Q. My dog is sick. She has thrown up more than 6 times in the past 3 days. This has happened before. What is wrong with her?

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A. Without examination it is impossible to say. It could be that she has eaten something that hasn't agreed with her or she has a gastritis from a bacterial infection, kidney disease, blockage, pancreatitis. The list is quite extensive. You should definitly starve her for 12 hours and then gradually reintroduce a bland diet. As its been going on for 3 days it is probably worth having her checked over by a vet especially if she is lethargic, painful or not passing faeces. The vet would be able to perform some blood tests and possibly an xray or ultrasound

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