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Old 05-10-2009, 08:01 PM   #1
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Cry New Puppy Repeatetly Throwin up HELP !

my new 2.5 month old yorkie pup has thrown up several times now

he just came home today and hasnt wanted to eat a single thing

Is this normal ?
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No, this is not normal. Is the breeder close by or was the puppy shipped to you?

A ten week old puppy can get very dehydrated quickly from vomiting. He can become hypoglycemia from not eating. Both are very serious, life threatening conditions in a young puppy.

He needs to see a vet.
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Yikes - this sounds serious. Is the throw up foamy? That means he has nothing in his stomach. If there is any yellow to it, it is bile and means that he REALLY has nothing in his stomach. This same thing happened to Meg when I first brought her home, and I didn't know enough about how quickly hypoglycemia can set in, so I didn't force feed her. She ended up at an emergency vet with a glucose IV in her neck for two nights. She almost died. It is VERY important that you give your pup some sugar to boost his energy levels and ward off a hypo attack. If your pup doesn't have any energy, he won't have the energy to eat. It is a vicious cycle, and it's important that you get some sugar in him asap. Obviously you don't want to just dose your dog full of sugar in an ideal world, but if that is all he will eat, it's what you need to do for a day, week, month, etc, until he's able to eat on his own.

If he won't eat his regular food, give him shredded or cubed boiled chicken, hard boiled egg, cottage cheese, yogurt, and canned dog food. You can also try wetting down his food if you haven't been already. Meg was sent home at 13 weeks with the food she had supposedly been eating, but she only ate wet dog food, chicken, and soft "cookies" (her wet food, baked with cheese) for at least two months. I think the kibble was just too hard for her to eat.

Get yourself some nutrical and give your dog a pea-sized amount. It should be enough sugar to boost his appetite and get him to eat his normal food. If you give him too much nutrical, it will spoil his appetite.

You can also try CliniCare, which you can get at your vet and/or perhaps at a pet speciality store. It is a liquid food that is used when you can't get your dog to eat anything else. The vet put Meg on it while she had the IV since it was liquid and Meg could lap it up easily. It does make the poop very liquidy (since they are consuming liquid only), but it's an option if all else fails.

You can try baby food, but be careful to get a food that does not have onion as an ingredient. Most of the baby meat "stews" I've seen contain onion.

Let me know how he is doing. I am really worried about him.
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No, this is not normal. Is the breeder close by or was the puppy shipped to you?

A ten week old puppy can get very dehydrated quickly from vomiting. He can become hypoglycemia from not eating. Both are very serious, life threatening conditions in a young puppy.

He needs to see a vet.
Yes, bring him to a vet, and pick up some Pedialite for him. Pedialite should not take the place of water, but should be used as a supplement. You can also add a few drops of Karo syrup to his water to keep his sugar levels up.

How do his gums look? If they are pale, rub some Karo syrup or honey onto his gums. If his blood sugar is normal, his gums will be a healthy, bright pink color.
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Hopefully she got him to the vet.
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I hope so. It's so scary when the little ones get sick and/or won't eat.
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I have a 2.5 month old Yorkie
Got him Easter morning, today he threw up what seemed to be foam with a yellow tint to it but his appetite so good I'm not sure how his stomach would be empty...he was lethargic then seemed to be fine...got up ate, drank and threw up all his food..his energy level different...im worried help!!!
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I have a 2.5 month old Yorkie
Got him Easter morning, today he threw up what seemed to be foam with a yellow tint to it but his appetite so good I'm not sure how his stomach would be empty...he was lethargic then seemed to be fine...got up ate, drank and threw up all his food..his energy level different...im worried help!!!
How is this pup doing now ? vomiting bile is due to empty tummy, how often are you feeding him ? puppies need to eat every couple of hours or are at risk of hypoglycemia. Also you will get more responses if you start your own thread. Welcome to YT !
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Thank you for the quick response I have read to always leave food and water out for the little ones at all times due to the Hypo....so they both have plenty (Buffalo Blue) this Lil guy is all over the place...and his appetite better than my older pup? He ate and drank again but his energy level a bit off......I'm watching and waiting....like a worried mommy...dinner plans cancelled
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Thank you for the quick response! This little guy is always full of energy...he is all over the place! A Lil bully! I have read about yorkies and the high possibility of hypo...I read to always leave food out at all times for the Lil ones and I do (Buffalo Blue)his appetite better than the older pup ....he just ate again but his energy level low, not his norm...he is resting and I'm watching him waiting, worried mommy...thank you for the warm welcome��
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How is this pup doing now ? vomiting bile is due to empty tummy, how often are you feeding him ? puppies need to eat every couple of hours or are at risk of hypoglycemia. Also you will get more responses if you start your own thread. Welcome to YT !


I have read to always have food & water avail to this breed especially with the little ones....their bowls always have something (Buffalo Blue)to hopefully avoid hypo. he has had to eat and drink again and so far so good....no purging as of yet...his energy level not the norm....this little guy is all over the place...I'm convinced he is a pitbull in a yorkie body! i am watching and waiting.....worried mommy
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