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My dog ate a kids neutragena sunstick. It is paba free.

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my dog ate a kids neutragena sunstick. It is paba free. trying to find ingredients now. Called poison control by they want $65 to tell me if I need to go to the vets or not. She is a 4 year old golden retriever who eats everything.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Dan replied 2 years ago.


Thank you for your question, I'm Dr. Dan and I'll try to help you.

I did review the ingredients of the kids sunstick that you mentioned and there is nothing in there that is toxic at the doses in the sunscreen stick. At most you'll see an episode of vomiting or a short term bout of diarrhea but that should be it. The only reason she should need to see a vet is if she is vomiting more than once, or becomes lethargic or has facial swelling which means she's allergic to it and needs treatment. In most cases she'll have an upset stomach but otherwise she'll be fine.

I hope this helps, if not please feel free to ask more questions.

Dr. Dan

Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Thanks! I thought so but wanted to make sure. Saves me a trip to the vet when my husband is really sick with Shingles and I have two kids. Dont need to throw the dog in there too!
Expert:  Dr. Dan replied 2 years ago.

You are welcome! Give my best to your husband. Dont' forget to leave a rating.

Dr. Dan