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my dog ate a raw pork sausage, is he ok

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my dog ate a raw pork sausage, is he ok?



Welcome to Just Answer. I'm sorry to hear about this. How long did this occur? How big is your dog? Was it just one sausage?

Customer: replied 6 years ago.
it was one big sausage, he is about 9 lbs (a mini dacshund) and it happened about two hours ago
i just got home and he got into the trash
Ok. At this point in time, there is a very good chance that this is going to be a non-issue. If he's got a pretty solid stomach, he'll digest it and never have a problem. But, he could have some diarrhea and / or vomiting from this ingestion. Time will tell on these. Here tonight, I'd pull up his food till the morning and just let him have access to water.
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