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My 16 week pup has been vomiting this evening, Not that I'm

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My 16 week pup has been vomiting this evening
JA: I'll do all I can to help. Hopefully it didn't make a mess. Did the pup eat anything unusual?
Customer: Not that I'm aware but he has eaten a sock before and I'm afraid he has again
JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about the pup?
Customer: No
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Vet
Expert:  Linda Simmon replied 1 year ago.
Hi there,you are through to Dr Linda. I do apologise that your question was not answered more promptly.
Has your pup continued to vomit?
Are they eating and drinking this morning?
Any lethargy?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
He vomited up the sock after a few episodes. Thank you. I slept well after that
Expert:  Linda Simmon replied 1 year ago.
Oh gosh!
Socks can be dangerous as if not vomited up they can cause an obstruction which can even be life threatening.
While almost impossible, do try to ensure things like socks, underwear, plastic bags etc etc are kept out of reach while he is in his puppy exploring phase.
When outside, a basket muzzle can be used if he scavenged a lot.
Signs of a blockage would include prolonged vomiting, refusal to eat, bloated/tense abdomen and lethargy.