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Dr. Gary, Dog Veterinarian
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Experience:  DVM, Emergency Veterinarian; BS (Physiology) Michigan State Univ
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Im andi. My dog is a yorkie poo, she acts like she is trying

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Hi im andi. My dog is a yorkie poo, she acts like she is trying to throw up but nothing comes up. He is doing this like every 4 to 5 minutes. Like she could be choked on something. Her gums are pink in the back but around bottom front are a different color
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  Dr. Gary replied 2 years ago.
Hello, I'm Dr Gary. I've been practicing veterinary medicine since 2007. I look forward to helping with your questions/ concerns.
It sounds like your dog is having some esophagitis. This can lead to some gagging and retching, but no production. It can be secondary to gastric reflux or general GI upset.
To help with these signs, you can give an over the counter antacid. I like to go with a liquid, like Maalox or Mylanta. You can give 1/4 teaspoon every 6-8 hours, as needed.
If the signs do not seem to be resolving over 12-24 hours, then I would get her seen and get more aggressive anti-nausea meds in her.
I hope this helps, let me know if you have any other questions.