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I gave my dog a ham bone and he has been throwing since

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yesterday. I gave him...
I gave my dog a ham bone and he has been throwing since yesterday. I gave him half a reglan but it did not work. What can I do?
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I'm sorry to hear of this with Riley. The hallmarks of gastrointestinal obstruction and perforation are identical - persistent vomiting and/or anorexia. Riley's vomiting so perfusely will dehydrate and electrolyte imbalance him. His vet will want to provide Riley with supplemental fluids and electrolytes - usually by subcutaneous administration - and X-ray Riley's abdomen to better understand his gastrointestinal health and the likelihood of that ham bone passing through his GI tract unaided.

Please respond with further questions or concerns if you wish.

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