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My dog ate a silicone collapsible water dish. The brand on

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My dog ate a silicone collapsible water dish. The brand on it is Dexas. He is already at an emergency animal clinic. Is this silicone toxic?
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. B. replied 2 months ago.

Hello & welcome, I am Dr. B, a licensed veterinarian and I would like to help you with today. I do apologize that your question was not answered before. Different experts come online at various times; I just came online, read about your wee one’s situation, and wanted to help.

Again I do apologize that my colleagues could not aid you sooner, but I did want to let you know that silicone isn't toxic. It is quite inert and its only risk factor in the gut is that large amounts can cause gut blockage. So, we'd not be worried about poisoning from this but he is in the right place if there is a chance he had enough of this to cause an obstruction in the intestines.

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Dr. B.


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