being a thickly-furred double coat dog (meaning having both a soft undercoat n a coarser topcoat), the Siberian Husky is unsuitable for our climate. moved from one place to another, it has even less time to build up its immune system. resulted to be infected by the deadly dog disease - the Canine Distemper (狗瘟).
Canine distemper is a fatal infectious disease that mainly has respiratory (breathing n digestion) n neurological signs.
signs are such as fever, thickening of the footpads, diarrhea, vomiting, dehydration, coughing, labored breathing n loss of appetite. if serious, twitching of muscles n seizures might occurs.
there is No cure so far for such disease. totally dependable on the dog's immune system.
babysitting was tough. we were challenged to bring the very sick pup "back to life" for the past whole week. besides injections n medicines, as the doctor informed us, it solely depends on the dog itself to fight the sickness from within. the experiences, on the contrary, was nonexchangeable. as we continuously took care of it for days, although tedious, but watching it regaining strength was rewarding.