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10 year old morbid, jaw shudders after yawning, did throw up

Customer Question

10 year old morbid, jaw shudders after yawning, did throw up today.
JA: I'll do all I can to help. Hopefully it didn't make a mess. Did the dog eat anything unusual?
Customer: Morkie
JA: What is the dog's name and age?
Customer: Shadow. Ten years old. Din't eat anything abnormal.
JA: How old is Shadow?
Customer: Ten
JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Shadow?
Customer: Teeth are not in the best shape.
Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. B. replied 7 months ago.

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

How long have you been seeing each of these signs?

What does the vomit look like?

Are his gums pink, yellow, or white/pale? Moist or sticky?

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

Could he have eaten anything harmful (ie bones, toys, plants, chemicals, human medications/drugs, etc)?