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I brought home our new family addition on Sunday. We were

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I brought home our new family addition on Sunday. We were doing great until yesterday when I had to leave him for4 hours. My 15 year old was the first one home. He said he was very happy to see him. He took him out side and he peed almost right away after that he wouldn't eat. Didn't want to okay Nd started heaving and expelling white foam and mucus. When I got home I took him out and he peed but then walked much slower than usual and heaved at least 4more times last night. He has not ate anything since yesterday am. I got a teaspoon of peptmo bid all in him last night and he stood heaving and slept
This morning I saw him drink water ....and a little bit later he vomited white foam again.
I have him 1/2 teas peptmo. He kept that down. 40 min later I took him out again and he peed and pooped twice. I gave him another 1/2 tsp peptmo . He's resting now. When should I try chicken broth with him?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Jess K replied 1 year ago.

Hello. This is Dr. JEss. I am sorry to hear about your dog! Are you online to answer a few questions?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Expert:  Jess K replied 1 year ago.

Can you tell me if your dog has been having normal bowel movements?

If you look at his gums, are they pink and wet or are the dry or pale?

If you press on his belly does he react painfully?

Do you have a thermometer to take his temperature?

Has he been drinking water?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I'm here
Expert:  Jess K replied 1 year ago.

Can you tell me if your dog has been having normal bowel movements?

If you look at his gums, are they pink and wet or are the dry or pale?

If you press on his belly does he react painfully?

Do you have a thermometer to take his temperature?

Has he been drinking water?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Well he was having normal Bowel movements. This morning they were softer and have a little something red I. Them.
You know what I'm just taking him back to the shelter where I got him
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
He's pretty sick
Expert:  Jess K replied 1 year ago.

It sounds like he needs veterinary treatment if he is that ill. I would recommend getting him in to the vet or talking to the shelter- depending on the shelter if he became sick just after bringing him home they may pay for his treatment.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
He did need vet and monitoring. They would not cover it. Said that I either had to cover all cost or surrender.
Very heart breaking. We love Igore but had spent almost 300.00 on him already and my single income was already stretched.
Expert:  Jess K replied 1 year ago.

I am so sorry to hear that. What ended up being wrong with him?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
He had internal bleeding they thought in upper digestive track! Vet was going to do ex rays and blood work
Expert:  Jess K replied 1 year ago.

Oh my. I am so sorry. So what happened?