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my 16 yr old shitzu had diahrea and on 6/9/10 the vet prescribed amoxolicin and diphenoxyalate/atrop. tonight she began vomitting froth and her stomach is distended.
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Was a fecal exam performed to look for parasites?

 

Did Trixie get into any garbage? Any new foods?

 

Is she eating and drinking?

 

Any more diarrhea?

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