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She woke me up a lot last night and didn't seem to rest well like she usually does. Well at 6 this morning she woke me and I brought her to potty. She pooped normal and we went back to bed. About 30 minutes later I noticed that she was trembling like she was cold. She already had her night gown on so I wrapped her in a blanket. A few minutes later she jumped up and needed to potty again. This time it was much more soft than normal and some was yellowish color. (sorry to be so graphic) I cleaned her up and wrapped her back in her blanket because she was still trembling. Her tummy is making all sorts of grumbling sounds. I just gave her a bit of Nutrical because she hadn't eaten since last night and won't even take her favorite treats. With the long weekend our vet is closed. What should I do? Any ideas what this could be? She did steal a piece of a Cheeto that fell on the floor yesterday but it was small and I'm not sure it would be enough to upset her tummy this bad. Right now she is sleeping on my lap in her blanket...
 

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When Nikki steals something she shouldn't eat, or when hubby feeds her too much and her tummy gets upset, I feed her 1/4 of a Pepcid tablet.

I hope Sophie feels better soon. Doesn't it always happen during a holiday weekend?
 

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tummy rumbling and trembling sounds very much like a belly ache.
if it is very bad, and still is going on I would surely go to the vet.

all the very best and a speedy recovery.
 

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This happened to Milo last month after he ate too much rice - he was trembling, soft poop, his tummy was making noises but he was also throwing up - I just made sure he drank loads of water and he was fine the next day.
 

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When Nikki steals something she shouldn't eat, or when hubby feeds her too much and her tummy gets upset, I feed her 1/4 of a Pepcid tablet.

I hope Sophie feels better soon. Doesn't it always happen during a holiday weekend?
Yes it does!

Could it be from the heat or sun exposure yesterday???
I don't think so because she was only out in the direct sun for about 5 minutes. The rest of the day we were under the porch with a fan blowing on us :)
 

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If she does not want to eat you might try to give her some pedialyte like you do small children. We use the ones that come in freezer pop form so that you don't end up throwing out what you don't use. It will hyrate her and giver her glucose and electrolytes. Also a little canned pumpkin will help to settle her stomach. Hope she feels better soon
 

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We just went through this - it's not fun. With Tessa, they never did really figure out what's causing it although my vet said that with the sudden hot weather they've seen an awful lot of this.

If she's going frequently with diarrhea, a small dose of Pet Pectin should help. They sell it at PetSmart and it's like kaopectate for dogs. 1/4 pepcid twice a day may also help. No food for a day to let her little insides rest, then rice or rice with a little bit of boiled hamburger or chicken. My vet also said a very small amount of plain noodles might be a nice change for a bland diet. You'll also want to keep her from being dehydrated, so a bit of chicken broth might tempt her to drink.

If the diarrhea keeps up, I'd go to the emergency vet as you don't want her to get dehydrated.
 

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If she does not want to eat you might try to give her some pedialyte like you do small children. We use the ones that come in freezer pop form so that you don't end up throwing out what you don't use. It will hyrate her and giver her glucose and electrolytes. Also a little canned pumpkin will help to settle her stomach. Hope she feels better soon
Is the pedialyte like a popsicle? I will go and get some for her along with the pumpkin. Thank you :)
 

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My vet always tells me to rest Lady's tummy for 12 hours - no food - but to force fluids if necessary. I buy the small bottles of Pedialyte that come in 4 packs so I don't waste them.

They do love to get sick on holidays, don't they? Lady had her first bout with HGE two years on on Memorial Day. :smpullhair:

Do you have an ER vet closeby if you need to take her in? Dehydration is very serious so if she isn't improved by suppertime, I'd take her to the vet.
 

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My vet always tells me to rest Lady's tummy for 12 hours - no food - but to force fluids if necessary. I buy the small bottles of Pedialyte that come in 4 packs so I don't waste them.

They do love to get sick on holidays, don't they? Lady had her first bout with HGE two years on on Memorial Day. :smpullhair:

Do you have an ER vet closeby if you need to take her in? Dehydration is very serious so if she isn't improved by suppertime, I'd take her to the vet.
Our vet takes emergency calls. My dad went to get the Pedialyte for her. He loves his grandteses ;) The strange thing about this is she is acting like her normal self but her tummy is upset. I have her in her stroller right now with warm blankets and she's sleeping :wub:
 

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Poor baby. Trembling is a sign of pain so I'm sure her tummy rumbles are indicative of digestive issues. Think how your gut feels when you have the intestinal flu with diarrhea. The Pedialyte freezer pops are a brilliant idea. I'm guessing they have a longer shelf life then the bottles. I just threw out yet again another unopened bottle of Pedialyte that was past the expiration date. I like to keep some on hand. Pepcid is the other thing that will really help calm her gut. I was unaware that pumpkin calmed the gut. I use it or sweet potatoes for firming up stools or even with constipation, but never have for the actual tummy upset. You do want to let her gut settle before giving her something to eat and when you do start to give her something to eat, make sure it is soft and bland. Maybe some boiled chicken and mashed sweet potatoes. I always keep on hand a bottle of Ginger Mint Tonic from Animal Essentials. My vet has told me it is actually faster acting then Pepcid.

Give her some snuggles for me. :heart:
 

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I use Pedialyte and sometimes 1/10 of a Pepcid AC when Casanova's stomach acts up. Mostly they have to finish "going" and rest and then they feel better. I have a doggie acupuncture diagram that I downloaded a long time ago, and I usually read while rubbing him gently on the points for stomach and intestines. I obviously know nothing about acupuncture, but Casanova always seems soothed by my amateur efforts...
 

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Jen - I'm so sorry about little Sophie. I hope she'll feel better. We haven't had this with Tyler yet (other than after neuter anesthesia) so I haven't dealt with it. I just realized a lot of human friends I know are having the same thing. Some kind of stomach bug for a few days and then it clears up. Things like that happen once in a while but it seems so much scarier for our little ones because they can't talk to us and they seem so tiny and defenseless. Hope everyone's advice helps. The good thing is she isn't vomiting too since that further dehydrates them very quickly. Good luck. Baileys fine, right?:grouphug:
 

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When Nikki steals something she shouldn't eat, or when hubby feeds her too much and her tummy gets upset, I feed her 1/4 of a Pepcid tablet
Yes, that's exactly what I would do...sounds like an upset tummy to me too. Pedialyte hydrates, but Pepcid will help soothe her stomach.
 

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I use Pedialyte and sometimes 1/10 of a Pepcid AC when Casanova's stomach acts up. Mostly they have to finish "going" and rest and then they feel better. I have a doggie acupuncture diagram that I downloaded a long time ago, and I usually read while rubbing him gently on the points for stomach and intestines. I obviously know nothing about acupuncture, but Casanova always seems soothed by my amateur efforts...
What a beautiful way to make your little one feel better - that sounds like true love to me!
The Pedialyte freezer pops are a brilliant idea. I'm guessing they have a longer shelf life then the bottles. I just threw out yet again another unopened bottle of Pedialyte that was past the expiration date. I like to keep some on hand.
Give her some snuggles for me. :heart:
Oh Crystal - it really is! When we first got Hunter and he had all his issues we had a ton of pedialyte on hand because we never knew what was going to happen next. Our vet actually recommended the freezer pops since I complained about how much we were throwing out. We were using the little sippers (small bottles) but even they were being thrown out or wasted.

Sophie has a great grandpa!!!!
 
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