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My 9 week old toy poodle has had runny stool for 3 days, and I caught her throwing up today. She won't eat 3 times a day only 2 times, should I be concerned? Should I take her to a vet?
Submitted: 9 months ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Peter, Veterinarian replied 9 months ago
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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Peter, Veterinarian replied 9 months ago

1- Is she 9 weeks or 9 months?

2- Did she get into anything?

3- Any vomiting?

4- Any blood in the stool?

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Customer reply replied 9 months ago
9 week.
She didn't get into anything.
She puked 2 times, but hasn't gotten sick since (about 4 hours)
No blood in stool
Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Peter, Veterinarian replied 9 months ago

Please give me 5-10 minutes to type your answer. Thank you.

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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Peter, Veterinarian replied 9 months ago

Friend, in a puppy with vomiting and diarrhea common causes are intestinal parasites, infections, ingestion of a foreign body, etc. to name a few causes. I would strongly recommend a hands-on examination with your veterinarian and a fecal analysis as an initial screening test. In the meantime, this is what you can do:

1- Do not give things like Pepto Bismol or Imodium.

2- Giver her 1 teaspoon of honey, pancake or karo syrup directly into her mouth to avoid hypoglycemia. Then, leave her without food or water for 2-3 hours.

3- After 2-3 hours offer a small amount of water. Wait half hour, if no vomiting, offer a small amount of rice (50%) and boiled boneless chicken or ground beef (50%) 4-6 times a day. Keep on this diet for several days then wean into regular diet.

4- Follow up with your family veterinarian for a hands on examination and fecal analysis as an initial screening test.

My goal is to provide you with excellent service. If you have any follow-up questions don't hesitate to ask. If finished, please take a moment to rate my service. See you again soon!

Dr. Peter

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Customer reply replied 9 months ago
She is supposed to go into the vet every three weeks to get her shots right?
Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Peter, Veterinarian replied 9 months ago

Yes, but, I would not wait 3 weeks. I would have her checked in the morning.

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