Dog Veterinary

Ask a dog vet and get answers to your dog health questions

Ask a Dog Veterinarian,
Get an Answer ASAP!

This answer was rated:

We picked up our dogs from the boarding kennel last

Hi, We picked up...

Hi, We picked up our dogs from the boarding kennel last Wednesday. They both have been throwing up.

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

We gave them their food so no dietary change.

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

Dusty age 5 Rusty age 4.

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

They are Vizsla’s and they were in the kennel for 1 week.

Show More
Show Less
Ask Your Own Dog Veterinary Question
Answered in 3 minutes by:
3/18/2018
Dr. Peter
Dr. Peter, Veterinarian
Category: Dog Veterinary
Satisfied Customers: 32,731
Experience: 16 years of internal medicine, surgery, and preventive care.
Verified

Hi, I'm Dr. Peter. Welcome to JustAnswer. I'm reviewing your question now and will post back with your reply ASAP.

Ask Your Own Dog Veterinary Question

1- How long have they been vomiting?

2- How much do they weigh?

3- Any pre existing medical conditions?

4- Any other symptoms?

Ask Your Own Dog Veterinary Question
Customer reply replied 1 month ago
1. Every now and then, but really noticed Friday Saturday and today. Noticed they have not been eating.
2. Dusty 43 pounds Rusty 75 pounds
3. No medical conditions and up to date on all shots
4. Just not eating and throwing up.

Please give me 5-10 minutes to type your answer. No need to accept the phone call request. Thank you.

Ask Your Own Dog Veterinary Question
Customer reply replied 1 month ago
Ok thank you.

Friend, vomiting can be caused by many different medical conditions. I will not be able to pinpoint the exact underlying cause without a hands-on examination and some testing, I am sorry. But, common causes are a simple gastritis, dietary indiscretion, intestinal parasites, ingestion of a foreign body, infections, etc. to name a few causes. In any case of vomiting the first thing to do is give the stomach time to rest. This is what you can do:

1- Do not give things like Pepto Bismol or Imodium. Start Dusty on Pepcid AC (famotidine) 10mg and 20mg tablet for Rusty every 12 hours for the next 2-3 days. You can buy Pepcid AC over the counter in any pharmacy.

2- No food or water for 8-12 hours. Need to give their gastrointestinal tract time to rest.

3- After 8-12 hours offer a small amount of water. Wait half hour, if no vomiting, offer a small amount of rice (50%) and boiled boneless chicken or ground beef (50%) 4-6 times a day. Keep on this diet for several days then wean into regular diet.

4- If they continue to vomit or not eating after doing the above the next step is a hands-on examination by your family veterinarian.

My goal is to provide you with excellent service - I hope I've provided the information you were seeking, if you feel you have received anything less, please reply back as I am happy to address follow-up questions. Kindly rate me when you are done.

Dr. Peter

Dr. Peter
Dr. Peter, Veterinarian
Category: Dog Veterinary
Satisfied Customers: 32,731
Experience: 16 years of internal medicine, surgery, and preventive care.
Verified
Dr. Peter and 87 other Dog Veterinary Specialists are ready to help you
Ask your own question now
Was this answer helpful?
Ask Dr. Peter Your Own Question
Dr. Peter
Dr. Peter
Dr. Peter, Veterinarian
Category: Dog Veterinary
Satisfied Customers: 32,731
32,731 Satisfied Customers
Experience: 16 years of internal medicine, surgery, and preventive care.

Dr. Peter is online now

A new question is answered every 9 seconds

How JustAnswer works:

  • Ask an ExpertExperts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional AnswerVia email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction GuaranteeRate the answer you receive.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

It was so professional, so personally concerned (as we were) and you answered all of our questions. George and I are so happy that I found "JustAnswer" on my Google search -- you are now in my "Favorites" list! And, yes we do love our kitty - she makes our life complete!

Bev & GeorgeBoca Raton, FL

Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help.

Mary C.Freshfield, Liverpool, UK

This expert is wonderful. They truly know what they are talking about, and they actually care about you. They really helped put my nerves at ease. Thank you so much!!!!

AlexLos Angeles, CA

Thank you for all your help. It is nice to know that this service is here for people like myself, who need answers fast and are not sure who to consult.

GPHesperia, CA

I couldn't be more satisfied! This is the site I will always come to when I need a second opinion.

JustinKernersville, NC

Just let me say that this encounter has been entirely professional and most helpful. I liked that I could ask additional questions and get answered in a very short turn around.

EstherWoodstock, NY

Thank you so much for taking your time and knowledge to support my concerns. Not only did you answer my questions, you even took it a step further with replying with more pertinent information I needed to know.

RobinElkton, Maryland

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Dr. Debbie

Dr. Debbie

Dog Veterinarian

904 satisfied customers

Companion animal veterinarian practicing for over 10 years.

Dr. Andy

Dr. Andy

Medical Director

16,147 satisfied customers

UC Davis graduate, emphasis in dermatology, internal medicine, pain management

Dr Scott Nimmo

Dr Scott Nimmo

Dog Veterinarian

10,315 satisfied customers

BVMS, MRCVS. { Glasgow UK }

Dr. Gary

Dr. Gary

Dog Veterinarian

10,063 satisfied customers

DVM, Emergency Veterinarian, BS (Physiology)

Dr. Scott

Dr. Scott

Veterinarian

9,615 satisfied customers

15 years of small animal, equine and pocket pet medicine and surgery.

