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Dr. Gary, Dog Veterinarian
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Experience:  DVM, Emergency Veterinarian; BS (Physiology) Michigan State Univ
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We have a dog 14 yrs old. Tonight she is bloated and

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We have a dog 14 yrs old. Tonight she is bloated and throwing up thick white, stringy stuff. Now it's yellow stringy stuff.
She us bloated and appears to be retaining fluid. She has mamorary rumors. Could this be heart failure or perhaps fluid build up is causing it. She was playing and perfectly fine an hour ago.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
She has just passed about 1 tbsp bloody diarrhea. Appreciate someone trying to answer my question, even if bad news!
Expert:  Dr. B. replied 1 year ago.
Hello & welcome, I am Dr. B, a licensed veterinarian and I would like to help you today. I do apologize that your question was not answered before. Different experts come online at various times; I just came online, read about your situation, and wanted to help.
Again I do apologize that my colleagues could not aid you sooner. If you would still like assistance, can you tell me:
Does she feel bloated with fluid or gas?
Can she keep water down at all?
Are her gums nice and pink (not white/pale)? Moist or sticky?
If you press on her belly, does she have any tensing, tenderness, discomfort, or pain?
Could she have eaten anything she should not have (ie bones, stones, socks, toys, plants, chemicals, human meds, etc)?
Was she straining before she passed that bloody stool?