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I have a 3 month old border collie and he ate a wax candle.

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I have a 3 month old border collie and he ate a wax candle. should I be worried and what should I look for
Welcome! My name isXXXXX am a 2003 graduate, and currently a Medical Director of a veterinary hospital.

I am sorry to hear about this concern for Louie. Silly puppy.

If you observe any of the following, you'll want to get into a ER veterinarian for better supportive care:
- persistent vomiting or trying to vomit
- bad diarrhea or bloody diarrhea
- poor appetite that persists
- excessive panting to suggest nausea or pain
- bloated belly appearance or a tense belly

Remember, trying to vomit, even if nothing comes up is also worth a vet visit. Also, try to keep an eye on the poops. To see if it passes over next 72 hours.

I hope that information has been helpful.
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Hi Cindy,

I'm just following up on our conversation about Louie. How is everything going?

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Customer: replied 3 years ago.

he is doing fine

Great.
Happy to hear it Cindy.

Dr. Andy