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My Dog has not been eating very good the last few days about

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My Dog Chippy has not been eating very good the last few days about half normal. Doesn't act interested in her food.
This today she was coughing now and then several time in a row. in the last hour twice she has thrown up about 1 1/2 Tablespoons of white milky stuff.Any Ideas?
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. B. replied 11 months 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. If you would still like assistance, can you tell me:

Do you think she threw up the milky stuff or coughed it up?

Can she drink water? Can she keep it down?

Any changes to her breathing?

Are her gums nice and pink (not white/pale)? Moist or sticky?

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

Could she have eaten anything she should not have (ie bones, stones, socks, toys, plants, chemicals, human meds, etc)?

Any diarrhea?

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