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My dog licked some bacon greese last night, and didn't eat

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my dog licked some bacon...
my dog licked some bacon greese last night, and didn't eat his kibble this morning. he has thrown up and acting really lethargic. I am scared.
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. This sounds like it might be serious. I'll let the Veterinarian know what's going on ASAP. Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about your dog?
Customer: just that he is older
Submitted: 2 months ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Peter, Veterinarian replied 2 months ago
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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Peter, Veterinarian replied 2 months ago

Hello, again, I will do my best to help you today. First I need to ask you a few questions so that I can be well informed and give you the best advice.

1- How much does he weigh?

2- How old is he?

3- Any pre existing medical conditions?

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
36 pounds, he’s 13, mo
Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Peter, Veterinarian replied 2 months ago

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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Peter, Veterinarian replied 2 months ago

Friend, as you may already know it is common when a dog eats bacon grease to develop vomiting or diarrhea. The other concern is that he could have pancreatitis which could be life-threatening. For this reason, I would strongly recommend having him checked by a veterinarian as soon as you can to rule out pancreatitis. In the meantime, this is what you can do:

1- Do not give things like Pepto Bismol or Imodium. Start him on Pepcid AC (famotidine) 10mg tablet every 12 hours. You can buy Pepcid AC over the counter in any pharmacy.

2- No food or water for 6-8 hours. Need to give his gastrointestinal tract time to rest.

3- After 6-8 hours offer a small amount of water. Wait half hour, if no vomiting, he can continue to have water. Leave him without food for 16-20 hours then offer a small amount of rice (50%) and boiled boneless chicken or ground beef (50%) 4-6 times a day. Keep him on this diet for the next week then wean him into his regular diet.

4- Follow up with a veterinarian for a hands on examination as soon as you can.

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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