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Vomited Twice in 2 Days??
So I'm at a bit of a loss right now with this vomiting situation...it seems very odd to me so I wanted to get advice.
Yesterday I returned home from work at 4:00 and found that Denver had pulled a throw pillow off the couch and pulled out some fibers (the pillow was woven material) and the fibers were all over the floor. They were very short in length (maybe 2 inches maximum) and about the thickness of regular yarn...so it is possible that he ate some, but I was able to recover them from the floor....and if he did eat them I don't think they would cause a blockage. There were only about a dozen or so missing from the pillow and I picked about 12 up from the floor.
I took him outside and took him on a nice long off leash romp like I do every day. He had a soft poop, but not diarrhea. It was pretty hot outside, so we didn't stay outside too long (maybe 30-40 minutes). We came back inside and Denver GULPED down a lot of water very fast. I had to tell him "enough!" to get him to take a break. He laid down and was able to cool off. About 25 minutes later he stood up and heaved a couple times and then threw up partially digested breakfast and a LOT of water. I attributed this to chugging his water. I withheld his dinner to be safe. His mood/energy level was normal, wanted to play, was drinking normally, and was hungry and begging for scraps when we sat down for dinner.
This AM on our 6:30 walk he had a totally normal and firm poop. Fed him breakfast, and he ate all of it and kept it down. He went to work with my partner, who said he had another normal poop mid-day.
It's been thundering so he didn't get his usual off-leash walk at 4:00 when I get home. Fed him normal dinner at 5:30. He ate it all, not terribly fast, but not too slowly either. I was playing with him (tug and playing with some toys) when he randomly stops as we are playing and proceeds to vomit up his entire dinner (6:30). Went outside and pooped normally. Still mood is normal, not acting as if he's in pain/discomfort. I've felt his belly and it isn't hard or distended...so I am at a loss for what could be causing this random vomiting.
His poops are normal. Ate his breakfast today and then pooped normally. Could this be from gulping water/eating quickly? Or maybe from playing hard and eating too closely together? Could we be over-feeding him? Right now he gets 4 cups/day (PPP SSS). He is very very active and his last few ribs are visible when he's running and are very easily felt, so I doubt it's really too much. Should I take him to the vet to be sure?
Needing some thoughts or advice!