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My 6 month old pit ate aluminum foil. it had pork rib grease

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my 6 month old pit ate aluminum foil. it had pork rib grease and may have eaten a bone. shes eaten a little since and the first night vomited several times. shes lethargic and i can see shes not feeling too hot. drinking some water. gave her a little liquid coconut oil, about a tablespoon. i cant afford to take her to the vet! I'm worried sick. this is day 2
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: shes played a little with my other dog. she is just very quiet. ate a good bowl of her raw diet food.
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Customer: replied 3 months ago.
i think shws had a bowel movement but cant say for sure. seems happy one minute and so sad the next. ifeel so sorry foe her and wan to throttle her the next /. she vomited up small tilttle football shapes pieces wendesday night, about 3or 4 times. no vomiting since and as i said she has eaten , its her lethargy thqat worries me and feels like theres a slight temp going on.
Expert:  Dr. B. replied 3 months ago.

Hello & welcome, I am Dr. B, a licensed veterinarian and I would like to help you today.

How much foil was it?

Can she keep water down?

Are her gums pink or pale/white? Moist or sticky?

If you press on her belly, does she have any discomfort, tenderness, or tensing?

Has she had any diarrhea or black stool?