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My 8 month old lab has been whining since yesterday, puked a

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My 8 month old lab has been whining since yesterday, puked a couple times, but seems very irritable. She's still drinking water, but seems to have something wrong with her. Our old lab, has started excessively licking the floor wherever my puppy has been and appears agitated. She's started dry hacking. Nose is damp on puppy, not hot, but warm. Had her first parvo shots when she was a puppy. Has had her rabies shots. No vet in town until town until next month.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. B. replied 1 year ago.

Hello & welcome, I am Dr. B, a licensed veterinarian and I would like to help you today. I do apologize that your question was not answered before. Different experts come online at various times; I just came online, read about your wee one’s situation, and wanted to help.

Again I do apologize that my colleagues could not aid you sooner, but can you tell me:

Can she keep water down?

Are her gums pink or pale/white? Moist or sticky?

If you press on her belly, does she have any discomfort, tenderness, or tensing?

Could she have eaten something she should not have (ie bones, toys, rocks, plants, chemicals, etc)?

Has she had any diarrhea?