Dog Veterinary

Ask a dog vet and get answers to your dog health questions

Ask a Dog Veterinarian,
Get an Answer ASAP!

About two weeks ago my dog got out the gate and got in the…

Customer Question
About two weeks ago...

About two weeks ago my dog got out the gate and got in the garbage. Which he has done before. But this particular time the upset stomach and the vomiting continued even after not giving food for about 12 to 24 hours started him on a bland diet and than tried to reincorporate his dog food back into the routine but he started the vomiting again. So after a week of vomiting I took him to the vet they ran a cray he didnt ingest anything he wasn't supposed to. They gave him some anti meds and some fluids and they ran blood work this was on Monday. She said he seem OK just maybe a bad case of garbage gut. She told me to give him the chicken and rice for five days and if he doesn't vomit to add his regular food slowly back into his routine. The next day she called and said his blood results came back and he had a very bad infection. I returned to the clinic and picked up two different antibiotics and start giving them to him right away. However I've been monitoring him this week very closely and I noticed that one he will not drink water. Also he can not jump up in our beds anymore. My yorkie has always been a very high jumper. Anyone who comes over here is always amazed at how high he could jump. He still is able to go up and down the stairs but he hasn't jumped in me or the kids bed in a long time. This morning my mom said he spit up some type of clear liquid. And he keeps making some type of gagging sound like something is caught in his throat or as if he is possibly trying to cough

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'm sorry to hear that. Hopefully it didn't make a mess. Did your dog eat anything unusual?

Thats the whole thing we don't know what he may have eaten when he initially got in the garbage 2 weeks ago. Thats what started the whole thing well at least thats what we think. I'm wondering how long he has had this infection and if that may have had an affect on things as well. I started the antibiotics right away on Monday just really trying to see what else may be going on and what else we can do

Veterinarian's Assistant: What is the dog's name?

Snickers

Veterinarian's Assistant: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about your dog?

He had a fecal test done and heart worm and those came back normal the vet also also said when she examined him that there wasn't anything alarming that she noticed. She did say that when she applied pressure to one part of his stomach he kind of flinch. My daughter says it seems as if his stomach is poking out. Also when we take let him out in the back yard he pees like a girl but if you take him for a walk he lifts his legs up to pee

Submitted: 8 months ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
Show More
Show Less
Ask Your Own Dog Veterinary Question
Answered in 14 hours by:
9/24/2017
Dog Veterinarian: Dr. B., Veterinarian replied 8 months ago
Dr. B.
Dr. B., Veterinarian
Category: Dog Veterinary
Satisfied Customers: 22,829
Experience: Hello, I am a small animal veterinarian and am happy to discuss any concerns & questions you have on any species.
Verified

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:

Which antibiotics is he on?

Is he currently on anything else?

Did his vet say what kind of infection? Pancreatitis?

Are his gums pink or white/pale? Moist or sticky?

Ask Your Own Dog Veterinary Question
Was this answer helpful?
Ask Dr. John Your Own Question
Dr. John
Dr. John
Dr. John, Texas Veterinarian
Category: Dog Veterinary
Satisfied Customers: 5,795
5,795 Satisfied Customers
Experience: Over 14 years of clinical veterinary experience

Dr. John is online now

A new question is answered every 9 seconds

How JustAnswer works:

  • Ask an ExpertExperts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional AnswerVia email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction GuaranteeRate the answer you receive.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

It was so professional, so personally concerned (as we were) and you answered all of our questions. George and I are so happy that I found "JustAnswer" on my Google search -- you are now in my "Favorites" list! And, yes we do love our kitty - she makes our life complete!

Bev & GeorgeBoca Raton, FL

Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help.

Mary C.Freshfield, Liverpool, UK

This expert is wonderful. They truly know what they are talking about, and they actually care about you. They really helped put my nerves at ease. Thank you so much!!!!

AlexLos Angeles, CA

Thank you for all your help. It is nice to know that this service is here for people like myself, who need answers fast and are not sure who to consult.

GPHesperia, CA

I couldn't be more satisfied! This is the site I will always come to when I need a second opinion.

JustinKernersville, NC

Just let me say that this encounter has been entirely professional and most helpful. I liked that I could ask additional questions and get answered in a very short turn around.

EstherWoodstock, NY

Thank you so much for taking your time and knowledge to support my concerns. Not only did you answer my questions, you even took it a step further with replying with more pertinent information I needed to know.

RobinElkton, Maryland

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Dr. Debbie

Dr. Debbie

Dog Veterinarian

904 satisfied customers

Companion animal veterinarian practicing for over 10 years.

Dr. Andy

Dr. Andy

Medical Director

16,147 satisfied customers

UC Davis graduate, emphasis in dermatology, internal medicine, pain management

Dr Scott Nimmo

Dr Scott Nimmo

Dog Veterinarian

10,315 satisfied customers

BVMS, MRCVS. { Glasgow UK }

Dr. Gary

Dr. Gary

Dog Veterinarian

10,063 satisfied customers

DVM, Emergency Veterinarian, BS (Physiology)

Dr. Scott

Dr. Scott

Veterinarian

9,615 satisfied customers

15 years of small animal, equine and pocket pet medicine and surgery.

