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I live in Panama. Today my 5 lb Papillion started retching

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I live in Panama. Today my 5 lb Papillion started retching and gagging and throwing up small amounts of white foam. This has been going on 6 hours. Could he have gotten a poisonous toad?
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. B. replied 9 months ago.

Hello & welcome, I am Dr. B, a licensed veterinarian and I would like to help you with your wee one today.

Can she keep any water down?

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)? Did she have access to a toad?

Any diarrhea?