have a feeling its not his back because he would jump when i touched his stomach and she knew that. If he is not better tomorrow im taking him to the vet again, because they are open near us tomorrow. I just looked at him and he tried to play with his bambi toy but he couldn't drag it. I hope hes better in the morning....
 
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