Veterinary

Ask a Vet and Get Your Veterinary Questions Answered.

Ask a Veterinarian,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Veterinary
This answer was rated:

My dog ate something out of trash now has a hacking cough…

My dog ate something...

My dog ate something out of trash now has a hacking cough like something is stuck in throat, hacking cough but nothing comes out

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'm sorry to hear that. The Expert will know if your dog will be able to digest that. What is the dog's name and age?

Buck 3 Years old

Veterinarian's Assistant: What is the dog's name?

Buck

Veterinarian's Assistant: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Buck?

He’s a great dane

Show More
Show Less
Ask Your Own Veterinary Question
Answered in 5 minutes by:
11/14/2017
Kelly Hill
Kelly Hill, Veterinarian
Category: Veterinary
Satisfied Customers: 744
Experience: full time veterinarian at Tender Touch Veterinary Hospital
Verified

Hello. This is Dr Hill. How long ago did Buck get into the trash? Could he possibly be trying to throw up? Does his stomach appear to be distended? How long has he been acting like this?

Ask Your Own Veterinary Question
Customer reply replied 3 months ago
At 9pm last. He tries to throw up but it’s a dry hacking cough. No stomach is not distended
Customer reply replied 3 months ago
Was chewing on paper towel that had meat juice on it

If he is trying to throw up and nothing is coming up, he needs to be seen emergently by a veterinarian. Great Danes ( I have a fawn) are very predisposed to gastric dilatation and volvulus (Bloat). His stomach does not have to look distended for it to be bloat. When you take him to your vet, then will take a right lateral abdominal radiograph and should be able to tell if his stomach is twisted. If he is bloated, it is a life threatening emergency. If you do not have a local vet, please post your city and state, and I will find someone for you. Please ask any follow up questions.

Kelly Hill
Kelly Hill, Veterinarian
Category: Veterinary
Satisfied Customers: 744
Experience: full time veterinarian at Tender Touch Veterinary Hospital
Verified
Kelly Hill and 87 other Veterinary Specialists are ready to help you
Ask your own question now
Hi,

I'm just following up on our conversation about your pet. How is everything going?

Kelly Hill
Ask Your Own Veterinary Question
Was this answer helpful?
Ask Kelly Hill Your Own Question
Kelly Hill
Kelly Hill
Kelly Hill, Veterinarian
Category: Veterinary
Satisfied Customers: 744
744 Satisfied Customers
Experience: full time veterinarian at Tender Touch Veterinary Hospital

Kelly Hill is online now

A new question is answered every 9 seconds

How JustAnswer works:

  • Ask an ExpertExperts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional AnswerVia email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction GuaranteeRate the answer you receive.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

It was so professional, so personally concerned (as we were) and you answered all of our questions. George and I are so happy that I found "JustAnswer" on my Google search -- you are now in my "Favorites" list! And, yes we do love our kitty - she makes our life complete!

Bev & GeorgeBoca Raton, FL

Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help.

Mary C.Freshfield, Liverpool, UK

This expert is wonderful. They truly know what they are talking about, and they actually care about you. They really helped put my nerves at ease. Thank you so much!!!!

AlexLos Angeles, CA

Thank you for all your help. It is nice to know that this service is here for people like myself, who need answers fast and are not sure who to consult.

GPHesperia, CA

I couldn't be more satisfied! This is the site I will always come to when I need a second opinion.

JustinKernersville, NC

Just let me say that this encounter has been entirely professional and most helpful. I liked that I could ask additional questions and get answered in a very short turn around.

EstherWoodstock, NY

Thank you so much for taking your time and knowledge to support my concerns. Not only did you answer my questions, you even took it a step further with replying with more pertinent information I needed to know.

RobinElkton, Maryland

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Dr. Andy

Dr. Andy

Medical Director

2,673 satisfied customers

UC Davis graduate, Interests: Dermatology, Internal Medicine, Pain Management

Dr. Bruce

Dr. Bruce

Veterinarian

1,774 satisfied customers

15 years of small animal veterinary medicine

Dr. Gary

Dr. Gary

Veterinarian

1,547 satisfied customers

DVM, Emergency Veterinarian, BS (Physiology)

Dr. Scott

Dr. Scott

Veterinarian

865 satisfied customers

15 years of small animal, equine and pocket pet experience in medicine and surgery.

Dr. Bob

Dr. Bob

Veterinarian

1,323 satisfied customers

35 years in practice

Dr. Drew

Dr. Drew

Veterinarian

1,895 satisfied customers

Small Animal Medicine and Surgery

Dr. Jenn

Dr. Jenn

Veterinarian

1,225 satisfied customers

Practicing small animal medicine since 2004 , also involved in working with animal rescue groups.

