Hello, I'm Dr. Chris Smith and I'd like to help! I just need to ask you a few questions to be well informed and give you the best advice. Is she trying to vomit or licking frantically?
Has she been recently chewing on anything like a rawhide, nylabone or other toy? Is she gagging?
no rawhide or any other bones or toys. She has gagged once but i think it was bc she was drinking water too fast. She is frantically looking for grass to eat. I just made her come in and she is now laying down on the tile floor.
No licking just panting but seems to be calming down a little
I sometimes see this with dogs who either have an upset stomach or irritation of their throat. I find it best to confine them to a crate (or kitchen) with no access to grass or even rugs or fabrics because sometimes they will go for that
Often times this behavior will subside over 20-30 min, an hour at the longest. IF it continues or if she becomes uncomfortable, starts retching or trying to vomit continuously, she should go to the ER. MY dog used to do this every once in a while and I never found out the trigger but he would get better given a little time.
ok i think she is getting better. Thank you so much for your help.
You're welcome. Its scary when they do strange things!
she is frantically licking now. Think i will go to the er. Think so?