Vomiting

Many possible causes.

Action Steps

  • Examine vomit for blood or other clues as to cause.
  • If poisoning is suspected, bring a sample of the suspected poison, preferably in its original packaging, to the veterinarian.
  • Gently press on abdomen to detect any abdominal pain.
  • Withold all food and water until a veterinarian has been consulted.
  • Abdominal pain, enlarged stomach, and nonproductive vomiting or retching are serious signs. Call veterinarian immediately.