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Welcome to Justanswer! I am Dr. Altman and happy to assist you both today!If Rocky is a small dog, Pomeranian perhaps, then this is a potential obstruction for him.If Rocky ingested this within the last few hours then you can induce vomiting with 3% hydrogen peroxide 1 tsp per ten pounds then walk around to mix it in the stomach and agitate the lining. If no vomiting within 10-15 minutes it can be repeated once only in hopes of inducing vomiting.If there is no vomiting then you have the option of going to a veterinary er to give stronger medications to induce vomiting or hoping it will pass by giving a few pieces of bread and increased leash walks x 24-48 hours, monitoring for it coming out the other end.But if he has any vomiting past the few hours and has not brought up the gauze then I would strongly urge a veterinary exam to rule out a potential obstruction. In addition, lethargy, reduced appetite and diarrhea should be monitored for.I hope this makes sense but please let me know how else I can assist you both today!
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