Vomiting in dogs

Vomiting involves the forceful contraction of stomach muscles. It can happen right after eating or drinking or after several hours.

Some dogs vomit after eating grass. If your dog vomits more than once, call the vet.

Important information to give to the vet is what the vomit looks like and how many times has your dog vomited.

If your dog has some of the following symptoms you have to call the vet immediately.

– Blood in the vomit
– Your dog is acting like he wants to vomit, but nothing is expelled
– Your dog is bloated or has swollen abdomen
– Your dog has eaten something poisonous
– Fever or depression
– Yellow or pale gums
– You haven’t vaccinated your dog
– Your dog is in pain
– Diarrhea

In most cases when dogs vomit, it is advised to withhold food for 24 hours and provide small amounts of water frequently.

Over the next few days switch the dog back to his normal diet. Some foods that it is recommended to feed your dog after vomiting are fiber and decrease the fat intake.

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