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Our pig has been throwing up and occasionally tenses up and

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Our pig has been throwing...

Our pig has been throwing up and occasionally tenses up and turns to the side. She is drinking water and is moving around but can't keep anything down.  The tensing up of her body is worrisome

Submitted: 2 years ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
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Hello & welcome, I am Dr. B, a licensed veterinarian and I would like to help you today. I do apologize that your question was not answered before. Different experts come online at various times; I just came online, read about your wee one’s situation, and wanted to help.

Again I do apologize that my colleagues could not aid you sooner. If you would still like assistance, can you tell me:

Is your lass a pug dog or a pig (as you have noted both)?

How long has she been showing signs?

What is she bringing up in her vomit?

Can she keep any water down?

Are her gums nice and pink (not white/pale)? Moist or sticky?

If you press on her belly, does she have any tensing, tenderness, discomfort, or pain?

Could she have eaten anything she should not have (ie bones, stones, socks, toys, plants, chemicals, human meds, etc)?

Any diarrhea or black stools?

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