Q. Dog has vomited twice, he is lethargic. Bile is brown in color, nose is wet to the touch. Am attempting to give rice liquid.

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A. If your dog is vomiting and is lethargic he should be examined by a veterinarian to determine the cause. Your dog could have gastritis/enteritis, an infection, parasite, metabolic disease (liver, kidney disease), endocrine disease ( diabetes, Cushing, thyroid), or a foreign body. Your vet can run lab work and take x-rays, if needed, to help diagnose and treat the problem. Your dog may need some fluids, if he is dehydrated, and medications to prevent and control vomiting.

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