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Is this a standard poodle or miniature?
Did he only vomit once?
he is a toy poodle and only vomited once then continued to heave.
Thank you for that information. He may have gotten overheated. Is he acting normal now?
He may have drank the water too fast as well
he is laying in his bed and heaves have subsided a bit.
What I would do is take his temperature rectally it should be between 100.5 and 102.5 If it is higher you may be looking at heat exhaustion or if it is very high heat stroke.
Check the gums and make sure they are pink and not white or pale
he is at 100.5
then push on the gums with your finger and release, the gums will blanch white, then turn back to the color they were (pink) if it takes less than one second or more than two seconds to turn back to the color then seek vet help
The temp is good
i don't really see a change
What color are they?
they are like brownish pinkish. the pink does come back right away after looking more closely
Okay/ . I would let her rest , her temp is good, her gums seem fine. Put a fan on her to keep her cool and monitor her vital signs as above and I will also direct you to a site that will tell you how to take other vital signs such as heart rate.
Ok, that would be appreciated
I think she sounds worn down from the heat and the play. As for water rather than let her drink from a bowl put some ice cubes in a bowl so she stays hydrated but cannot take in too much water at once
Is there anything else I can help you with?
should i fallow up in any other way
If he returns to normal he should be fine. But if you see more vomiting with food, diarrhea , lethargy and fever then see your vet
Thank You so much, I was very worried and his vet is closed today.
You are welcome. It can be scary when they get ill like that. Just keep an eye for any abnormality tonight
I will send you a free follow up in a few days to see how things are going for you