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My dog ate something he shouldn't have done yesterday - didn't

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My dog ate something he shouldn't have done yesterday - didn't see what it was, but he was sick a few times as a result. We have starved him today, no food at breakfast or in the evening and he has been fine since, seems to have plenty of energy. He's had access to fresh water the whole time as normal.
Was just wondering whether this is the best course of action to take in these kind of situations, don't want to be doing him more harm than good.
Thanks
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  Dr. Peter replied 2 years ago.
Dr. Peter :

Welcome and thanks for asking your question. My name is***** am a licensed veterinarian. I am happy to answer your question today. First I need to ask you a few questions so that I can be well informed and give you the best advice.

There may be a slight delay between your follow ups and my replies as I type out a thorough reply for you.

Dr. Peter :

1- Is it fair to say he is back to normal?

Customer :

Hello, thanks for answering. He is back to normal, certainly resuming his usual habits and he's been playing as normal

Dr. Peter :

Friend, you did right in removing the food for the day to give his gastrointestinal tract time to rest. Now, you need to feed him a bland diet like rice and boiled boneless chicken or ground beef.

Dr. Peter :

Feed him smaller amounts but more frequent 4-6 times a day for a few days. Then, wean him back into his regular diet.

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Customer :

Thank you for the advice :)

Dr. Peter :

You're welcome.

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