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Dog chewed on a bottle of silicone valve oil and spilled all the contents has probably ingested some, e, Eila, and 3

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she chewed on a bottle...
she chewed on a bottle of silicone valve oil and spilled all the contents has probably ingested some
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. The Veterinarian will know if the dog will be able to digest that. What is the dog's name and age?
Customer: e
JA: Huh?
Customer: Eila
JA: How old is Eila?
Customer: and 3 years
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Eila?
Customer: she is on antibiotics for an inner ear infection
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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Peter, Veterinarian replied 1 year ago
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Welcome! Thanks for asking your question. My name is***** am a licensed veterinarian and I will be assisting you today. First I need to ask you a few questions so that I can be well informed and give you the best advice.

1- To make sure I got this right, is this a petroleum base oil?

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
there are no ingredients on the packaging
Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Peter, Veterinarian replied 1 year ago

What is the oil used for?

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
only silicone is mentioned but it does smell like petroleum
Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Peter, Veterinarian replied 1 year ago

what is the oil used for?

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
it is used for musical instruments. The dog has vomited and seems very thirsty
Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Peter, Veterinarian replied 1 year ago

Friend, I am going to opt out and allow another expert to comment. I am sorry.

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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian replied 1 year ago
Dr. Michael Salkin
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I'll follow up for Dr. Peter for you. The silicone-containing oils are either derived from petroleum distillates or synthetics but neither are considered to be significant toxins unless ingested in egregious amounts by dogs and that didn't occur with Ella. If necessary, decontamination is done by inducing emesis but Ella has already vomited and is drinking well which is just the ticket because it dilutes however much she did ingest and lessens the chance of significant gastrointestinal irritation developing. There's no reason to treat Ella in any manner at this time. She should normalize within a few hours. It would be prudent to allow her unlimited access to water but fast her for 6 hours now that she has vomited and does have an irritated stomach lining.

Please respond with further questions or concerns if you wish.

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