Dr. Bruce

Dr. Bruce

Veterinarian

9,533 satisfied customers

15 years of experience as a small animal veterinarian

Rebecca

Rebecca

Dog Veterinarian

8,299 satisfied customers

More than 30 years of companion animal practice.

< Previous | Next >

Related Dog Veterinary Questions
Hard stomach, won't eat, drink, or use restroom. Chawawa. My
My granddaughter left bolona rines in the floor. I think Frost ate them yesterday.… read more
Dr. Rachel
Dr. Rachel
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
714 satisfied customers
Lactulose metronidazole famotidine and the amoxicillin
Lactulose metronidazole famotidine and the amoxicillin prescribed to my dog for liver shunt. Do any of these meds cause pain to the dog? She's being really “moody”… read more
Dr. Altman
Dr. Altman
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
9 satisfied customers
She won't eat, sleeps a lot, eats grass, her stomach is
She won't eat, sleeps a lot, eats grass, her stomach is making noises, she's whining, & likes her tummy rubbed. … read more
Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin
Veterinarian
DVM
3 satisfied customers
Eating grass vomiting bile and his stomach is rumbling loud
eating grass vomiting bile and his stomach is rumbling loud enough to be heard a block away … read more
Dr. Altman
Dr. Altman
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
9 satisfied customers
My dog will not eat his dog food even with chicken stop. 2
My dog will not eat his dog food even with chicken stop … read more
Dr. Rachel
Dr. Rachel
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
714 satisfied customers
Dog is not eating. Bloated. Crys when touching stomach area.
Dog is not eating. Bloated. Crys when touching stomach area. Shaking. Does not want to/having trouble walking. … read more
Dr. Jo
Dr. Jo
Veterinarian
BA
2 satisfied customers
Dog has upset stomach and is being very finicky about eating
Dog has upset stomach and is being very finicky about eating kibble. Is it okay to give her some plain boiled chicken breast meat with no seasoning?… read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
Veterinary Degree (BVMS)
3,465 satisfied customers
My dog wont eat and her stomach is making loud gurgling
Hi! My dog wont eat and her stomach is making loud gurgling noises … read more
Dr. Peter
Dr. Peter
Veterinarian
32,731 satisfied customers
My dog vomited. I gave him famotidine but he vomitted again
My dog vomited. I gave him famotidine but he vomitted again after a while. I think he vomitted out the medication. What can I do for him now? What can I give him now?My dog has recently diagnosed with… read more
Scott Perry
Scott Perry
Veterinarian
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
2,168 satisfied customers
Stomach spasms, not eating or drinking, lathargic, weakness
Stomach spasms, not eating or drinking, lathargic, weakness in hind legs, labour breathtaking, feels cold. He's 13 … read more
Expert
Expert
Associate Veterinarian
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
920 satisfied customers
Stomach gurgling and she won't eat. Immy, she's 2.5. She's a
stomach gurgling and she won't eat JA: I'll do all I can to help. What is the dog's name and age? Customer: Immy, she's 2.5 JA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know … read more
Dr. Kara
Dr. Kara
Doctoral Degree
5,397 satisfied customers
My Vizsla has diarrhea for the second day. It started
My Vizsla has diarrhea for the second day. It started yesterday around 4 pm. Yesterday we gave her rice with her dry food. It has not cleared up. What should I do. She is 8 years old and 67 pounds. … read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
Veterinary Degree (BVMS)
3,465 satisfied customers
Her stomach is making a gurgling noise and she's not eating.
Her stomach is making a gurgling noise and she's not eating. Just started this afternoon. … read more
Dr. Meghan Denney
Dr. Meghan Denney
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine
1,983 satisfied customers
My vet gave her famotidine does she take it with food or
my vet gave her famotidine does she take it with food or stand alone? … read more
DocPaul
DocPaul
Doctoral Degree
709 satisfied customers
My vet administered a CereniaI injection and a Famotidine
My vet administered a CereniaI injection and a Famotidine Injection to my dog on Wednesday. I gave her the pill form of each on Thursday. She has lost her appetitie and has explosive diarrhea I tried … read more
Dr. John
Dr. John
Veterinarian
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
5,051 satisfied customers
My female vizsla isn't eating or drinking her regular meal.
My female vizsla isn't eating or drinking her regular meal. I did manage to give her to beef strips. She has not moved all day laying in the same room she was the day before. She did urinate this morn… read more
DocPaul
DocPaul
Doctoral Degree
709 satisfied customers
I used to give my dog Famotidine for stomach issues. Have
I used to give my dog Famotidine for stomach issues. Have not done it for a while and can't remember how to administer it. I have 10 mg tablets that I cut in half and give one in the morning. Should I… read more
Dr. Altman
Dr. Altman
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
9 satisfied customers
She will not eat anything -did not eat chicken this morning.
She will not eat anything -did not eat chicken this morning. just tried to give her cheese or broth. No go. Not even water. Belly is not bloated. Ears are cool. Nose is cool and wet. I suspect kitty l… read more
Pet Doc
Pet Doc
Senior Small Animal Veterinarian
BVSc
2,782 satisfied customers
Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x