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Our 9 year old boxer is regurgitating her food a few mins

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Our 9 year old boxer is regurgitating her food a few mins after eating it. It's been happening for the past three days now
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Hopefully it didn't make a mess. Did the dog eat anything unusual?
Customer: No just her usual food.
JA: OK. The Veterinarian will know what to do. What is the dog's name?
Customer: She also loomed like she was pooping panty hose. I've seen that happen with a other dog a while ago. Kira didn't get a hold of any of those though.
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about the dog?
Customer: She's an outside dog
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Jennifer Van Noy replied 1 year ago.


I’m Dr. Jenn and I’m a licensed veterinarian with 18 years of experience. I’m here to help with your question about Kira.

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In order to help me help you better, I’ll need a little more information. To start with, please tell me:

  • Has there been any change in Kira's diet?
  • Is she having diarrhea too? Is that what you mean by the pooping panty hose?
  • Are you able to take her temperature?
  • Is she happy to eat? How long after she eats the food does it come back up?
  • How is she acting otherwise?

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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
No changes to diet. No heartworm preventative since being outside
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
The diarrhea just started yesterday. She regurgitated right after eating
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
She doesn't seem excited about eating.
Expert:  Jennifer Van Noy replied 1 year ago.

It's concerning that she's still vomiting/regurgitating food after eating for 3 days in a row. If a dog has mild occasional vomiting, is still happy, and it self-corrects in a day or so, I don't get too concerned about things. Causes can range from being something pretty simple like she picked up a bunch of intestinal parasites to more serious types of gastroenteritis, pancreatitis, to even some types of cancers, and other things. It sounds like an examination by your vet is warranted at this point since Kira seems to be getting worse, not better. Other initial diagnostics may include fecal float, bloodwork, pancreatitis test, x-rays.

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