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Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian
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Experience:  University of California at Davis graduate veterinarian with 44 years of experience
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My morkie ate a foam ear plug, Zoey is 11 months old, No

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My morkie ate a foam ear plug
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 and age?
Customer: Zoey is 11 months old
JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Zoey?
Customer: No
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 3 months ago.

A dog the size of a Morkie should be able to pass that foam ear plug unaided. Adding a teaspoon of psyllium seed (Metamucil) to each wet food meal for the next 3 meals should help pass it along. Although unlikely, obstruction by such an object is evidenced by persistent vomiting and anorexia - symptoms that would prompt X-raying of Zoey's gastrointestinal tract. Please respond with further questions or concerns if you wish.