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My dog has been vomiting since noon this afternoon I had to

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My dog has been vomiting since noon this afternoon I had to go to the store and broke down in my car... by the the time I got home her vomit had blood in it... she may have been bite by a black widow?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  Rebecca replied 1 year ago.
Hello,
I am sorry to hear you are worried about Rizen. I am a veterinarian and will do my best to help.
It is a good sign that her gums look more normal. How long since she last vomited?
I would not try to get her to eat just yet, but maybe try small amounts of liquids at a time, like your Gatorade, water, ice cubes or broth. If she can keep down liquids, gradually offer larger amounts.
I would not try to give her any food, until she has gone 9 hours without vomiting. Keeping her hydrated is more important than getting food into her.
How much does she weigh? You can try giving famotidine (Pepcid AC) at 5 mg per 15 to 20 pounds of body weight, twice daily.
I hope she continues to look better. Please let me know how she is doing and what else I can help with.
Rebecca
Expert:  Rebecca replied 1 year ago.
How is Rizen doing? Can I help with anything else?