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My dog ate a bone and is throwing up. What should I do to help Thank

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My dog ate a bone and is throwing up. What should I do to help?
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Hi there,

Thank you for your post!

How old is your dog?


When did he eat the bone?

When did the vomiting start?

How often is he vomiting?

Customer: replied 8 years ago.

Hi Auggie, is a 6 year old mixed breed part mastiff and pit bull. He is threw up once last night and this morning. There are bone shards. the bone shards look like a heavy bone either pork or beef bone.

Thank you


Thank you for your post and reply!

The only recommendation here - unfortunately - is to see your veterinarian or local ER if your veterinarian is not open.

Priority number 1 is to make sure there are no signs of an intestinal blockage from eating the bone.

If there is a blockage - there is no alternative - surgery will be needed as this can be life threatening.

If there is NO blockage - medications for nausea and even coating medications for the stomach can be prescribed.

But - with the history of bone ingestion and vomiting - x-rays are VERY important right now to make sure this is not life threatening.
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The above is given for information only. Although I am a licensed veterinarian, I cannot legally prescribe medicines or diagnose your pet's condition without performing a physical exam. If you have concerns about your pet I would highly advise contacting your regular veterinarian.
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