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Hello, this is Dr. Jess. I am sorry to hear about your pup. Any time I see a young dog like this vomiting and not wanting to eat I worry very much about a foreign body obstruction- meaning did they eat some object or cloth that has gotten stuck in the digestive tract. I also worry about Parvo virus although with that disease we usually see diarrhea as well. For your pup, I would highly recommend getting him in for an X-ray to see if there is evidence of a foreign object.
He may have had some poop in his colon from before he got sick that are coming out- the blockage could be in the stomach or small intestines, so if there was already food in the intestinal tract past that spot, it will be able to pass normally. How long has his problem been going on? If you press on his belly is there discomfort? Do his gums look pink and moist? If you pull up the skin on his back/between the shoulder blades does it go right back to normal or does it take a few seconds to return?
Because he is a young dog, it is always safest for him to be seen because we do worry about dehydration. If he is able to keep fluids down then that is less worrisome. Obviously without being able to examine him myself I can't tell you if he is dehydrated but the things you are telling me about his skin/gums/temperature are good signs. If you are not able to take him in today (which as I said, is safest, but I know depending on where you live not always possible), then I would wait until he has gone 6 hours with no vomit, then offer small amounts of fluid- water or pedialyte. If no vomiting for 2hours after that, can try SMALL amounts of plain rice and plain chicken or turkey breast or lean ground meat- want something bland- no spices or fat- here is an article on vomiting with more details:
You can also give him famotidine (Pepcid) if you have it. http://www.veterinaryplace.com/dog-medicine/famotidine-for-dogs/
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Hello- just checking to see how your pup was doing.