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My puppy who is 18 pounds ate a laundry pod about an hour

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My puppy who is 18 pounds ate a laundry pod about an hour ago she's gotten sick a couple times and she hasn't been six cents do I need to take her to the vet or what do I need to do to help her
Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Lyndsey Kingsley replied 7 months ago.

Good evening, My name is***** and I am a licensed veterinarian. A few questions;

1. Has she eaten recently?

2. is she only throwing up or is she also acting strange?

3. what type of laundry pod did she ingest?

Customer: replied 7 months ago.
she eat 2 hrs ago she has had water and milk she is active gain fling
Customer: replied 7 months ago.
She ate some of the pod
Customer: replied 7 months ago.
It was mostly full
Expert:  Lyndsey Kingsley replied 7 months ago.

ok. It is good she vomited everything up, it is extremely common for detergents to cause vomiting. I would continue to provide access to water for a few hours and offer breakfast in the morning. If she continues to vomit in the next 6 hours, I would seek veterinary attention to get some veterinary specific anti nausea medications on board. The only concern long term is sores developing in her mouth a few hours to days after ingesting the concentrated product; if this occurs, I would also seek vet care for pain meds. However, this isn't an emergency. If at any point, she becomes lethargic or listless, take her in, but it is very unlikely.

Customer: replied 7 months ago.
My sister wants to know why the vet said to bring her in
Expert:  Lyndsey Kingsley replied 7 months ago.

More than likely to err on the side of caution

Expert:  Lyndsey Kingsley replied 7 months ago.

It would not be wrong to take her in now, they will likely give an anti-nausea medication, gsatroprotectant, and recommend monitoring for any behavior change

Expert:  Lyndsey Kingsley replied 7 months ago.

Did this answer your question? Is there anything else I can do?

Expert:  Lyndsey Kingsley replied 7 months ago.
Hi Janice,

I'm just following up on our conversation about Lulu. How is everything going?

Lyndsey Kingsley

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