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Our little dog started the day hacking until he threw-up. 2

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Our little dog started the day hacking until he threw-up. 2 times. since then he has been really wet/drouling around the mouth. To the point that its dripping. He wants to lay in his bed and he is kinda shivering. Normally a very active and attached dog.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Jess K replied 1 year ago.

Hello, this is Dr. Jess. I am sorry to hear about Ned! Is there anything that he could have gotten into? trash or medication or anything of that sort? Does he have a habit of eating things that he shouldn't like toys or socks, etc.?

Can you look him over and tell me:

  • are his gums pink or pale?
  • does he have pain if you press on his belly?
  • is he having trouble breathing?
  • did the vomit contain anything that looked like blood or dark coffee grounds?

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