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My dog keeps trying to throw up, but ends up Nothing comes…

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My dog keeps trying...

My dog keeps trying to throw up, but ends up Nothing comes out, only a small transparent liquid

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

Nothing that I saw or know

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

Bernese Mountain dog, 5 months

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

Samba

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

He is very help. We got him a day ago eating toilet paper.

Submitted: 4 months ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
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Dog Veterinarian: Rebecca, Dog Veterinarian replied 4 months ago
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Dog Veterinarian: Rebecca, Dog Veterinarian replied 4 months ago

I am sorry to hear you are concerned about Samba. How long has he been throwing up this liquid?

Any diarrhea?

Is he eating, and drinking?

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Dog Veterinarian: Rebecca, Dog Veterinarian replied 4 months ago

Is there any diarrhea?

Since I can't see and examine him, it will help to know these things. If you lift his lip to check his gums, are they pink or do they seem pale?

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
yesterday
Customer reply replied 4 months ago
his gums are pink
Dog Veterinarian: Rebecca, Dog Veterinarian replied 4 months ago

Good his gums are pink. Is he eating, and drinking? Any diarrhea?

There are so many things that can make a puppy vomit: viral infections, something he ate, an intestinal blockage from eating a toy or a sock. Many times, this gets better on its own after a day or so but if it persists, or if he can't drink or eat and hold it down, it may be more serious.

Has he had his vaccinations?

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Yep , all his shot are on time
Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Eating and drinking normally
Dog Veterinarian: Rebecca, Dog Veterinarian replied 4 months ago

That is all good. Are you sure she is not coughing up this liquid, you are sure she is vomiting? It looks a lot alike, but coughing comes from the lungs and respiratory tract, vomiting from the digestive tract. She could be coughing, if all she brings up is some clear liquid.

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Dog Veterinarian: Rebecca, Dog Veterinarian replied 4 months ago

Sorry, said she instead of he!

If his gums are pink, and he is eating, he is not in immediate danger.

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Dog Veterinarian: Rebecca, Dog Veterinarian replied 4 months ago

Are you still there? Can I answer anything else?

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Dog Veterinarian: Rebecca, Dog Veterinarian replied 4 months ago

I have not heard back from you; how is Samba doing?

Please let me know if my answer was helpful and if I can answer anything else about him.

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Dog Veterinarian: Rebecca, Dog Veterinarian replied 4 months ago
Hi,

I'm just following up on our conversation about your pet. How is everything going?

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