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Hello, again, my name is***** will do my best to help you today. First I need to ask you a few questions so that I can be well informed and give you the best advice.
1- How much does Buddy?
2- How many pills were in the bottle of aspirin?
3- How many milligrams was the aspirin?
4- What is the name of the allergy medication?
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I am sorry that you are having this problem with your dog. In response to your question, the black color vomit is digested blood likely a consequence of the aspirin. I really do understand your financial limitations, I am going to make some recommendations that you can try. But, I would also highly recommend looking into your local ASPCA or Shelter where they often offer veterinary services at a lower cost for a hands-on examination. In the meantime, this is what you can do:
1- Do not give things like Pepto Bismol. Start him on Pepcid AC (famotidine) 20mg every 12 hours for the next 7-10 days. You can buy Pepcid AC over the counter in any pharmacy.
2- No food or water for 4-6 hours. Need to give his gastrointestinal tract time to rest.
3- After 4-6 hours offer a small amount of water. Wait half hour, if no vomiting, offer a small amount of rice (50%) and boiled boneless chicken or ground beef (50%) 4-6 times a day. Keep him on this for the next week then wean into regular diet.
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