Q. Hello. I have a bully Pit and Sunday he woke up full of energy as

Nov 30, 2022

Hello. I have a bully Pit and Sunday he woke up full of energy as usual, well that afternoon he stopped eating and drinking. Monday morning, he starts throwing up bile yellowish and while thick mucus. He then goes off and tries to hide and lay in the leaves behind the rose bushes. Today, he attempt to drink water without eating. He slobbering heavily and he is very weak. Just now his breathing is a heavy growl, raspy.

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Thank you for reaching out to us. Did you feed him anything unusual? Rinse his mouth multiple times with running tap water and see whether he still drools excessively. Also, try withholding his food for the next 12 to 24 hours. Water should be provided at all times. Then, gradually reintroduce a bland(e.g. boiled chicken, rice) or low-fat diet to him. Such a fasting approach is often effective in stabilizing the digestive system from vomiting or diarrhea. If the situation still doesn't improve, an appointment with a vet for a differential diagnosis is required in this case. This is because vomiting is not a specific disease or diagnosis itself. In the clinic, your vet is likely to carry out CBC, serum biochemistry, and urinalysis to first look out for any abnormalities and evaluate his overall health condition. Please consider taking him to a vet.

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