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Dr. Loretta, Dog Veterinarian
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I have a year old popbellied pig he got up this morning and

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I have a year old popbellied pig he got up this morning and ate but little later he threw up and now he is just laying around
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Loretta replied 10 months ago.

Good Morning and welcome! I am Dr. Loretta, a licensed veterinarian and I am happy to answer your question.

It appears that Sam has a digestive disturbance possibly due to something odd he may have ingested. The only thing you can do not is to fast Sam for 24 hrs and at the same time, give him Pepto Bismol at 1 table spoon per 20 pounds of Sam's weight every 8 hrs. After the fast, try feeding Sam a small amount of his normal diet to see if he can keep this down. This treatment will work well for a minor disturbance but if he has an obstruction or infection, your vet will have to examine Sam.

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Customer: replied 10 months ago.
thank you so much as of this morning he is acting like himself.. thank you so much
Expert:  Dr. Loretta replied 10 months ago.

You are very welcome! I am so happy that Sam is feeling better!