Shelly has been this ill for about 2 days.
No bones, rawhide, ect, no people food.
Spayed - yes, up to date on all vaccines
Urinating, defecating somewhat normal. Urination yes, defecation not normal. Have to rush to door or she does not make it.
Blood work done 3 months ago at her 6 mo checkup.
Not underlying issues we know of other than age and joint pain.
She takes Sentinel on the 15th of ea month and is taking cosequin DS 1x a day. Been taking this for about 3 months.
The dark brown vomit you've described can be a sign of many things, but the big one that we worry about is a bleeding ulcer or a upper gastrointestinal bleed. The fact that she's been vomiting this material for two days is very worrying, so getting her in to see a emergency vet as soon as possible is the key to her making a full recovery.
I am completely satisfied with your assessment. I do not think emergency care tonight is going to prove beneficial. He vet will be getting call 1st thing in the AM. They have always been very receptive to allowing critical visits. Again thank you for your help.
Well the news is not good. She apparently has a mass around the stomach/intestine area. Vet believes this is causing the nausea/vomiting. She has a diseased spine, disc crystallization. I believe we are at the point of necessity and quality of life. Thanks again. We have to make a decision. I cannot see going to the extreme of more tests and imaging. She is just very uncomfortable and I do not want her to suffer.