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Our westie will be a year old this month & has been vomitting all

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our westie will be a year old this month & has been vomitting all night since about 12:30am about 4-5 times. its been liquidy, brownish color. He won't drink water but has eaten crunchy part of lettuce. Will he get dehydrated? Is there anything we can do for him until his vets office is open in the morning?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. B. replied 2 years ago.
Hello & welcome, I am Dr. B, a licensed veterinarian and I would like to help you with your wee one today.
Is it brown like his dog food? Or like coffee grounds?
Any blood?
Is he able to keep any water down at all?
Are his gums nice and pink (not white/pale)? Moist or sticky?
If you press on his belly, does he have any tensing, tenderness, discomfort, or pain?
Could he have eaten anything he should not have (ie bones, stones, socks, toys, plants, chemicals, human meds, etc)?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
We ended up taking him a 24 hour animal hostipal.