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What should I do if my dog eats a STRIKE A fLAME

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What should I do if my dog eats a STRIKE A fLAME
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Deb replied 1 year ago.

Hi Kathy, I'm Dr. Deb. I'll do my best to help you today.

I'm sorry for this concern for Emm.
I have a few questions to ask first, if you don't mind:

1. Is this product primarily made of sawdust and wax?

2. Can you double check the ingredient label?
3. How much did she ingest?

Thanks for the answers to my questions.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.


Yes. Perhaps 4 to 6 of them

Expert:  Dr. Deb replied 1 year ago.
Kathy:

Thanks so much for the answers to my questions.

While these products are not usually toxic to dogs (unless they contain heavy metals), they can cause gastrointestinal issues such as drooling, vomiting, retching, loss of appetite and a distended abdomen.
The biggest concern would be if enough were ingested to cause an obstruction.

If Emm is a large girl, then ingestion of 4-6 is not likely to cause problems for her but if you want to be absolutely safe, you could induce vomiting if you have 3% hydrogen peroxide.
The dose would be 2 tablespoons if she weighs around 50 lbs. Give it with some bread and walk her around. If necessary, repeat the dose in 15 minutes.
I should warn you that not all dogs will vomit when peroxide is given but most do.

I hope this helps. Deb
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Expert:  Dr. Deb replied 1 year ago.
Kathy:
Thanks so much for the rating; it's greatly appreciated.

More than likely Emm, will be just fine, but I'd like to check back in with you tomorrow just to be sure.

Even though you've rated, we can still continue to communicate at no additional charge to you. Regards, Deb

Kindly ignore the request for additional information.

Expert:  Dr. Deb replied 1 year ago.
Kathy:
I’m just following up on our conversation about Emm. How is she doing today? Deb
Customer: replied 1 year ago.


She is getting along just fine. Thank you for your help.

Expert:  Dr. Deb replied 1 year ago.
Kathy:
So glad to hear it; thanks for letting me know:) Regards, Deb

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