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My 7 year old Pit Terrier ate about 1/2 lb of boiled shrimp

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My 7 year old Pit Bull Terrier ate about 1/2 lb of boiled shrimp with shells and tails on. Is this harmful to him? He is very quiet now and laying down.
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. B. replied 9 months ago.

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

How long ago did he eat these?

Any retching, gagging, lip licking or vomiting?

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

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

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