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I have a dog on metronidazole bacteria since last week, now

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I have a dog on metronidazole for stomach bacteria since last week, now I have another dog who is displaying same symptoms,he is not throwing up or diarrhea at this time, but is smacking his mouth and can't seem to lay comfortably he appears to not want to lie on his stomach as he lies frog legged or contourted. is it ok to give the 2nd dog one of the antibiotics until I can go to the vet in the morning
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 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- Did he get into anything or eat something out of the ordinary?

2- Any abdominal swelling?

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

4- How much does he weigh?