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Hi there, Hopefully the symptoms are all being caused by the known dietary indiscretion. Unfortunately, it could be something more sinister. The only way to hopefully rule out other causes would be with the diagnostics that your vet has discussed. Best case scenario is that Cooper simply needs more aggressive supportive care to get him over this. If he is vomioting, inappetance or lethargic, he should be seen tonight on an emergency basis. If he seems to be stable, get him to your regular veterinarian first thing tomorrow morning. Hope this helps, and please let me know if you have any other questions!- Dr. C
Either in hospital care with IV fluids and IV meds -or- more outpatient care- to include fluids under the skin -or- additional medications (such as sucralfate to coat the stomach as there is now physical evidence of an upper GI bleed with the black stool, characteristic of digested blood).