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Experience:  DVM, Emergency Veterinarian; BS (Physiology) Michigan State Univ
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I have a puppy which is 5 months old and this morning he

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I have a puppy which is 5 months old and this morning he swallowed a sponge on top of his meal
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. The Veterinarian will know if the dog will be able to digest that. What is the dog's name?
Customer: Rexus
JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Rebus?
Customer: It's Rexus
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Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  Dr. B. replied 5 months ago.

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

How many hours ago?

How large was the sponge? Was it eaten whole or torn to bits?

Any retching, gagging, lip licking or vomiting?

Can Rexus keep water down?

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

If you press on his belly, does he have any discomfort, tenderness, or tensing?

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