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Joan, Vet Tech
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Experience:  Vet Tech for over 35+ years working w/Dogs/Rescues
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Puppy is vomiting and has pooped blood. Can I give her

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Puppy is vomiting and has pooped blood. Can I give her promethazine
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Hopefully it didn't make a mess. Did the puppy eat anything unusual?
Customer: No everything was normal just started vomiting late last night
JA: OK. The Veterinarian will know what to do. What is the dog's name?
Customer: Jelly bean
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about the puppy?
Customer: She hasn't ate anything today and keep dry heaving
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  Joan replied 1 year ago.


My name is ***** ***** I have been a vet tech for 30+ years,

Can you tell me if the puppy is fully vaccinated for Parvo?

Could she have eaten something that should not have?

Do you give bones?

Checked for Parasites?

Any vomiting?


Customer: replied 1 year ago.
She's had a five way shot and worm meds.
No bones
No worms in stool or vomit
She keeps vomiting the water she drinks
Expert:  Joan replied 1 year ago.

Has she been around other dogs or has been away from your home?

How long is this going on?

is there a lot of blood?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
1st bloody stool 30 mins ago vomiting since last night
Expert:  Joan replied 1 year ago.

Withhold all food until tomorrow. Only give small amounts of water. We need the stomach to rest. You can give 1/4 of a 10 Pepcid AC to stop the vomiting. Tomorrow we will start a bland diet of skinless chicken breast 1 part boiled to 3 parts white rice. You can add a Teaspoon full of Pure canned pumpkin to the mixture and feed in small increments throughout the day. This is a bland diet and should help. I would get the puppy in for a Parvo test asap. Even with vaccines, it is possible to contract Parvo. Right now short of seeing a ER Vet, all you can so is supportive care and rest the stomach. I do urge you to have the Puppy seen asap. We cannot recommend Prescription medications for a situation like this. Only after a hands on exam can a Vet give medication legally.