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He has been dry heaving and has had diahrrea : He threw up

Customer Question

He has been dry heaving and has had diahrrea
JA: I'll do all I can to help. What is wrong with the dog?
Customer: He threw up initially but now is just dry heaving. He also has diahrrea.
JA: Hopefully it didn't make a mess. Did the dog eat anything unusual?
Customer: Not that I am aware of
JA: What is the dog's name and age?
Customer: Rex 5
JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Rex?
Customer: Yorkie
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Customer: He did chew on a new toy today. Hard plastic part of it came off
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 with your wee one today.

How long has he been showing signs?

What does his vomit and diarrhea look like? Any blood?

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)?