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Welcome to Justanswer! I am Dr. Altman and happy to assist you both today!Can you please tell me Humphrey's weight and how long ago it was ingested?
Since Humphrey ingested this within the last hour and with his size there is potential for a foreign body obstruction I would advise inducing vomiting. You can induce vomiting with 3% hydrogen peroxide 1 tsp per ten pounds (i.e. 1/2 teaspoon) then walk around to mix it in the stomach and agitate the lining. If no vomiting within 10-15 minutes it can be repeated once only in hopes of inducing vomiting.
Does this information make sense? Please let me know how else I can assist you both today.If there is no vomiting please feed a piece of bread and walk him around the yard for 15 minutes, repeat in a few hours and monitor for the plastic out the other end in the next 24-48 hours. If there is any vomiting past the peroxide and the plastic is not expelled please consider a veterinary er
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Good morning, I wanted to check in on Humphrey to see how he did overnight? Were you able to induce vomiting? Any issues with the piece of plastic that was ingested? I would love an update when you are able
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