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Throwing up bile


So twice this week Molly has thrown up yellow liquid early in the morning (between 5:30-6:30am). No food in it.  She typically eats at 6:45am and 6pm during the week and she gets a kong mid day with a little food or yogurt. I know that vomitting bile is usually a result of an empty stomach and giving some food before bed helps.  But she's been on this feeding schedule for at least 6 months now so why would it suddenly become a problem? She's a little over 1.5 years old. 

She is definitely not acting sick.  The vomiting seems to happen as soon as she opens her eyes and it is expelled rather quickly.  Right after it happens she eats her usual breakfast so she's clearly not feeing nauseous.  I'm thinking it is just acid in her stomach but wanted some feedback just in case!



Kathy Chester Newman and Jessa's picture

It is usually an empty stomach that cause bile throwups...

I would start giving her the treats before bed again.  You could also try a pepcid for a few days and see if that helps.

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That's exactly what the vet suggested when I called.  It seems to come and go, but today she vomited both before her am and pm feedings. I'm going to try some food before bed and also get the pecid to see if I can settle her tummy a little. 


sj77's picture

My dog Karma was having

My dog Karma was having similar issues and I've had her on pepcid ac she gets a pill in the morning and one at night for 7 to 10 days and use the 10 mg size pills.