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Our 2 year old Lab/Rottweiler chewed apart a baseball on Thursday. I threw away the stri

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Our 2 year old Lab/Rottweiler chewed apart a baseball on Thursday. I threw away the stringy core, but the leather skin was swallowed whole. The dog has brought up clear vomit several times in the past few days. Bowel movements are still regular. Should we take the dog to the vet, or will this item pass through naturally?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Peter replied 2 years ago.
Welcome and thanks for asking your question. I am sorry the expert you requested is not available. My name is***** am a licensed veterinarian. I am happy to answer your question today and provide you with some guidance. First I need to ask you a few questions so that I can be well informed and give you the best advice.
1- Is he lethargic?
2- Have you been checking the stool to see if he passes the leather?
There may be a slight delay between your follow ups and my replies as I type out a thorough reply for you.