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My golden retriever ate 50 gm tube of desonide ointment .05

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My golden retriever ate 50 gm tube of desonide ointment .05 percent include the tube its in
My dog is also a short gut he had half of intestines removed when he was four after he ate candle wax and a sock. Everything i read said its like Vaseline not worry but it's a large amount he seems fine panting and thirsty
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Dan replied 1 year ago.


Thank you for your quesiton, I'm Dr. Dan and I'll try to help you but I have a question first.

Did Hunter just eat the ointment or did he swallow the tube as well?

Does he have any other health conditions at this point?

Dr. Dan

Expert:  Rebecca replied 1 year ago.


How is Hunter doing? Do you still need help with him?

My name is Rebecca. I am a veterinarian and will do my best to help. It appears your first expert has left the conversation. Let me know how he is doing and if I can be of help.