< Previous | Next >

Related Veterinary Questions
My two-year-old female Tabby has begun taking very small but
My two-year-old female Tabby has begun taking very small but frequent urination. She actually went on my comforter which she would never do before this … read more
Dr. Rachel
Dr. Rachel
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
156 satisfied customers
My dog is taking Atropica can he also have glucosamine
My dog is taking Atropica can he also have glucosamine chondroitine? … read more
Dr Scott Nimmo
Dr Scott Nimmo
341 satisfied customers
Diarrhea for a day and a half. We ran out of usual litter
Diarrhea for a day and a half. We ran out of usual litter and bought a small amount of new brand to tide over. New litter has "fragrance"; old one, which just arrived, has none -- can this possibly th… read more
Dr. Bruce
Dr. Bruce
Veterinarian
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
1,774 satisfied customers
I am willing to pay for a phone call. I am not good at the
I am not good at the computer or typing, my cat needs help, he was diagnosed with Hcm … read more
Scott Perry
Scott Perry
Veterinarian
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
1,747 satisfied customers
He has back pain- I gave him Meloxicam this morning-
He has back pain- I gave him Meloxicam this morning- wondering if I can give him other medication since he's crying again this evening but can't give him more Melox. till the morning. … read more
Dr. Gabby
Dr. Gabby
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
4,408 satisfied customers
My 7 month old black and tan doxie has had some hairs under
My 7 month old black and tan doxie has had some gray hairs under his coat since we got him. I assume born that way. Now the gray is showing thru. Just one area on his neck. He also has two teeny spots… read more
Dr. Schmidt
Dr. Schmidt
Associate Veterinarian
DVM
612 satisfied customers
Are hydraingers posionas for dogs? I was thinking of
I was thinking of planting some in the Spring but my neighbor said that if … read more
Dr. Schmidt
Dr. Schmidt
Associate Veterinarian
DVM
612 satisfied customers
He has had diarea for 2 days only one semi solid. He is not
hi he has had diarea for 2 days only one semi solid bm … read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
Veterinary Degree (BVMS)
3,455 satisfied customers
May have broke his left leg. Blue nose pit ter. May have
May have broke his left leg JA: What sort of animal are we talking about? Customer: Blue nose pit ter JA: OK. I'll do all I can to help. What seems to be the problem with the blue? Customer: May have … read more
Dr. Gabby
Dr. Gabby
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
4,408 satisfied customers
11 week we stir skin inflamed under his neck what can I do
11 week we stir skin inflamed under his neck what can I do to alleviate his itching friend suggested human med would that cause harm … read more
Dr. Gabby
Dr. Gabby
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
4,408 satisfied customers
My dog just ate one of my pioglitizine pills accident ly.
My dog just ate one of my pioglitizine pills accident ly. She weighs 30 lbs and the pill is 15 mg. Is she okay? … read more
Dr. Rachel
Dr. Rachel
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
156 satisfied customers
3 month female guinea pig being treated for about a week
3 month female guinea pig being treated for about a week with antibiotics for URI. Very active and eating but makes wheezing sounds. How long before that goes away? … read more
Dr. Schmidt
Dr. Schmidt
Associate Veterinarian
DVM
612 satisfied customers
My dog has very sore feet their red in between his toes and
My dog has very sore feet their red in between his toes and he has open sores on his pads. This happens to him Every summer..... Will sudocrem help heal his feet quicker and sooth the pain? … read more
DocPaul
DocPaul
Doctoral Degree
681 satisfied customers
Cat has been diagnosed with EPI. He laso sees a cardiologist
Cat has been diagnosed with EPI. He laso sees a cardiologist for a n enlarged heart chamber. He has been prescribed Pancreapowder Plus but refuses to eat it when mixed with food. Are tablets taken ora… read more
Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin
Veterinarian
DVM
3 satisfied customers
I went surfing today in Encinitas. I was it about 75 feet
Hi,I went surfing today in Encinitas. I was it about 75 feet from shore just outside the waves.I looked over and saw a huge fin moving slowly in the water about 20 feet from me parallel to the shore. … read more
Dr. Meghan Denney
Dr. Meghan Denney
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine
1,979 satisfied customers
My 8 month old mini. MY 8 month old dachshund ate 9 gas
MY 8 month old dachshund ate 9 gas relief tablets about 30 minutes ago. … read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
Veterinary Degree (BVMS)
3,455 satisfied customers
Can you answer questions about a wild raccoon? Limping,
Limping, possible broken foot or leg. I've trapped her & she's been at a wildlife rehab for 5 days, & they're still not taken her to a vet, or had X-rays. Now they say she's stopped eating. … read more
Dr. Schmidt
Dr. Schmidt
Associate Veterinarian
DVM
612 satisfied customers
She's yuping every time gets up from her bed. Pitbull. Lala
She's yuping every time gets up from her bed JA: I'll do all I can to help. What sort of animal are we talking about? Customer: Pitbull JA: Maybe I'm confused. I thought you had a problem with a pet. … read more
Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin
Veterinarian
DVM
3 satisfied customers
Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x