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My dog is a 5 year old bug is throwing up the past two days

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My dog is a 5 year old bug is throwing up the past two days not being himself acting tired and sluggish and can't seem to go poop
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Peter replied 1 year ago.

Welcome and thanks for asking your question. My name is***** am a licensed veterinarian. I am currently not set up to make a live call. But, I am happy to answer your question on this thread. First I need to ask you a few questions so that I can be well informed and give you the best advice.

1- How long has it been since he had a bowel movement?

2- Is he straining to defecate?

3- Did he get into anything or eat something out of the ordinary?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
A little tiny one today and yes he seems to try to push out but nothing is happening . And not that we no off
Expert:  Dr. Peter replied 1 year ago.

1- Was the stool loose or hard?

2- How many hours since the last time he vomited?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
The little he did it seemed loose it was that small and he threw up this morning about 6 am and just threw up a lot at 9 pm so about 14 hrs in between
Expert:  Dr. Peter replied 1 year ago.

1- Any pre existing medical conditions?

2- Any other symptoms?

3- How much does he weigh?

4- Can you take a look at his gums and see if they are pink or pale?