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12 yr old male schnauzer has vomited 6 xs - now just bile after

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12 yr old male schnauzer has vomited 6 xs - now just bile after all food has been expelled. Hrs moaning. Nothing new in his diet today. He takes 5 mg of Enalapril 2xs a day. We just moved to this small town & unlike our former home wth a 24 hr Vet 5 mins from our house current 24 hr Vet is 40 mins away driving on dark back roads. Do u think I can wait 8 hrs until out vet comes in. What do u think is wrong. It's 12:40 am Sunday. Thank u
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. B. replied 1 year ago.
Hello & welcome, I am Dr. B, a licensed veterinarian and I would like to help you today. I do apologize that your question was not answered before. Different experts come online at various times; I just came online, read about your wee one’s situation, and wanted to help.Again I do apologize that my colleagues could not aid you sooner, but can you tell me: Can he keep water down?Are his gums pink or pale/white? Moist or sticky?If you press on his belly,does he have any discomfort, tenderness, or tensing?Could he have eaten something he should not have (ie bones, toys, plants, chemicals, etc)?Has he had any diarrhea?