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my dog is acting very tired and sleepy lately, she also has

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my dog is acting very tired and sleepy lately, she also has a skin rash but is afebrile. She has been vomiting for the last 20 hr and can not hold down water. I am suspecting that she has been poisoned by my neighbor. what can i do for her until the vet opens in the am.
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Andy replied 5 years ago.
Hello,
I am sorry to hear how mindy is doing.
If you truly believe she may have poisoned, it could be fatal to wait until morning.

You must get into a ER vet right now to start intravenous diuresis (IV fluids) and get a blood test performed to evaluate organ function.
She is already suffering from very bad digestive upset, and it will be a very painful and nauseated night.

I truly believe Mindy must get into an ER vet.
If that is a unsatisfactory answer, I certainly can suggest some antacids for vomiting, but it is not my recommendation.

Good Luck with Mindy.
Dr. Andy

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