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She is a 1 year old 65 lb doberman who bit through a bottle

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she is a 1 year old 65 lb doberman who bit through a bottle of injector fluid shes acting fine i gave her water she didnt get much enough to taste and didnt like started barking at bottle
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Strange behavior is often perplexing. I'm sure the Veterinarian can help you. What is the Doberman's name?
Customer: Porsha
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Customer: no
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr Marta Lepes replied 1 year ago.

Hello, my name is***** and I will help you.

Read the label of the injection fluid and tell me what is in it. Is it Benzene or toluene?

Expert:  Dr Marta Lepes replied 1 year ago.

Also how long ago did this happen?

Expert:  Dr Marta Lepes replied 1 year ago.

Was it Ether starting fluid?

Expert:  Dr Marta Lepes replied 1 year ago.

Well, you don't seem to be there.

Hopefully Porsha is OK.

Volatile compounds can be toxic.

If she just bit into the bottle without getting more than a taste she should be all right.

If she shows any problems like vomiting, even after a few days take her to see your vet and take the container with you.

I hope that this helps you.

You can email me in the morning and I'll get back with you during the day.

Expert:  Dr Marta Lepes replied 1 year ago.

Hello, I hope that Porsha is fine. It's amazing what dogs will get into.

Watch for vomiting for 5 more days. With those volatile compounds signs of toxicities can take days to show. But it didn't sound like she got too much exposure.

I'd really like it if you let me know how she is.

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