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Our dog -- 4 months -- chewed a leather-dye swab, and her mouth is red on the inside (color of dye) we've tried rinsing her mouth and wiping all excess. Much of the color is now gone. Is she safe?
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Dog Veterinarian: Rebecca, Dog Veterinarian replied 2 years ago
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Hello, I am sorry to hear you are worried about Zia. I am a veterinarian, and will do my best to help. My dog's sister is named Zia! Do you know what the dye was, the ingredients? Or the name of the dye so I can look up the ingredients?
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Dog Veterinarian: Rebecca, Dog Veterinarian replied 2 years ago
If you have gotten most of the color off, and she is acting alright, she will probably be fine, but if you can tell me the dye I can look to see if there are any toxic ingredients.
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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Fiebing's leather dye, red. Thanks!
Dog Veterinarian: Rebecca, Dog Veterinarian replied 2 years ago
Give me a moment to do some research, thanks.
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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
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Saturday, June 27, 2015 7:23 PM EST
Fiebing's leather dye, red. Thanks!
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Dog Veterinarian: Rebecca, Dog Veterinarian replied 2 years ago
I looked on VIN, a website for veterinarians only, and found nothing about this being toxic. I looked online, and found that the main concern is getting it in the eyes. If swallowed, vomiting should not be induced. I can't find anything that indicates she is in danger. I would let her eat and drink like normal, and watch for vomiting or diarrhea.
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Dog Veterinarian: Rebecca, Dog Veterinarian replied 2 years ago
Since my research is showing no cases of illness in dogs with this dye, and you have gotten most of it off, I would just watch her, if she were mine.
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Dog Veterinarian: Rebecca, Dog Veterinarian replied 2 years ago
Hi K,

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

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