• i am almost 99% sure my puppy has puppy strangles i’ve been to the vet twice this week and they showed concerned but said they didn’t think it could be puppy strangles because her lymph nodes weren’t swollen well today she woke up with swollen lymph nodes and her muzzle is swollen and bottom lip all swollen and red with what looks like now oozing. i’m just curious if there is anything i could do she’s on simplicef and some ointment for her eyes

    Hi Karli,
    I recommend that you call and talk to your local veterinarian about these questions. The swollen lymph nodes, lip,  and muzzle are concerning. This could be a sign of puppy strangles but there can be many other causes for these symptoms. They know your pet’s medical history and they can let you know if this treatment is adequate for her or if she needs to be examined again and have her medications adjusted.


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