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Dachshund our son fed our dog some faggots on Sunday last night

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Dachshund our son fed our dog some faggots on Sunday last night he was sick got up this morning and he was sick again the egg my wife give him any advice you can throw at me please as he doesn't look happy at all
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  Dr Scott Nimmo replied 1 year ago.
Hello and welcome, This is just a quick note to let you know that I am locked on to your question and am working on it now. My name is***** and I am a small animal vet with many years experience and rest assured I will do my best to answer your question to your satisfaction today. You can expect a written reply sometime within the next fifteen minutes or so. We also have the option to talk things over by telephone or via an internet service such as Skype. Please get back to me if this is more convenient for you. { There is a small extra charge for phone calls } Regards, *****
Expert:  Dr Scott Nimmo replied 1 year ago.
Hello again and thanks for waiting. Sorry to hear Marley is unwell, however I have worked out an answer for you ... 1. I have to start of by saying that this sort of thing is always a gamble so if you want to be 100% sure you are doing the right thing you should have a vet check him over without delay. But that said that there are a number of home remedies for vomiting in the dog, these often work well for uncomplicated cases where for example a dog has eaten something he should not have out in the yard, or had some unaccustomed rich foodstuff, or has acquired a minor tummy bug of some kind. Here are some examples.1. I am aware that some owners use Pepto-Bismol { You can get this at Boots and hopefully other chemists in the UK } to treat their dogs with gastro-enteritis and report success. Here is a link to a web page which has all the information you might need including dose rates : LINK2. Some owners try and control the situation with diet alone before they try anything else. This is logical and often works, the basis of this is to give the intestinal tract a complete rest and then bring it back slowly to function, resting the alimentary tract is the critical factor. It would go something like this ...A. Starve him for 24 hours but make sure he has access to water.B. The next day feed him four or five small light meals in the day. These meals should be the likes of chicken, fish, scrambled egg etc. with a little rice.C. If he picks up on this diet gradually reintroduce his normal diet over the next few days.3. Live yogurt added to the food can often help. Some gastro-enteritis situations are caused by an imbalance in the bacteria in your dog's gut. Live yogurt is full of " good " bacteria and will seed them into your dog's intestinal tract and restore the balance, live yogurt has a probiotic effect you see. You do not need to give much, a tablespoon twice a day should be fine in Marley's case.Of course if any of the above does not quickly start to work or if he deteriorates further in any way you should have your vet check him over just to be on the safe side.I hope I have covered your question fully enough but if you would like further clarification or to talk things over a bit more then I will be on-line for the next hour or so and I will be more than pleased to continue working with you. Regards, ***** ***** be kind enough to rate my service to you after we have concluded our dialogue, such feedback helps me maintain the quality of my answers.
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