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My puppy ate a crayola marker is she going to be ok??

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Hi my puppy ate a crayola marker is she going to be ok??
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Gary replied 1 year ago.
Hello. Thanks for the question. These markers are pretty much non-toxic. The biggest issue would be an obstruction if enough plastic was ingested. As long as they were small enough pieces, they should pass on their own. If she starts vomiting or stops eating, then I would get x-rays to rule out an obstruction. If that happens, it's removed surgically. I think the chances are pretty unlikely, though. I hope this helps, let me know if you have any other questions.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
So its ok she ate the ink?
Expert:  Dr. Gary replied 1 year ago.
Yes, the ink is not worrisome.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Ok thank you!
Expert:  Dr. Gary replied 1 year ago.
You're welcome.

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