• My dog has been vomiting and has diarrhea for the last 2 days more diarrhea than vomiting. He is acting normal and wants to eat. Is there a cause for concern? Can I do anything at home before bringing him in?

    Hi Gloria,
    I recommend that you take him into see a veterinarian as soon as possible if you have not already done so. Vomiting and diarrhea like you are describing is concerning. This can potentially lead to dehydration or other issues if not treated. There can be many different causes for his symptoms including infection, intestinal parasites, inflammation of the GI tract, or a more serious underlying medical issue. Your vet can talk to you more about the cause of his symptoms after they have examined him. They may recommend some lab tests and/or x-rays to help diagnose or rule out certain causes. The treatment that he needs will depend on the underlying cause and severity of his symptoms. I do not recommend using any medications unless directed to do so by your vet.


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