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We don't remember who posted it, but thanks for the great advice. I read on the forum about several Bassets that seemed to vomit yellow bile on empty tummys, especially in the mornings after going from supper to breakfast. Bogie had been occasionaly doing this around 4:30 AM, and it's not a great way to wake up to the sounds of a heaving Basset in the wee hours of the morning.
The solution was to feed them something at bedtime. So we started feeding part of Bogie's supper at supper time around 5 PM and saving the other part to around 9:30 PM, when we put him out for the last potty trip of the night. He gets three cups of "Nutro Natural Choice Lamb Meal and Rice" a day. So now we give Bogie 1 and 1/2 cups in the morning, 1 cup for supper, and the remaining 1/2 cup at bedtime. No more heaving, so far, and the biggest plus is he is now sleeping to 6:30AM. So a big "Thank you!" to who ever suggested a bedtime snack.


This is how I used to look in the mornings. I didn't feel so good.


Now I feel great in the mornings and can take a lazy stretch.

Arooos from Bogie!!
You don't own a Basset, a Basset owns you!!
 

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Aw, I didn't suggest the bedtime snack, but I'm glad he's feeling better!

Just wanted to say I love those before and after pictures! He's a good lookin' dog! :D
 

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I think I might try that! I have always thought that the reason Belly wakes up so early is that he's hungry. Dixie is just older so she likes to sleep in. But he's up at the crack of dawn ...or earlier. He's very anxious to get the morning going. He wants me UP.

I'm going to make an attempt to save the half cup of food for close to bedtime. That's a really good idea!
 

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When we first adopted Sally 5 years ago, she had this problem. It was a Cyberhounder that tipped us off as well. We are all lucky to have such a great network to rely on! :D
 

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I am so fortunate to have read this post!!! :) Flash had a couple of instances of yellow bile...and of course it was early in the mornings! Thank you all again. Flash sure does appreciate the advice :D
 
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Rusty was the guy who was experiencing the yellow liquid vomit! Every morning if he didn't have a night time snack. The breeder told me the reason for it. I was puzzled! Now at 10:30 at night he just ate one cup of kibble. He will be fine till breakfast tomorrow. She said it is the stomach acids from having an empty belly. I was so happy to find the reason. No more vomit here either!!! Life is good!
 
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