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The 12 week old puppy has dry heaves. See note above dry…

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The 12 week old...

The 12 week old puppy has dry heaves

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'll do all I can to help. What seems to be the problem with the puppy?

See note above dry heaves

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

Not hurting he seems to vomit without getting anything up. are you familiar with the phrase "dry heaves"

Veterinarian's Assistant: OK. No obvious pain. Hopefully it didn't make a mess. Did the puppy eat anything unusual?

First day with him. The store where I bought his food said the breeder had him on bad food "puppy chow" and to introduce a "better food into it. I only added a little. Also he ate a part of paper towel. not much, but aalittle

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

Jonsnow

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

He is tiny. 3.5 pounds. I'm kinda clueless...I have a cat

Submitted: 6 months ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
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How long has he been showing signs?

Any actual vomiting or coughing?

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 else (ie bones, toys, plants, chemicals, human meds, etc)?

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