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Old 11-11-2014, 08:51 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi Everyone,
My pup has been at the vet since yesterday. I was away for the weekend and my mom looked after her for me, she noticed her not acting herself but thought it was because she missed me as this was the first time I was away for so long. Anyways I took her through because she was awfully quite just lying around and didnít have an appetite, she also seemed very cold. When I arrived by the vet I noticed she was drooling allot and seemed even more lethargic. They took xrays and immediately put her on the drip afterwards. Her temperature was also a bit high. On the xray one could see she had allot of gas in her intestine and stomach. She also had sediment in her intestine but the vet didnít seem worried about that (she unfortunately loves to eat concrete, rocks etc ). They gave her a dye to swallow to see if they can find any objects she might have ingested when they xray her again. Last night when I visited her she seemed a little more alive and also ate a bit of chicken. This morning the vet took her off the drip and said they will take more xrays later today. Her white blood count was very high so they put her on antibiotics. For now the vets suspect only severe gastro. I read up that dogs vomit when they have gastro but my pup hasnít vomited at all. She also hasnít passed feces yet. I will see her tonight again and hopefully she is better and I will know more. So basically my question is did you ever have a dog with gastro that didnít vomit?
Thanks for reading, am very worried about her
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Old 11-11-2014, 09:51 AM   #2 (permalink)
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If you're talking about gastroenteritis, that means inflammation of the digestive tract. It can be caused by many things or a combination of things, so the symptoms (vomiting, diarrhea, etc) may differ. I hope she's feeling better soon!
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Old 11-11-2014, 09:54 AM   #3 (permalink)
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I've been helping a fried whose dog has Gastroesophageal reflux Ė GERDfor short. If it turns out to be GERD, we've had success with Goats Milk and a digestive enzyme/probiotic called Sunday Sundae (see below).

Her dog did not vomit either. Her symptoms were: not sleeping at night (constant changing positions), panting and nightly, jumping up like something scared her!

There are also other natural alternatives that you can use.

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Hope your Fur Baby is ok!

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hey ! didn't know that was your friend . Yes , her dog turned around within days with the new approach , after years of unsuccessful vet treatment which focused on symptom suppression , not going to the root of the cause. I think her dog slept comfortably for the first time in a very long long time.

If the dog has pica , the obsessive eating of foreign especially of concrete , rocks, earth, the dog's entire diet should be reviewed. This dog may be craving minerals that are deficient .

The dog has been put on antibiotics . The digestive system needs to be reset with probiotics afterward to prevent more digestive upset and chronic conditions.
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hey ! didn't know that was your friend . Yes , her dog turned around within days with the new approach , after years of unsuccessful vet treatment which focused on symptom suppression , not going to the root of the cause. I think her dog slept comfortably for the first time in a very long long time.

If the dog has pica , the obsessive eating of foreign especially of concrete , rocks, earth, the dog's entire diet should be reviewed. This dog may be craving minerals that are deficient .

The dog has been put on antibiotics . The digestive system needs to be reset with probiotics afterward to prevent more digestive upset and chronic conditions.
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Thanks to everyone that replied
My girl is much better and happy to be back home. She still had to take some tablets at home and I had to watch that she would pass stool and she did eventually and is back to her happy bouncy self. She seemed to have a badly inflamed intestine, not sure how that could have happened .
She was raised on Orijen puppy food and I recently switched her to RAW. She always had the habit of eating these odd things and another breeder at the training once mentioned to me itís a sign of drive, not that I believe that much but the vet also didnít seem concerned. Wonder what she could be lacking for her to want to eat these things . After she came home I did put her on a probiotic due to the antibiotics
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Glad to hear this update!

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