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Carlota69
03-06-2012, 01:02 AM
Yesterday I left the dog treats out on a table, not thinking my dogs could get to them. Well, I was wrong. Very wrong. They ate about 8-10 dentastyx and maybe the same amount of Freshies liver flavor. This morning thy both had massive diarrhea and one of them vomited. They are both very bloated. One of them, Dexter, looks likes hes going to pop. I took them for a walk tonight and Dexter vomited twice. Diggity, the other dog, pooped and it was beginning to get solid. Im not worried about him but Dexter isnt himself and he is prone to constipation. I also think he ate more. They are both weenie dogs. Dexter is about 22 lbs, but he looks like he has gained 10 lbs. His gums are pink to red.

Anybody been here before or know what I should do. If I should continue to worry or ride it out?

Disgruntled_Parent via SR's IP in GA
03-06-2012, 01:06 AM
ride it out, they'll be fine, be sure you punish them though, i'd take their mobile device away, at a minimum.

pr_capone
03-06-2012, 01:08 AM
Yesterday I left the dog treats out on a table, not thinking my dogs could get to them. Well, I was wrong. Very wrong. They ate about 8-10 dentastyx and maybe the same amount of Freshies liver flavor. This morning thy both had massive diarrhea and one of them vomited. They are both very bloated. One of them, Dexter, looks likes hes going to pop. I took them for a walk tonight and Dexter vomited twice. Diggity, the other dog, pooped and it was beginning to get solid. Im not worried about him but Dexter isnt himself and he is prone to constipation. I also think he ate more. They are both weenie dogs. Dexter is about 22 lbs, but he looks like he has gained 10 lbs. His gums are pink to red.

Anybody been here before or know what I should do. If I should continue to worry or ride it out?

Doxies are damn near bullet proof. We have two as well and the old one has gotten into all sorts of shit over the years. My wife left 3 dozen chocolate chip cookies on the coffee table thinking they were safe. About 30 minutes later Mandi is lying on the floor all fat, belly poofed out, licking her lips. Didn't miss a step.

That said, you know your dog better than anyone. If Dex isn't acting right... you might wanna run him by the 24hr vet. Not cheap though. Took one of ours one night and it was like 800 bones.

Dr. Facebook Fever
03-06-2012, 01:10 AM
This is not a smart ass response... but call the vet if they arent much better in the morning.

Otter
03-06-2012, 01:15 AM
Carlota, I love you babe but a football message board isn't the place to be going for advice when one of your pooches is retaining fluids to the point where he/she is swelling up.

Ride it out and hope for the best or go to a vet.

Phobia
03-06-2012, 01:40 AM
It will clear up. My little ankle biters get into crap all the time, bloat up, and clear up in a day or two. It's not worth several benjamins going to a vet over overeating something designed for dogs to eat. Now, if they had ingested chocolate or antifreeze I might have a different opinion.

mikey23545
03-06-2012, 01:42 AM
This too shall pass...

Baconeater
03-06-2012, 01:48 AM
Speaking only from my own experience, I'd take them to the vet. Something similar happened to our old dog, for some reason my son decided to feed her when he got home from school, then my wife fed her again at her usual time when she got home from work about a half an hour later. She was never quite the same after that...threw up a lot and suddenly had problems with going to the bathroom in the house which she never did before. She had so many problems we put her down within six months of that happening. I'm not saying that's what caused it, but it sure seemed to be the beginning of the end for her. Maybe it was just a coincidence.

Gonzo
03-06-2012, 07:30 AM
If the dog hasn't crapped by noon today, you can try a 1/4 dose of baby laxative. Have your carpet cleaner ready.
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Carlota69
03-06-2012, 07:35 AM
Yeah, I realize a football board is an odd place to seek dog advice, but Ive seen a whole lot weirder on here...

The problem with Dexter is the bloat is weighing heavy on his back, the same back he had surgery on a year and half ago. So, I think Im going to take him in this morning and get him an enema.

Thanks for the responses thogh. And yes,Doxies are pretty much bulletproof.:D

Nzoner
03-06-2012, 07:42 AM
Yeah, I realize a football board is an odd place to seek dog advice, but Ive seen a whole lot weirder on here...


Can't argue with that one.

MOhillbilly
03-06-2012, 08:10 AM
Withhold food give a vitamin and electrolites mix in there water. Should clear up in 48 hours.

Dayze
03-06-2012, 08:47 AM
i knew a guy who's basset hound once ate, on two different occasions, a Tippins aluminum pie tin thing; and a tube of preperation H.

Dog lived forever.


They should be fine; dogs are pretty resilient. HOpe everything works out ok.

Carlota69
03-06-2012, 09:03 AM
i knew a guy who's basset hound once ate, on two different occasions, a Tippins aluminum pie tin thing; and a tube of preperation H.

