You may have heard in the news that cases of vomiting in dogs are currently around double the normal average. This has been shown by research scientists at Liverpool University SAVSNET division (Small Animal Veterinary Surveillance Network), comfirming the outbreak that has long been suspected.

Currently we aren’t sure of the exact cause, but an infectious disease is highly likely (such as a virus). Dogs affected generally recover well with appropriate care but if you are worried about your dog or the vomiting is accompanied by other worrying signs, make an appointment with your vet.

If you would like advice on what to do if your dog starts vomiting, here is a useful guide.

The above information was obtained from the Veterinary Times website. If you have any questions or concerns then please contact our customer services team: [email protected] In the first instance, your vet should be your initial point of contact.

Written by: Dr. Nick Garside BVetMed MRCVS