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Hello againI have worked out an answer for you below.1. The good thing is that pistachios and their shells are not toxic to dogs, however there is a small risk of obstruction when larger amounts are ingested. However this sort of risk is less likely in a larger dog like Sophie, but you may perhaps see a minor transient bout of vomiting and / or diarrhoea.2. In this sort of situation the wait and see approach is probably best as in most cases the nuts and their shell will just naturally pass, just keep an eye on your dog for now and then contact an ER vet without delay if any odd symptoms such as repeated vomiting, anorexia, lethargy or signs of abdominal pain occur.3. But in any case I should be available online for you the next four or five hours today so please do not hesitate to get straight back to me if Sophie's condition changes in any way or you would like to talk things over with me further.
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Hello again,I am just checking back in to see how Sophie is getting on after our recent dialogue concerning the Pistachio nuts incident ...Please get back to me and let me know how things are going.Regards,Dr ScottPlease be kind enough to rate my service to you after we have concluded our dialogue. Such feedback helps me maintain the quality of my answers.