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Experience:  AAS Vet Tech. Bully breed rehab & Behavior modification
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She keeps on throwing up her food and foam liquid her stools

Customer Question

she keeps on throwing up her food and white foam liquid her stools are soft
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Hopefully it didn't make a mess. Did the dog eat anything unusual?
Customer: not that I have seen she is an inside dog
JA: What is the dog's name and age?
Customer: besty going on 13
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about besty?
Customer: im worried about her not eating
Submitted: 12 months ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  Lisa replied 12 months ago.

Hi there. My name is ***** ***** I'm happy to help you with your question. Just like an in person consult, I have a few questions of my own to help ensure I give you the best advice possible....

How long has Betsy been ill?

Has she had any new foods, treats or people food?

Is she on any medications?

Other than the vomiting/soft stool, how is she acting?

Customer: replied 12 months ago.
about a week
no new food or treats or people food
no med
no energy
Expert:  Lisa replied 12 months ago.

When was the last time she saw her vet for a full physical?

Customer: replied 12 months ago.
Expert:  Lisa replied 12 months ago.

Great. Thanks for the additional information. I really appreciate it.

At this point, since this has been going on for a week and because Betsy is an older girl, I absolutely think that the best thing to do is to have her seen by her vet. With geriatric dogs, they can decompensate so quickly that we take things like vomiting/diarrhea more seriously than in their younger counterparts.

At the vet, they'll run some bloodwork to make sure there's no underlying disease process going on, and will get her on some medication to get the vomiting and soft stools to stop. They may also suggest switching to a more bland diet while she's on the medication to help her stomach heal and get over whatever is causing the digestive upset.

I hope this helps.