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Every few days he is dry heaving. He acts fine, but has been…

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Every few days he...

Every few days he is dry heaving.

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'll do all I can to help. What is wrong with the dog?

He acts fine, but has been dry heaving once in awhile

Veterinarian's Assistant: Where does the dog seem to hurt?

I don't think he hurts?

Veterinarian's Assistant: OK. No obvious pain. What is the dog's name and age?

Riley, Westie, 2

Submitted: 8 months ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
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Hello & welcome, I am Dr. B, a licensed veterinarian and I would like to help you today.

How long has he been showing signs?

Does he bring anything up when heaving?

Any coughing?

Can he keep any water down?

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

If you press on his belly, any tensing, tenderness, discomfort, or pain?

Could he have eaten anything harmful (ie bones, toys, plants, chemicals, human meds, etc)?

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