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Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian
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Experience:  University of California at Davis graduate veterinarian with 45 years of experience.
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I'm wondering if you can help me. My dog was being sick last

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Hi I'm wondering if you can help me.
My dog was being sick last night at least once every hour.
Today he has been very quiet and struggling to poo.
He has just again started being sick I dint know what to do?
Thank you Katie
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 1 year ago.

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Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 1 year ago.

Katie, I'm sorry that your question wasn't answered in a timely manner. Please let me know if you still need help. May I have an update on your KCCS please?

Unfortunately, it's very difficult to help a vomiting dog because anything you might give orally is likely to come right back up. In fact, not doing is the usual recommendation. In other words, my patient is fasted for up to 12 hours following the last vomiting episode but water is left down. If drinking induces more vomiting, ice cubes for him to lick should replace his water. If vomiting is intractable, a vet needs to inject an antiemetic and antacid. Even drugs shouldn't be given orally at that time.

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Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 1 year ago.

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