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We got back from a hike about an hour ago and now she is

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Hi we got back from a hike about an hour ago and now she is vomiting, there are mushrooms in the vomit and has diarrhea
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Hopefully it didn't make a mess. Did the dog eat anything unusual?
Customer: Mushrooms from the looks of it
JA: What is the dog's name and age?
Customer: Emma, o
JA: How old is Emma?
Customer: 9
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Emma?
Customer: From the vomit it looks as though she ate a lot she has thrown up more than she usually does when she's had an upset stomach in the past. She is drinking water and I've given her some treats
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 3 months ago.

Hello and thank you for your question. I am a Veterinary Nurse with over 15 years experience and I have assisted in the care of many pets with this particular medical concern. It would be my pleasure to assist you today.

I cannot impress upon you enough the importance of taking Emma to a vet's office that can examine her. Because you do not know what type of mushrooms these are, it's best to assume that they are one of the many varieties that can be toxic to dogs. In some cases, dogs can die from mushroom ingestion. I would err on the side of caution here.

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