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Not eating or drinking, stomach is gurgling

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We had a large family gathering at our house yesterday for Easter, and our 8-month-old basset hound, Jonesy, acted very out of character -- he was very skittish and nervous when large groups came around him, and he stayed mostly in the other room the entire day.

Then today we woke up and he vomited three times in a row. It was a white milky substance, and he's done it before in the mornings so that doesn't concern me too much, but the problem is that all day he has not wanted to eat any food, nor will he drink any water. I thought maybe he's still anxious from yesterday, but it's 6:30 pm and he is still acting strange...

He had a bowel movement this morning and I checked it out and it looked normal. He started scooting his butt in the grass after that so I thought maybe he was constipated, or one of the kids gave him some people food at the party yesterday. His stomach has also been making loud gurgling noises all day, and what's with the refusal to drink water?? I'm starting to get worried. Any advice??
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Gurgling belly sounds usually meant our hound ate something she shouldn't have eaten. It's so agonizing waiting for the symtoms and the "something" to pass. Follow the advice in the previous posts (ice chips, chicken and rice diet) and please do not wait too long if things don't get better.

I've spent many nights listening to those belly sounds, watching my hound drag her belly across the floor because of something she ate:
Milk bottle cap
a quarter
chewed up popsicle stick, q-tip and candy wrappers

When walking her, I had to look ahead, keeping my eyes searching to find garbage before she did b/c if I didn't and she got it first..........she ate it!

I became the litter police around the neighborhood!

Hope your hound feels better soon!
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