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Starting yesterday, Tuesday March 28th Flash vomited up his breakfast. I recently changed his food from Puppy Chow gradually to Iams. I am feeding him 1 cup twice a day. He seemed normal yesterday afterwards, and didn't vomit up his dinner. Today he was hiself, wanting to play and be the silly guy he is. My boyfriend fed him 1/2 of a "milkbone" treat and about a half hr later he vomited that up. He ate his dinner and hasn't purged since. I am starting to get worried about him, and maybe thinking it is a food allergy. If anyone could help we would both appreciate it! Thanks ahead of time:)

Worried in OHIO :( and kisses from Flash
 

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I'm not sure that a food allergy would cause him to vomit- Murray's allergic reactions to beef or chicken just cause him to itch and bite at himself. A lot of things could be causing a stomach upset though. If he does it again I would call your vet and see what he thinks.Hope Flash is feeling better soon- keep us posted-
 

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i have had episodes of vomiting with sadie.
is it vomit (smelly and vile) or is it whole undigested food? what i see undigested food caused by gulping down food on an really empty stomach. in the a.m. i scatter her food in the kitchen or in the yard. it forces your pup to slow down the eating process and hunt for the food vs. gulping it down from a bowl. this usually happens in the a.m. and not the p.m.
if it keeps happening i would call the vet.
 

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Dog are scavengers as such there constitution is such to vomit easily at the slighest incident of gastric upset. they vomit easily. It is a protective measure from their past wild life style. Puppies are even more prone so in many cases vomiting is not a sign of anything.

Slowing the speed the dog eats may help.

some ways to do this are
1. add a stick vegitable to the meal like canned pumpkin

2. but a ball or similar object in the bowl the dog must eat around

3. Larger kibble size that must actual be chewed in order to swollow

the other reason to slow a fast eat is that the speed in which a dog eats is a significant risk factor for bloat.
 
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