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My dog just ate two stick of butter (including the wrapper).

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my dog just ate two stick of butter (including the wrapper). what should i do?
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. The veterinarian will know if your dog will be able to digest that. What is the dog's name and age?
Customer: Sarah age 6
JA: Is there anything else important you think the veterinarian should know about Sarah?
Customer: I don't know...
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Bruce replied 4 months ago.

Hi. My name is***** I'm sorry to hear about this situation with your little one. Butter itself isn't a toxic situation, but it is very, very rich and it can cause some significant stomach upset, diarrhea or for some pancreatitis. If she just ate these two sticks, probably the easiest thing to do is to make her vomit to bring them up and hopefully keep any further issues from happening.

Here is a good link on inducing vomiting in a dog.

http://www.petplace.com/article/dogs/diseases-conditions-of-dogs/emergency-trauma-urgent-care/how-to-induce-vomiting-emesis-in-dogs