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My dog just ate a glue stick (non toxic) what should I do

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My dog just ate a glue stick (non toxic) what should I do
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Dan replied 6 years ago.
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What kind of glue stick was it?
How long ago did this happen?
How much does your dog weigh?

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Customer: replied 6 years ago.
about 5 mins ago - it was really ol glue stick and I am not even sure there was anythign in it - it was a DAT 9gram made in china and Brutus is a pug and weights 9 kilos
Expert:  Dr. Dan replied 6 years ago.
Thanks for the information! With this glue the biggest problem is obstruction/blockage of the intestines from either big chunks of glue or pieces of the plastic container it comes in. Since it sounds like he didn't ingest that much of either of these substances the most that could happen is minor intestinal irritation (vomiting and diarrhea) that should only last a few hours. Most likely your pooch will be just fine with no effects.

I hope this helps, best wishes.
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