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My teacup yorkie puppie over ate i think and her stomach

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My teacup yorkie puppie over ate i think and her stomach feels slightly hard
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Altman replied 1 year ago.

Welcome to Justanswer! I am Dr. Altman and happy to assist you both today!

I am sorry to hear your little one has a slightly hard stomach

Things to do:
- Get her moving, even laps around the house with her size will encourage gi motility and stomach emptying
- Massage her belly with her chest up higher in order to help her relieve any gas in her stomach and pat to see if that releases any gas
- Pepcid (famotidine) 0.25 mg/pound every 12 hours to help reduce stomach acids which can add to the bloating

Hopefully this will allow her to feel a little more comfortable tonight but walking is the key to emptying of the stomach, reducing gas buildup and any abdominal cramping

Please let me know how else I can assist you both tonight, I hope she is feeling better soon!

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Expert:  Dr. Altman replied 1 year ago.

I am online another 15 minutes to assist you both tonight

Expert:  Dr. Altman replied 1 year ago.

I am glad to see you were able to view my responses earlier, I hope your little one is more comfortable today and would love an update when you are able...

Please let me know if I can be of any further assistance to you both today!

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Expert:  Dr. Altman replied 1 year ago.
Hi Betsy,
I'm just following up on our conversation about Betsy Tinervin. How is everything going?
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