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My 20 lb. poodle ate some buttercream frosting (multiple

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My 20 lb. poodle ate some buttercream frosting (multiple tablespoons...maybe 1/4 cup?), and has thrown up 4 times in the last couple of hours. Was drinking a lot of water, but I've temporarily taken the water bowl away & just give him a teeny bit every half hour or so. Should I be worried t how often he's thrown up and what woul
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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:

How much ( milligrams) of Pepcid did you give?

Can he keep water down?

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

If you press on his belly, does he have any discomfort, tenderness, or tensing?

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

Has he had any diarrhea?

Can you confirm there was no artificial sugar in the frosting?