• I was wondering if there was any medication I could give my dog. She seems fine now, but she threw up some brown fluid about four times . I put her in a cooled room. She did have more snacks than usual. Does this require an office visit?

    Hi Brandi,
    If the vomiting has continued, I recommend that you take her into see a veterinarian as soon as possible. Vomiting four times is concerning especially if it continues for more than 12 hours or if it is associated with diarrhea, lethargy, or not wanting to eat. There are many different causes for vomiting in dogs including infection, inflammation of the GI tract, a GI foreign body, intestinal parasites, or an underlying medical issue. Your vet can talk to you more about the causes of the vomiting after they have examined her. The may recommend some lab tests and/or x-rays to help diagnose or rule out certain diseases. The treatment that she needs will depend on the underlying cause and severity of her symptoms.

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