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I believe my dog swallowed small peices of glass. My son

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I believe my dog swallowed small peices of glass . My son left a bowl with food out and they got into it . She has been making cough like sounds . I have given her two slices of high fiber slices of bread and coconut oil to eat. What else can I do at 3 am ?? Should I wait until morning to take her to the vet??
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: Her name is Helga, she is 8 Yeats old.
JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Helga?
Customer: No
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. B. replied 1 month ago.

Hello & welcome, I am Dr. B, a licensed veterinarian and I would like to help you today.

How long ago?

How much glass would estimate she had (ie spoonful, cupful, etc)?

Are her gums pink or white/pale? Moist or sticky?

If you press on her belly, does she have any tensing, tenderness, discomfort, or pain?