Dr. Bruce

Dr. Bruce

Veterinarian

9,533 satisfied customers

15 years of experience as a small animal veterinarian

Rebecca

Rebecca

Dog Veterinarian

8,299 satisfied customers

More than 30 years of companion animal practice.

< Previous | Next >

Related Dog Veterinary Questions
Milo our dog was having an upset stomach this morning now
Milo our dog was having an upset stomach this morning now he's unable to walk. His back paws are bending leaving him unable to walk. … read more
Dr. Leah Hill
Dr. Leah Hill
Veterinarian
Doctor of Veterinary medicine
317 satisfied customers
My dog had a upset stomach. He is vomiting and had diarrhea.
I grill out side and put his meat with ours,i think some of the steak seasoning got on his meat,the marinate stuff … read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
Veterinarian
22,829 satisfied customers
Upset stomach. He has an upset stomach and just threw up.
Hopefully it didn't make a mess. Did the dog eat anything unusual?Customer: not that we could see ..might have eaten something in yard there was a little green glob along with just kibble… read more
DocPaul
DocPaul
Doctoral Degree
711 satisfied customers
My dog has an upset stomach...vomiting and diarrhea. We are
My dog has an upset stomach...vomiting and diarrhea … read more
Dr. Nicole
Dr. Nicole
Veterinarian
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
800 satisfied customers
Upset stomach. He has an upset stomach and just threw up.
not that we could see ..might have eaten something in yard there was a little green glob along with just kibble … read more
Dr. Rachel
Dr. Rachel
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
932 satisfied customers
My dog has an upset stomach seemingly, he is moving slow
My dog has an upset stomach seemingly, he is moving slow around the house & he is jus wanting to lay around & he won't take any food. … read more
Joan
Joan
Private
355 satisfied customers
My GSD is 9 yrs. He has an upset stomach. Running stool for
Good Morning! My GSD is 9 yrs. He has an upset stomach. Running stool for a couple weeks. He is eating regulary & f]drinking too. … read more
DrSarah
DrSarah
Veterinarian
DVM
404 satisfied customers
It seems she may have an upset stomach. crying, walking in
It seems she may have an upset stomach. crying, walking in circles, smell of vomit or may be passing gas … read more
Dr. Schmidt
Dr. Schmidt
Associate Veterinarian
DVM
939 satisfied customers
Dog has upset stomach and is being very finicky about eating
Dog has upset stomach and is being very finicky about eating kibble. Is it okay to give her some plain boiled chicken breast meat with no seasoning?… read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
Veterinarian
22,829 satisfied customers
My dog ate pistachio hes got upset stomach eating grass on
My dog ate pistachio nuts hes got upset stomach eating grass on walks lathargic what can i give him to feel better … read more
DocPaul
DocPaul
Doctoral Degree
711 satisfied customers
My Dog has a upset stomach. He has a bit of diahhorea and a
My Dog has a upset stomach JA: I'll do all I can to help. What is the matter with your dog? Customer: He has a bit of diahhorea and a upset stomach JA: Where does your dog seem to hurt? Customer: He d… read more
DocPaul
DocPaul
Doctoral Degree
711 satisfied customers
What do I feed a dog with an upset stomach? Runny stool,
What do I feed a dog with an upset stomach? Runny stool, uncontrollable. … read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
Veterinarian
22,829 satisfied customers
My golden has upset stomach (for 3 days) wont eat or take
My golden has upset stomach (for 3 days) wont eat or take its seizure meds. … read more
Dr. Bruce
Dr. Bruce
Veterinarian
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
9,533 satisfied customers
She seems to have an upset stomach and has been listless all
She seems to have an upset stomach and has been listless all day. She hasn't been outside to take care of business since a around 4 am (8 hours ago) and has had diarrhea since Sunday. She has eaten, a… read more
Dr Z
Dr Z
Small Animal Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
3,715 satisfied customers
He is a 4 year old male Pg. He has an upset stomach and is
He is a 4 year old male Pg. He has an upset stomach and is throwing up. He is otherwise ok … read more
Rebecca
Rebecca
Dog Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
8,299 satisfied customers
My dog seems to have an upset stomach. I just noticed that
Hi there! My dog seems to have an upset stomach. I just noticed that his gums are very cold. Is this any kind of symptom I should be concerned about? … read more
PitRottMommy
PitRottMommy
Veterinary Nurse
Associate Degree
10,425 satisfied customers
Upset stomach. No diarrhea. Hasn't eaten all day. He's shaky
Upset stomach. No diarrhea. Hasn't eaten all day. He's shaky and very clingy. Seems very nauseated. … read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
Veterinarian
22,829 satisfied customers
My dog is not acting right, he had an upset stomach,i gave
my dog is not acting right, he had an upset stomach,i gave rice and chicken ,which he ate a little, he is very slumpy, not peppy. awake at night, he has a funny sound from his tummy. he s drinking wat… read more
Dr. Kara
Dr. Kara
Doctoral Degree
5,399 satisfied customers
Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x