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She ate a block of cheese with the plastic wrapper on it. 24

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She ate a block of cheese with the plastic wrapper on it. 24 hrs ago.. Fine up until about three hours ago and now she is just laying there...
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. The Veterinarian will know if the dog will be able to digest that. What is the dog's name and age?
Customer: Ciarra. A 9 yr old black lab mix
JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Ciarra?
Customer: In good health but lazy...
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Ellie replied 2 months ago.

Hi there. I am sorry to hear about Ciarra's misadventures with cheese. Its possible that she has given herself gastroenteritis from eating things that she shouldn't have eaten but its also possible that she has an obstruction in her intestines from the wrapper.

Has she had any vomiting? Is she still eating when you offer her food? Has she passed any stool since eating the cheese? If so, what did it look like and did it contain any wrapper?

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