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Dr. Gary, Dog Veterinarian
Category: Dog
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Experience:  DVM, Emergency Veterinarian; BS (Physiology) Michigan State Univ
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About 2 weeks ago I gave her a large pork bone. Please spare

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About 2 weeks ago I gave her a large pork bone. Please spare me a lecture of why I should not have done this. right now. She seems to have a bowel obstruction fancy cost as if and gags a lot. She had a very small bowel movement this morning I have no money for a vet visit and certainly not the surgery. She is a 12 and a half year old chocolate lab I've had her since she was five and a half weeks old. If she's too sick to be helped I just like to have her put down.
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Coughing can be worrying. The Veterinarian will know what you should do. What is the dog's name?
Customer: Abby
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Abby?
Customer: After eating the bones she threw up 3 times large amounts of food and some shattered bone. She didn't eat for about 5 days but she is now eating a little bit of canned food rice and boiled hamburger. But only very small amounts she used to be about 80 pounds but I'm sure she's not bad now
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 3 months ago.

Hello, JACustomer. I have been a Veterinary Nurse for over 15 years and would be happy to help you today. I'm reviewing your question right now.

Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 3 months ago.

1) Are you seeing any vomiting or diarrhea?
2) Any blood in the stool?
3) Is she passing bone fragments in her stool yet?