Articles with vomiting

Is Vomiting Bile in the Morning an Emergency?

Is Vomiting Bile in the Morning an Emergency?

Persistent, projectile or bloody vomiting is an emergency. Unproductive retching is an emergency. If a dog vomits bile in the morning every now and then, it is not an emergency. However, it’s not something I’d ignore if it happened to my dog more often than once in a blue moon. What is bile? Bile is a fluid which is secreted…

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Intestinal Blockage in Dogs: RIP Johny

Intestinal Blockage in Dogs: RIP Johny

Gastrointestinal obstructions are a common but potentially life-threatening problem in dogs. Johny passed away yesterday. His mum wanted other pup parents to learn from their experience so you don’t go through what they went through. Johny’s story I was an avid chewer.  His mum thought he was really good at spitting pieces out. But Johny died because he had pieces…

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Why Is My Dog Vomiting? Potential Causes

Why Is My Dog Vomiting? Potential Causes

How much should you worry about your dog’s vomiting and when to see a vet? Nothing gets an owner moving faster than the sound of their dog heaving. If you’re lucky, you manage to let your dog out in time. Or you might come home from work to a puddle of vomit by the door. Dogs are built to vomit…

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Regurgitation in Dogs: Is It Different from Vomiting?

Regurgitation in Dogs: Is It Different from Vomiting?

Regurgitation is not vomiting. What is the difference between the two and why does it matter? Vomiting is the forceful expulsion of stomach contents. A dog will be nauseous—they might drool or lick their lips right before they throw up. You will typically see dogs heaving as they vomit. Regurgitation refers to a more passive process and involves the expulsion…

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