Dog Not Able to Hold Food or Water Down
We rescued a 3 year old Maltese female named Sugar. Last week she was vomiting and very sickly. We took her to our vet and they told us she had hook worms. I could not afford the blood test. :(
She was given fluids and seemed to perk up. We gave her the meds. When we returned home and I fed her a small bit of sweet potato and rice, she kept that down. That was 7 days ago.
She did go back to eating regularly, which is Blue grain free soft (chicken) and Blue puppy hard food (the only reason she had "puppy", was it was on sale).
Yesterday after eating she threw up a little, and then within the next 3 hours or so, she had completely emptied her tummy with vomiting and bowel movements. My husband said her bowl looked as if there was something orange wrapped in it.
She did however seem like she felt so-so (still ran after me if I left the room as usual, etc). We tried giving her water last night, she did drink, but within 15 mins she was vomiting it up.
She seems like she is hungry, ie. searching for food. This morning she went to her water bowl and drank and again within minutes I found vomit on her pillow and floor. It was yellowish tinted with specs of red in it.
I am so scared because we do not get paid until Thursday and I can not take her to Urgent care today (Saturday) - it is way too costly.
Please please help. I have fallen head over her for her, she is the most loving fur baby I have ever had, and this is tearing me apart that she is sick.
Sugar is a "licker", she licks everything, we have to stop her from licking us so much. So we don't know if this could be something she has ingested, or from the parasites.
Also, I did let her lick a little Pepto yesterday and that obviously did not help so I have not given her any more. I am familiar with Nux vomica, and had been giving her acidophilus when I first got her, but we simply ran out and haven't replaced. I use it myself as well as family.
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