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My dog ate chicken bones and has been vomiting. Already took him to the vet and all they gave me was propiocin, and still has been really sick and won’t eat or drink anything.
Do you mean that they gave you Probiosyn for Buddy?
Ya, that was it - probiocin
I'm very worried about Buddy. Although many dogs will be able to dissolve and pass chicken bones without a problem, his signs have me concerned. Chicken bones splinter easily, and could cause perforation of his esophagus, stomach, or intestines. He could also have pancreatitis.
I strongly recommend taking him to a vet as soon as possible. If you can get to an emergency clinic tonight, please go. I would start with a physical exam, blood work, and x-ray of his abdomen. Hopefully at this point we will have a diagnosis and be able to begin a treatment plan. He may require surgery.
Please let me know if you have any further questions.
So what can we do right now because that is the plan for tomorrow because the vet is closed here.
If there is any 24 hour clinic in the vicinity, I do recommend taking him there.
Otherwise, do your best to get him to eat some bread and rice. The idea is to give him some bulky soft food to pad any remaining sharp edges on the bones.
In case he does have a bone stuck can we help him get it out! In anyway.
There isn't a good way to help him get a bone out at home. Some vets might advise you to induce vomiting, but it is possible for the bone to get stuck in the esophagus on the way up. This would be even worse.
The only other ways for that bone to come out are:
I hope he is beginning to feel better.