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Q. My 9 year old dachshund started vomiting last night, straight liquid and smelled like feces. He also started having diarrhea.

Answered By
BETTE ISACOFF

A. It sounds as if your dog may have an intestinal obstruction even though he is having loose stools. Liquid stool is often able to get by a blockage while feces of normal consistency cannot. This is a extremely serious, and he should be seen in at emergency vet clinic tonight. An x-ray can show if there is something blocking the intestines.


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