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Dog ate a tube of eye cream and I don't know if that is toxic or not, Philosophy Hope in a tube - these are the

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She ate a tube...

She ate a tube of eye cream and I don't know if that is toxic or not

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'm sorry to hear that. Did you see what the dog ate?

Philosophy Hope in a tube - these are the ingredients: water (aqua), squalane, mineral oil (paraffinum liquidum), glycerin, isocetyl stearoyl stearate, petrolatum, butylene glycol, polyglyceryl-2 diisosteatate, peg-30 dipolyhydroxystearate, ceresin, polyethylene, microcrystalline wax (microcristallina cera), magnesium sulfate, phytosteryl/octyldodecyl lauroyl glutamate, dipalmitoyl hydroxyproline, tocopheryl acetate, polysorbate 80, bisabolol, potassium ascorbyl tocopheryl phosphate, methylparaben, diazolidinyl urea, ethylparaben, tetrasodium edta, iron oxides (ci 77492, 77 - See more at: http://www.philosophy.com/hope-in-a-tube.html?cgid=C115#sthash.CJCJnozi.dpuf

Veterinarian's Assistant: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about the dog?

She is not quite a year old.

Submitted: 1 year ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
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Hello & welcome, I am Dr. B, a licensed veterinarian and I would like to help you today.

Thank you for providing he ingredient list. Thankfully I cannot see anything overly worrisome listed and if anything we'd just expect a bit of gut upset (vomiting, diarrhea, etc). So, as long as she didn't eat the tube itself (a blockage risk), we'd just want to monitor her and try to offset that potential GI upset here for the next 24-48 hours. To do so, you can consider offering a light diet option for a few days. Examples of an easily digestible diet include cooked white rice with boiled chicken, boiled white fish, scrambled egg, or meat baby food (as long as its free from garlic or onion powder). Ideally, we want to offer this as small frequent meals to keep the stomach settled.
Further to this, if we do see any nausea for her, we can also treat with an antacid. There are a number of antacids that are available over the counter and pet friendly. Ones we can use here include Pepcid (More Info/Dose @http://www.petplace.com/article/drug-library/library/over-the-counter/famotidine-pepcid) or Zantac (More Info/Dose @ http://www.petplace.com/article/drug-library/library/over-the-counter/ranitidine-hcl-zantac). Whichever you use, we'd give this 20 minutes before food to allow absorption and of course double check with your vet before use if your wee one has any known health issues or is on any medications you haven't mentioned.

Kind regards,

Dr. B.

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