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My dog just ate a Wolf spider!

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My dog just ate a Wolf spider. Would that harm him?
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Dog
Customer: replied 2 months ago.
Do I need to keep him awake or can I let him sleep
Expert:  S. August Abbott, CAS replied 2 months ago.

He's fine. Let him sleep. The worry would be if the spider bit him - the toxin in a spider is in it's bite - eating it wouldn't cause harm.

Even in a bite it wouldn't be horrible. Possible redness or allergic reaction at the site of the bite.

Feel better?

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
Thank you doc
Expert:  S. August Abbott, CAS replied 2 months ago.

You're welcome and feel free to let me know if you need anything more.

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