Dog lived forever.


They should be fine; dogs are pretty resilient. HOpe everything works out ok.

Agreed. As I was getting ready to take him to to the Vet, he started wrestling with Diggity. So I just took them both for a walk to see if it would help move his bowels. He seems to be feeling better. thank god. Vet bills suck.

Dayze
03-06-2012, 09:30 AM
Agreed. As I was getting ready to take him to to the Vet, he started wrestling with Diggity. So I just took them both for a walk to see if it would help move his bowels. He seems to be feeling better. thank god. Vet bills suck.

I hear ya there.
my lab wasn't putting pressure on her hind leg; vet suspected a partially torn ACL/MCL (I can't recall). anyway,.....without doing x-rays etc, the bill was still dang $150 for meds, and the visit etc. eeesh. Sucked even more by her telling us "just try to keep her off it; see if it'll heal on it's own".

lol.
although the alternative was to have surgery to repair it.
Year later, my lab runs around and plays like nothing ever happened.

Fairplay
03-06-2012, 09:31 AM
You have a pic of the dog carlota?

DJ's left nut
03-06-2012, 09:41 AM
If you're really worried, you can mix up a peroxide solution to induce vomiting (look up the ratios online). Put it in a squirt bottle and blast it down their throats.

I'll be honest though, if it were me I'd just ride it out. I've seen a dog drink motor oil and live (farm dogs are indestructible). Mine have eaten socks, entire plates of cupcakes, chicken carcasses, chipmunks, etc...; mostly they just fire vile smelling things out of them for the next 3 days and come out good as new.

And then eat more stupid things.

Carlota69
03-06-2012, 09:44 AM
You have a pic of the dog carlota?
Yep. Diggity is the whiteand red one, Dexter the red long hair. They love wearing their Chiefs gear!

Molitoth
03-06-2012, 09:44 AM
I honestly think if I put an unlimited amount of steaks on the ground, my dog would never stop eating until it fell over dead.

DJ's left nut
03-06-2012, 09:45 AM
I hear ya there.
my lab wasn't putting pressure on her hind leg; vet suspected a partially torn ACL/MCL (I can't recall). anyway,.....without doing x-rays etc, the bill was still dang $150 for meds, and the visit etc. eeesh. Sucked even more by her telling us "just try to keep her off it; see if it'll heal on it's own".

lol.
although the alternative was to have surgery to repair it.
Year later, my lab runs around and plays like nothing ever happened.

Sometimes they're just being big pussies.

Mine used to pick up a limp all the time, generally every 6 weeks, when he was a puppy. We'd take him to the vet, they'd give us some deramax and we'd kennel rest him for a week. It got to be routine enough that we just asked for a bunch of pills to give him and avoid the vet visit.

After about 9 months of that, we stopped giving him the deramax, put him in his kennel for about 48 hours (walked him on leash only) and let it 'disappear'. Well after about 3 months of that he either toughened up or his joints miraculously became stronger because he hasn't picked up that limp in 6 years now.

Granted, yours may have actually been injured, but it never ceases to amaze me what a dog will do for attention if it's even a little bit neurotic.

Fat Elvis
03-06-2012, 09:45 AM
If you're really worried, you can mix up a peroxide solution to induce vomiting (look up the ratios online). Put it in a squirt bottle and blast it down their throats.

I'll be honest though, if it were me I'd just ride it out. I've seen a dog drink motor oil and live (farm dogs are indestructible). Mine have eaten socks, entire plates of cupcakes, chicken carcasses, chipmunks, etc...; mostly they just fire vile smelling things out of them for the next 3 days and come out good as new.

And then eat more stupid things.

Too late for that, probably.

Carlota69
03-06-2012, 09:46 AM
If you're really worried, you can mix up a peroxide solution to induce vomiting (look up the ratios online). Put it in a squirt bottle and blast it down their throats.

I'll be honest though, if it were me I'd just ride it out. I've seen a dog drink motor oil and live (farm dogs are indestructible). Mine have eaten socks, entire plates of cupcakes, chicken carcasses, chipmunks, etc...; mostly they just fire vile smelling things out of them for the next 3 days and come out good as new.

And then eat more stupid things.

ROFL
My friend was like, do you think they learned their lesson? Yeah...NO!
Im going to ride it out. feed thm a little bit of brown rice and a green bean before I left for work. Ill see them again at 3. i think he will be fine. He's doing much better this morning.

Fat Elvis
03-06-2012, 09:47 AM
As an aside, I like to dress my dog up as Yoda at Halloween. He usually isn't too thrilled about that. I think he is even less thrilled when the girls dress him up as a cheerleader.

