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Dog won’t stop throwing up. Can’t keep water down. Other…

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Dog won’t stop throwing...

Dog won’t stop throwing up. Can’t keep water down. Other dogs in house are fine

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 were out of town but dog watcher says no

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

Remington 12 yrs old

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

No. Never had issue like this before.

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

1- How long has this been going on?

2- Any pre existing medical conditions?

3- Did he get into anything?

4- How much does he weigh?

5- Breed?

6- Any other symptoms?

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Since about noon this afternoon
No
Don’t think so
55 lbs
Bassett Karin terrier mix
No just throwing up, won’t eat seems weak. Leg shaking when standing
Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Peter, Veterinarian replied 4 months ago

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

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Have an appointment with vet in am but wondering if we need to go to emergency clinic
Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Peter, Veterinarian replied 4 months ago

Friend, as you already know vomiting is not a disease but a symptom of an underlying medical problem. When a dog is vomiting so much this 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 pancreatitis, ingestion of a foreign body, or even part of a systemic disease. Unfortunately, we are very limited as to what you can do at home, I am sorry. In this case, if you have access to ER veterinarian I would have him checked tonight if he has pancreatitis or ingestion of a foreign body the outcome could be fatal if he is not treated promptly. For this reason, it is best to err on the side of caution and have him checked tonight. Plus, ER vet will start him on a supportive care of IV fluids, antiemetics, etc.

I realize that this answer may not be entire to your liking, and I regret being the bearer of information that you really don’t want to hear. But it would be unfair to you and unprofessional of me were I to provide you with anything less than truthful and honest information. I hope you understand.

My goal is to provide you with excellent service. If you have any follow-up questions don't hesitate to ask. If finished, please take a moment to rate my service it is how I get compensated. See you again soon!

Dr. Peter

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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Peter, Veterinarian replied 3 months ago
Hi,

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

Dr. Peter
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