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Louie is a 4year old Border Collie mix he has vomited about…

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Louie is a 4year...

Louie is a 4year old Border Collie mix he has vomited about 5 times tonight mostley white bile what does it mean when he pants and the end of his tongue curls up

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

Not that I know of

Veterinarian's Assistant: OK. The Expert will know what to do. What is the Border Collie's name and age?

Louie 4 years old

Veterinarian's Assistant: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Louie?

No he is very healthly

Submitted: 5 months ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Beth, Dog Veterinarian replied 5 months ago

Poor Louie sounds like he is not feeling well. Is he still panting or has that settled down? Do you think he is having any difficulty with his breathing like it is labored, or more like regular panting?

Are you able to look at his gums to see what color they are? Many dogs will have black spots on their tongue or lips that is normal pigmentation, we try to look at areas that aren't obviously black to assess color, ie pale, pink, red etc.

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