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Last week my dog vomited after eating a certain treat. I

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Last week my dog vomited after eating a certain treat. I stopped the treat and he was fine for 5 days. Then last night at 2:00 am he vomited again. He seems okay today playing, walking and eating. Should I be concerned! PS he has been licking his paws a lot!
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. John replied 1 year ago.

Hello. Thanks for writing in. My name is***** and I would be happy to help you. If he is eating, drinking, playing and acting normal otherwise; I wouldn't be overly concerned. If he continues to vomit over the next couple days, has diarrhea/bloody stools, is not eating or is lethargic; I would definitely get him seen by your vet. It is difficult to determine if the paw licking is related or not. If it is, it would most likely be related to allergies, more commonly a food allergy (even if he has eaten the same food his whole life). Dogs may do that due to an injury, arthritis, boredom, pain or anxiety as well. If the area is losing hair, looks red or looks swollen; then I would have your vet check it out. Please let me know if you have any other questions or concerns. Hope this helps.

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