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Place. My dog ate a glue gel moue trap will he die?

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Customer: My name is***** dog ate a glue gel moue trap will he die?
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Customer: Goldendoodle 9 months old 55# ***** most of a glue gel mouse trap. He has been acting strange rolling around and strange ;look in the eyes.
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Altman replied 1 year ago.

Welcome to Justanswer! I am Dr. Altman and happy to assist you both today!

Glue Mouse traps should only contain glue and some enticing bait - but otherwise are non toxic. The primary concern is if Logan ingested the base which can be plastic and can be a foreign body obstruction or cause damage to the intestinal tract as it passes.

Often the most you will see from this would be stomach upset such as vomiting or diarrhea but if he continues to act strange and his symptoms progress to vomiting, diarrhea (especially if either have blood in them), lethargy, or reduced appetite then please consider a veterinary er in the next 12 hours. In addition if he does the prayer position (play bow), the rolling around is not subsiding, his abdomen has any swelling, or a "glazed" look in his eye continues these are other reasons to consider a veterinary er

- Pepcid (famotidine) 10 mg tablet every 12 hours
- If he ate the base then please feed a few pieces of bread and take him on a leash walk 15+ minutes tonight and again in the morning to assist in gi motility and hopefully move it through
- If he did not eat the base then feed a bland diet of white rice and lean boiled meat for a few days in smaller more frequent meals to minimize gi upset.

I hope this information makes sense but please let me know if I can be of any assistance today

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Expert:  Dr. Altman replied 1 year ago.

I am going to be taking a short dinner break but will do my best to monitor if you have any additional questions or concerns.

Expert:  Dr. Altman replied 1 year ago.

I am signing off for the night but hope the information I have provided makes sense and provides some sense of relief for the evening.

Expert:  Dr. Altman replied 1 year ago.
I'm just following up on our conversation about Logan. How is everything going?
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