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Good evening, Lori. Can you answer a few questions for me?1) Is Kramer on any medications currently?2) Any vomiting?3) Any blood in the stool?4) What does his normal diet consist of? 5) Any human food?
First things first, it doesn't sound like he's in a critical state or in need of emergent care overnight so long as his symptoms don't change.The gurgling of his stomach can indicate early symptoms of a GI upset, so you may be picking up on those "impending" signs of problems before they've actually become a problem. It won't hurt to give a dose of pepcid to help with the soft stool that you've seen and help cut down on the acid in his stomach which is probably making him uncomfortable. Info here: https://www.petcarerx.com/medication-guides/famotidine-for-pet-stomach-ulcers/1116?page=allIf the symptoms continue into tomorrow, I would contact your vet who will probably want to see him for a physical exam and potentially some lab work. If he has a history of a tender stomach, it wouldn't be a bad idea to run a pancreatic lipase during this physical to be sure that he's not experiencing a case of pancreatitis. In some dogs, we see low grade symptoms for a prolonged period of time and in others it's more overt and sudden. If he will continue to eat the baby food, keep on with that unless vomiting should start. If it does, pull up food and water and keep an eye out for progression. Vomiting, bloody in the stool (diarrhea or otherwise), etc. are signs that are pressing and most definitely mean he needs to be seen tomorrow. If these start and you can, I'd have him seen this evening. Otherwise, keep going with the little bits of food and monitor his stools if/when he goes outside.If my answer has helped you, please take the time to leave positive feedback. This is how experts are compensated by the website. If questions remain, please reply and I will help you further.
Believe me, Lori, you would not be the only owner!! Many of them have us trained just like they like us and I've seen 2am vet visits for everything from a slightly broken toe nail to a tick to a "spontaneous tumor" that turned out to be a nipple. You're in good company!If my answer has helped you, please take the time to leave positive feedback. This is how experts are compensated by the website. If questions remain, please reply and I will help you further.