Sofa King
03-06-2012, 09:47 AM
i knew a guy who's basset hound once ate, on two different occasions, a Tippins aluminum pie tin thing; and a tube of preperation H.

Dog lived forever.


They should be fine; dogs are pretty resilient. HOpe everything works out ok.

My question is why are those things together, out in the open, on more than 1 occasion?

Dayze
03-06-2012, 10:00 AM
My question is why are those things together, out in the open, on more than 1 occasion?

two seperate occcasions. Like, on one occasion, he ate teh pie tin. The somewhere down the line he ate the preperation H.

lol...I could see how combined, it would lead to a lot of questions about the owner.

DJ's left nut
03-06-2012, 10:05 AM
ROFL
My friend was like, do you think they learned their lesson? Yeah...NO!
Im going to ride it out. feed thm a little bit of brown rice and a green bean before I left for work. Ill see them again at 3. i think he will be fine. He's doing much better this morning.

Try to find white rice, if possible. I know it's not 'healthy', but it's been my experience that the 'bran' on brown rice can cause some irritation. The green beans may also be a bit of a non-starter as dogs don't really digest them (it's why you see people feed dogs green beans when they're trying to drop their weight, it's a filler that just passes right through them). Bland is better with that sort of thing. When our guys are not feeling well, we drop a tagamet in their food to reduce the stomach acid then just go with white-rice and diced chicken breast.

If you've had results your way in the past, stick with it, that's just how I do it and why.

J Diddy
03-06-2012, 10:14 AM
For the love of God don't ask Setsuna.

Disgruntled_Parent via SR's IP in GA
03-06-2012, 10:33 AM
Weiner dogs generally have puffy, pouchey little tummys. Carlota, just apply direct-pressure and squeeze her poo out.

Carlota69
03-06-2012, 10:35 AM
Try to find white rice, if possible. I know it's not 'healthy', but it's been my experience that the 'bran' on brown rice can cause some irritation. The green beans may also be a bit of a non-starter as dogs don't really digest them (it's why you see people feed dogs green beans when they're trying to drop their weight, it's a filler that just passes right through them). Bland is better with that sort of thing. When our guys are not feeling well, we drop a tagamet in their food to reduce the stomach acid then just go with white-rice and diced chicken breast.

If you've had results your way in the past, stick with it, that's just how I do it and why.

Thanks man. I do feed them green beans for weight loss. Dexter needed to drop a few becasue of his back and knee. But yeah, for now, it may not be the best thing. Ill grab some white rice on my way home. They absolutley love frozen veggies and thats good becasue for awhile thats all they are going to get for treats. No more dentastyx and Freshies for them--not for a long while....

Carlota69
03-06-2012, 10:36 AM
Weiner dogs generally have puffy, pouchey little tummys. Carlota, just apply direct-pressure and squeeze her poo out.

Ive been doing the belly rub and its been helping for sure:D

bevischief
03-06-2012, 11:11 AM
ROFL
My friend was like, do you think they learned their lesson? Yeah...NO!
Im going to ride it out. feed thm a little bit of brown rice and a green bean before I left for work. Ill see them again at 3. i think he will be fine. He's doing much better this morning.

I was always told to give them bland hamburger and rice for a few days. I had a lab that loved to eat socks. This is from a old country vet.

htismaqe
03-06-2012, 11:37 AM
ROFL
My friend was like, do you think they learned their lesson? Yeah...NO!
Im going to ride it out. feed thm a little bit of brown rice and a green bean before I left for work. Ill see them again at 3. i think he will be fine. He's doing much better this morning.

Substitute shelled peas for the green beans. Peas are a natural laxative...

Okie_Apparition
03-06-2012, 11:50 AM
Let them eat some grass
I had one that ate elm leaves when sick

Phobia
03-06-2012, 12:02 PM
Yep. Diggity is the whiteand red one, Dexter the red long hair. They love wearing their Chiefs gear!

Thanks for sharing. You want to see pics of my weiner now?

Carlota69
03-06-2012, 12:06 PM
Thanks for sharing. You want to see pics of my weiner now?

No, but thanks for the offer:)

Otter
03-07-2012, 10:25 AM
How things with the hot dog Carlota?

Carlota69
03-07-2012, 10:31 AM
How things with the hot dog Carlota?

Much better. Ive been feeding them veggies all smashed up and white rice with flax oil. gotta make the big boy shit cuz Dexter is prone to constipation. He's running around and wrestling with Diggity. So much better, thank god...

Thank you for asking:)

Otter
03-07-2012, 10:36 AM
Much better. Ive been feeding them veggies all smashed up and white rice with flax oil. gotta make the big boy shit cuz Dexter is prone to constipation. He's running around and wrestling with Diggity. So much better, thank god...

Thank you for asking:)

Awesome. Glad to hear.