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Gurgling tummy, sleepy and off food

by Natalie

I have a 1yr old jack Russell, today she has a gurgling tummy, sleepy and not eating could it be the hot weather? She's been sick but that was after eating grass,
Anyone with any suggestions would be great

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Aug 05, 2013
Gurgling tummy
by: Anonymous

She seems to be fine now, plus the weather hasn't help as been hot, but thanks for your advice will keep an eye out if t happens again

Aug 04, 2013
Jack Russell gurgling tummy
by: Dan

Usually when a dog eats grass (and then gets sick) that helps get whatever was wrong out of the system. You could try giving your Jack a bland diet for the next few days - rice, shredding chicken, banana baby food. You could also consult with your vet to see if giving her pepto bismal or crushed pepcid would be ok (as some vets may not want this, FYI- using either will darken stool, but that is not a cause of concern)or pedia lite in her water. Make sure your Jack gets plenty of water because getting sick can deplete hydration, using a syringe if necessary. If things don't improve in the next day or so or your dog is refusing food/water after that time period, it may be time to take her to the vet.

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