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IBS or Poisonous Plants
My 14-month-old Caz has been vomiting clear liquid periodically since April. When I took him to the vet in April, she prescribed famotidine (pepcid), which helped. Yesterday his vomit was bright yellow, so I took him in again. They ran $300+ worth of tests, including giving him subcutaneous fluids and told me to start him on chicken and rice today. I misunderstood and thought I could boil the rice in chicken broth, which he enjoyed this morning. I also gave him his Heartguard dose (they recommended I do this). This afternoon he had diarrhea, so I called the vet. They corrected me on the food prep. I am still confused about how to reintroduce his regular food (Innova puppy) and the vet and I are still not sure if he is having a bad reaction to the Innova. The vet also mentioned he could have IBS. The breeder had sent me home with Eukanuba and I'm wondering if I shouldn't change back? Also, when I had the dog in the back yard tonight I noted a bulb in the grass, which my husband identified as Wood Hyacinth. He looked it up and it is the same family as Hyacinth, which is poisonous to dogs and can cause vomiting and diarrhea (and worse). I will call the vet tomorrow morning to discuss this, but I'm wondering if anyone has suggestions about type of food, transitioning him back to dry dog food, etc? I am really hoping to avoid cooking on a regular basis for my dog, since feeding my human family is challenging enough. The vet also recommended an ultrasound, but now I'm wondering if I should give it a week and fix the food situation? Obviously I need to be watching him more closely in the yard. Caz has always been a picky eater, but at the same time he'll eat anything off the ground. I feel terrible!