Thoughts and prayers for Gidget please
I took Gidget to the vet yesterday, and she was diagnosed with helicobacter pylori. She is in good spirits--no lethargy, seemingly no pain, but she will eat and several hours later (as much as 3-5 hours later) she will throw up. Not right after she eats, it is hours later. She has always had a sensitive stomach and has tended to throw up on a fairly regular basis no matter what she is fed. I would say she can't go a full month without throwing up at some point, but in the last few days it got to be once a day or so, and dark brown. I knew that meant blood in it. She was not dehydrated at all. She is on Amoxicillin, metronidazole, and Reglan. She is still eating her dehydrated Primal. I took the bag in for him to see what she is eating. He said if she were eating "crappy food" (his words) he would suggest looking into a food change and how her food could have played a part in this, but with her diet he didn't see a need for this.
We have completely stopped her green bean treats. He's not a fan of legumes and says that although we think of green beans as a vegetable, they are actually a legume, and some animals have issues with legumes. If that's the case, better safe than sorry. We will stick to meat treats.
If anyone has any suggestions or experience, I would love to hear them. Thanks!!
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