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my 62 pound airedale just ate a peach pit that I dropped on

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my 62 pound airedale just ate a peach pit that I dropped on the floor. Should I be worried?

Dogdoc4u :

Welcome to the chat!! I am Dr. Altman, a licensed veterinarian and happy to answer your questions today.

Dogdoc4u :

How large was the pit approximately?

Customer:

I'm not sure. medium to large size

Dogdoc4u :

Most of these types of pits very likely the stomach acids are going to break down the pit and it won't be an issue with a dog Tucker's size

Dogdoc4u :

I would recommend giving a couple of pieces of bread and repeating in a few hours

Dogdoc4u :

Nice long walks tomorrow to ensure that the gi tract is moving along and monitoring for the pit to come out the other end within 24-48 hours

Customer:

next time i cut up peaches, he is going in his crate! OK, what will the bread do?

Dogdoc4u :

If there is any vomiting it is time to have a veterinary exam to ensure the pit is not causing an obstruction

Dogdoc4u :

The bread helps bulk up the pit and push it through the gi tract

Dogdoc4u :

Yes, they sure can be fast when they want to!

Customer:

ok, that makes me feel better. We will give him the bread and watch him. Thanks!

Dogdoc4u :

You are very welcome

Dogdoc4u :

Can I assist with any additional questions today?

Customer:

no, thanks. That's enough crisis for today!

Dogdoc4u :

LOL, yes I would say so.

Dogdoc4u :

If it makes you feel better this is all I have gotten for questions today

Dogdoc4u :

My dog ate...

Dogdoc4u :

You are not alone :)

Dogdoc4u :

Good luck to you and Tucker the next few days

Dogdoc4u :

Please don't hesitate to contact me with any additional questions

Customer:

thank you. good bye.

Dogdoc4u :

Good night, good luck!

Dogdoc4u :

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Hi Jean,

I'm just following up on our conversation about Tucker. How is everything going?

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