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Old 01-09-2008, 05:11 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Our 4 year old female was diagnosed about a month ago with Pancreatitis. She would not stop vomiting (mostly bile, and foam) and was hospitalized for a day with IVs and antibiotics. We switched her food to a lower fat food and so far she's been better.

However she always has these stomach noises. They are loud. Its like when we have hunger pains-except she won't eat. Sometimes we see her eating grass outside. What could these noises be?

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Beckham's stomach does that if we force him to sleep in and we feed him later than usual (only Saturdays). *Usually if his stomach is really loud and noisy he'll refuse to eat. *We were told to give him a dose of pepto (B is close to 50lbs and we give him about 1/2 Tbsp) to settle his stomach and once that takes effect he's starving.
Not sure if your girl also refuses to eat when her tummy is upset; but that's what works for us.

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So your vet approved pepto for their bellys? I know my mom uses it on her shitzhu but I never have used it for Brindle. She's also about 50lbs give or take.

This happens about once or twice a week. I'm not sure why. We just constantly will hear her stomach rolling and she always acts 'upset'. I might try that. Thanks!

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Also a lot of times dogs will eat grass to relieve the discomfort of their bellies There's a Sticky topic in the Health section about dosages for Boxers, I believe it's called Medicine kit, read thru that
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My Boxer had chronic pancreatitis. *It was trial and error with new low fat food, foods with soy caused more gas. *Also dogs in pain tend to pant more and increase the air intake. *So glad that you made it through the crisis, but its a *terrible worry. *We found many ultrasounds were difficult to read because of the amount of gas involved with the pancreatitis. *If your vet is familiar with the use of Gas-X you might ask. *It helped with the discomfort with mine and even comes in small doses for children's use. *Feeding 4 to 5 times a day with a handful of kibble at bedtime seemed to help. *Also rubbing his back, and belly, and walking helped relieve the problem. *I think Boxers have many stomach rumbles, but with the other health problems, and the pain that might be associated with it (or nausea) it's a different picture. *You can contact me PM, I moderate on a pancreatitis list, and would be happy to share my experiences.

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