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I have a 9 year old ***** ***** mix who is trying to throw

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Hi I have a 9 year old ***** ***** mix who is trying to throw up but the only thing that has came out is spit. He has ate fine today but has had trouble pooping. When he lays down he kind of whimpers some. He gets up and walks normal. Is there anything I can do to help him through the night until I can get him to my vet in the morning?
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. B. replied 6 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, but can you tell me: How long since he last passed stool? Was it normal?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)?