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I put aspercreme on my knee last night and my pug licked it

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I put aspercreme on my knee last night and my pug licked it this morning.
Submitted: 2 years ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
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Welcome and thanks for asking your question. My name is***** am a licensed veterinarian. I am happy to answer your question today.

Friend, large ingestion of Aspercreme can cause gastrointestinal ulceration. Licking your knee after the aspercreme was placed the night before unlikely to cause any problems. As a precaution you can give her some milk to help dilute whatever she could have licked. She will be fine.

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