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My yorkies stomach is swollen, he's breathing really loud,

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hi my yorkies stomach is swollen
JA: Is the dog in any pain? Is it behaving differently?
Customer: he's breathing really loud
JA: Have there been any changes in the dog's appearance or diet?
Customer: like 10 mins ago yes he wasn't breathing when i found him but his eyes were opened i gave him cpr and he started breathing slowly and pooing a lot but his stomach is still big
JA: The veterinarian will know how to help the dog.
Customer: ok thank u but is there anything i can do he can still stand and walk
JA: Is there anything else you think the vet should know?
Customer: not really he's been eating the same thing but a week ago i started feeding him human canned tomato with his dog food
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 10 months ago.

Hello, JACustomer. I have been a Veterinary Nurse for over 15 years and would be happy to help you today. I'm reviewing your question right now.

Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 10 months ago.

If you have found him in a non-responsive state, he needs to go immediately to the ER for care. There is nothing at home that can be done to keep him from going back into cardiac arrest, if this is what happened.

Failing this, please answer the questions below:
1) What was the purpose of feeding tomato with his food? Can you share a link to the canned tomato you're feeding?
2) Any vomiting or diarrhea today?
3) Was the stool firm?
4) Has he had any additional human food today?
5) Any vomiting?
6) Any history of illness or injury?

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
It's just a regular can of tomatoes by Great Value I got from Walmart. None of that although the does have a sprained paw.
Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 10 months ago.

Was the stool firm?

What was the purpose of feeding tomato with the food?

The Great Value brand comes packed in water and packed in oil--which variety are you giving?