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Fri, Apr 12, 2024

She has been vomiting white foamy and had diarrhea since yesterday evening. She drinks water but won’t hardly eat. Acts hungry but won’t eat. Very lethargic and moly with very little energy. Looks for and eats grass when outside


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These can range from dietary indiscretion (eating something she shouldn't have) to infections, ingestion of toxic substances, or gastrointestinal disorders.

Given that she is still drinking water, it's important to ensure she stays hydrated. Dehydration can occur quickly with vomiting and diarrhea. Offer small amounts of water frequently rather than a large amount all at once, which could trigger more vomiting.

Since she is showing interest in eating but isn't actually consuming her food, you might try offering a bland diet. This could include boiled chicken (no skin or bones) and white rice in small, frequent meals. This is easier to digest and can help settle her stomach.

Eating grass is a common behavior in dogs that are experiencing stomach discomfort. It can sometimes help them vomit and relieve nausea, but it can also further irritate the stomach.

While you monitor her, it's crucial to watch for signs that could indicate a more serious condition. These include:

- Continuous vomiting or diarrhea, especially if there's an increase in frequency or intensity.
- Any blood in her vomit or stool.
- A bloated or painful abdomen.
- Extreme lethargy or unresponsiveness.

If you notice any of these signs, or if her condition worsens, it's imperative to seek immediate veterinary care. These could be signs of serious conditions like pancreatitis, parvovirus, or an intestinal obstruction, which require prompt medical attention.

If you have any additional questions, please don't hesitate to come back to us! Thank you.