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My dog takes insulin this morning he would not eat and our

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My dog takes insulin this morning he would not eat and our vet said don't give the Insulin unless he eats but before we left for work he threw up a small amount of food from night before. When I came home I put out his dry food but he wouldn't eat it o I made him a scrambled egg and he ate. Later this evening he threw it all up and seems very listless and seems to walk a little unstable very quiet
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. B. replied 10 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:

Since the vomits, any retching, gagging, lip licking, or drooling?

What is he bringing up in his vomit?

Is he drinking?Can he keep any water down?

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

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

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

Any diarrhea?