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My 5 pound maltese just ate most of a nectarine pit. The Internet

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my 5 pound maltese just ate most of a nectarine pit. The Internet has varied info
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  brisadog replied 1 year ago.
Hi, I can help you with your question today.
There are two possible problems with nectarine pit ingestion. The pits do contain cyanide, however the amount is relatively small.
The more concerning issue is that the pit can act as an obstruction. How long ago did she ingest the pit? Did she chew it, or swallow whole?

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