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Dog threw up twice Fri night and twice again Saturday morning.

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Dog threw up twice Fri night and twice again Saturday morning. Ate small amounts at 10, 11, 12 AM this AM. took to Guilford vet at 1:00. vet gave her famotidine. Palpated her stomach and found no issues. dog wouldn't eat in afternoon but ate some in evening. Threw up again at midnight. Some paper in vomit. there was some paper in vomit on Fri night but it looked undigested so I thought maybe she had thrown up on the paper. Paper looked like it hadn't even been chewed- just like wet paper. It's wrapping paper from Pier One- stiff stuff. She seems OK now. Do I need to bring her in now or could it wait till morning when may vet office is open. (In Norwich now- live in Branford)
Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. B. replied 7 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: What did the vomit look like?Do you think he has more paper in his stomach? Anything else at all she could have eaten (ie something wrapped in the paper)?Can she keep water down?Are her gums pink or pale/white? Moist or sticky?If you press on her belly, does he have any discomfort, tenderness, or tensing?Can she settle and get comfortable?