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My Dalmatian starts to retch but she doesn’t vomit. It’s mainly during the night and is intermittent. Grace can be absolutely fine for a few days then she will have a couple of episodes of retching? She’s eating, drinking fine and her bowel habits are okay. Other than the times she is retching she seems ok and is very happy to go out etc. She is 8 in February, and I thought her tummy might be sensitive now?

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'll do all I can to help. Hopefully it didn't make a mess. Did your dog eat anything unusual?

No

Veterinarian's Assistant: OK. The Expert will know what to do. What is the dog's name?

Grace

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

No, other than the episodes of intermittent retching she seems ok

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Hello & welcome, I am Dr. B, a licensed veterinarian and I would like to help you today.

How long has this been going on?

Any coughing or breathing changes?

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

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

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

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