How JustAnswer Works:
  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site.
    Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask Dr. Ellie Your Own Question
Dr. Ellie
Dr. Ellie, Veterinarian
Category: Dog Veterinary
Satisfied Customers: 330
Experience:  emergency and critical care resident
95200773
Type Your Dog Veterinary Question Here...
Dr. Ellie is online now
A new question is answered every 9 seconds

She won't get up she just vomited and the. Flopped around

Customer Question

She won't get up she just vomited and the. Flopped around like she couldn't stand up fell her gums are white and her tail is wagging
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. This sounds like it might be serious. I'll let the Veterinarian know what's going on ASAP. Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about the dog?
Customer: Diahea I just got some ear drops I've been treating her for ear mites
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Ellie replied 4 months ago.

I am sorry to hear about your dog's recent difficulty but because of the white gums, my best recommendation is to take her to an emergency veterinarian right away. There may be lots of thinks going on with her including an allergic reaction, internal bleeding, heart disease, or anemia to name just a few that can cause white gums but all of these require emergency treatment. If you do not know of the nearest emergency hospital near you, I would be happy to help you locate one.