• Penelope has thrown up twice this early morning & also has had somewhat diarrhea. She doesn't seem to be in any pain, she is running and playing as usual. Could this be because of the shots she just received? Should I bring her in?

    Hi Jacqueline, if the vomiting and diarrhea have continued I recommend that you take her into see a veterinarian as soon as possible if you have not already done so. These symptoms are concerning especially if they continue for more than 12 hours. There can be many different causes for these symptoms including infection, intestinal parasites, inflammation of the GI tract, or an underlying medical issue. Your vet can talk to you more about the cause after they have examined Penelope. They 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 severity and underlying cause of her symptoms.


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