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My dog (6yo - small-medium size terrier cross) had a loss of appetite and sickness start about 6 weeks ago that was ongoing for 3 weeks. He had a vet feel his stomach, and take him for a scan and X-ray and they couldn’t find anything. We attempted anti sickness medicine but after a few days he was still sick and diarrhoea began (ongoing for 5 days). Vet said it must be gastrointestinal and we stopped the medicine and he seemed to eventually get a bit better on his own a few days later. He’s struggled to go back to having much of an appetite (used to always be fed kibble mixed with pate, then had boiled chicken since illness began) he refused any kibble, but started eating some healthy wet dog food over the last 10-14 days. But now the last 5 days he’s gone back to not having any appetite, turning away food and since yesterday afternoon throwing up stomach bile when we’re about to give him food. He has obviously lost a lot of weight over this period of 6 weeks because we can barely get him to eat.
 

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Poor lad. Sometimes when they are sick, the feeling of not wanting to be sick again makes them stop eating iykwim. And the longer they don't eat the more nauseous they become. So it can be a vicious circle.

Hopefully it isn't more serious, have you contacted your vet again?
 

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I know things are difficult but you need to contact your vet and not leave it so long. Five days is a long while for a dog to be off its food.
 

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Poor lad. Sometimes when they are sick, the feeling of not wanting to be sick again makes them stop eating iykwim. And the longer they don't eat the more nauseous they become. So it can be a vicious circle.

Hopefully it isn't more serious, have you contacted your vet again?
Yes, really feel for him. We did contact our vet when he started to turn away food again, he has said to keep trying to feed him plain/boiled foods, make sure he’s drinking lots of water and if the sickness continues till mid week then he would look at him.
Just wondering if anyone has had any similar experiences with ongoing digestion problems but no apparent problems that a vet can find!
 

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I know things are difficult but you need to contact your vet and not leave it so long. Five days is a long while for a dog to be off its food.
Aw yes we had already contacted our vet when he started to turn away food again, he has said to keep trying to feed him plain/boiled foods, make sure he’s drinking lots of water and if the sickness continues till mid week then he would look at him.
Just wondering if anyone has had any similar experiences with ongoing digestion problems but no apparent problems that a vet can find!
 

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And is he drinking? You can make bone broth and add that to his water to tempt him and keep him hydrated.
 
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