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We had some one cleasning our bbq and I think my pup got

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We had some one cleasning our bbq and I think my pup got into some of the pieces that would fall off when you brush the grill. I don't know for sure and don't know what he used. She started vomiting white spit...4x and then settled down. She ate and threw it right away. Now about and hour later has thrown up a small amount of the food but I could see some black specks in it .... it smells a little metallic rather than like the food. Should I just give her water and a stomach antacid? otherwise is fine
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  Dr. John replied 1 year ago.

Hello. Thanks for writing in. My name is***** and I would be happy to help you. It wouldn't hurt to give her something like Pepcid or Prilosec. Usually 2.5 mg per 10 lbs of body weight. That can help with some mild stomach inflammation. If she continues to vomit, though, I would highly recommend getting her seen by a vet. My concern would be more with dehydration and electrolyte abnormalities, and she may need something to stop nausea and fluid therapy. I would probably try to avoid feeding her anything for 12-24 hours past the last vomiting episode and give only very small amount of water at a time. Please let me know if you have any other questions or concerns. Hope this helps.

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Expert:  Dr. John replied 1 year ago.
Hi Karin,
I'm just following up on our conversation about Bella. How is everything going?
Dr. John