Wheezing , no energy or thirst

My 9 week old basenji started wheezing and will only eat and drink the smallest amount. We got her 1 week ago and she was a bundle of energy, but now just sleeps 95% of the time.
The vet said that the wheezing was normal and her heart and chest were fine , but it is worst and the energy and appetite lost is worrying me.

Does not sound at all normal. See another vet!

First Basenji's

My girl sometimes wheezes and gets out of breath from overexcitement (like the first few times she encountered our cat). But I agree with eeeefarm; the change in appetite and sleep patterns is worrying. Take her for a second opinion!

last edited by Baba Bamidele

Have you spoken to the breeder? Did the Vet you took her to do a blood panel? I would agree, see a different Vet sooner than later.

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Go to another Vet! This is NOT normal !

This is not normal and you need to find a new vet ASAP.


A nine week old Basenji should be a ball of energy, I would find another vet ASAP. Sounds very much like your puppy is ill.

First Basenji's

did not see this until now, no update on condition, but I would get a new vet, Id go to an emergency vet place, poos little guy is probably dehydrated, which can cause organ damage, and probably has kennel cough or something similar, I fear for the worse if no action is taken immediately.

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