Dog Health: Vomiting

Dog | Vomiting

An Introduction to Vomiting

Dr Erin Coomer BVSc - Veterinarian

Learn about Vomiting, including how it can affect your dog, and what options are available to manage this type of digestive condition.

Causes of Vomiting

There are SO many different things that can cause vomiting and diarrhea; some much more serious than others.

A common cause of vomiting and diarrhea is ‘dietary indiscretion’.  Meaning, your pet has eaten something that has upset his/her tummy. 

Some of the more serious causes include:

  poison ingestion

  parvovirus infection,

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Symptoms of Vomiting


•  Gagging



  Sensitive abdomen (tummy)


  Not interested in food or water

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Treatment of Vomiting


If your dog seems bright and is normally fit and healthy (eg.  No underlying medical conditions), you could try the following options.  BUT – call your Veterinarian first to ask their advice.

Remove all food for a period of time, to ‘rest’ the upset digestive system.  If fasting...
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