Food Transition & Vomiting
Transitioning your pet to a new diet can be a difficult and daunting task - bringing about concerns of a potentially sick pet. Nom Nom can help make the transition as seamless as possible.
The most important thing you can do is rule out more serious ailments, though if your dog seems to be behaving normally minus an instance or two of vomiting, here are a few ways you can treat the underlying issue or at least alleviate symptoms until his stomach issues pass.
Cats have a way of making what’s theirs, theirs. And the carpet is no exception. While it may feel like a territorial marking, cat vomit on the carpet is typically a consequence of something else: Often chronic illness, stress or something even more urgent.
No one loves coming home to dog vomit sprawled across the family room, but the good news is that it may not be as big of a problem is it appears at first glance.
Puppy vomit: it happens. There are many reasons your pup might lose his lunch and most aren’t cause for concern. Still, it’s helpful to know a few key things to look out for to make sure you don’t have a more serious issue on your hands. Make sure to pay attention to the frequency of your puppy’s vomiting, along with the color of your puppy’s vomit.
When your dog spits up, it’s only natural to feel some concern. Especially if it’s not a particularly common event in your four-legged household. While your instinct may be to dial up the vet as quickly as you can, there are plenty of circumstances where some tender love and care will suffice as proper treatment. Knowing when to call the pros and when to wait it out could save you plenty of time, headache and unnecessary expenses.
Is your dog vomiting or spitting up white foam? While this can be alarming at first, usually you can quickly figure out what’s going on. While some of these reasons are severe, many will resolve on their own ― so don’t panic. The important part is whether your dog seems sick. If your dog is acting normally, just keep a close eye on them. However, if you notice them acting lethargic or otherwise acting unwell, it’s wise to give your vet a call.
Yellow dog vomit, red dog vomit, green dog vomit. What’s it matter if it’s all… dog vomit? Unseemly as they all may seem, the color is often the fastest way of narrowing down the cause of your dog’s vomit.
Most dogs will throw up at some time in their life. And while dog vomiting is unnerving, it isn’t always due to a serious medical condition. “Dogs tend to bounce back from vomiting more quickly than humans,” says Dr. Justin Shmalberg, a DVM and Nom Nom's veterinary nutritionist.
If you’re reading this article because you’re currently having an emergency with your dog, please call your vet immediately. If it’s after hours, try calling Animal Poison Control at (888) 426-4435 or your local emergency veterinary facility.
Dietary changes of any type can cause temporary digestive distress to your dog, even when you’re switching to a healthier option. The good news is that with an appropriate transition and some patience, your dog will be over the hump in no time.
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