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My dog broke and I guess ate a candy thermometer. What do I

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Hi my dog broke and I guess ate a candy thermometer. What do I do !
Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Michelle Ward replied 5 months ago.

Hi this is Dr. Michelle. I will see if I can help. Was this a glass or plastic thermometer? Was the mercury eaten as well? If the mercury was eaten, then he needs to be seen immediately at an emergency clinic for mercury toxcity. Otherwise, you could feed him a large meal, or some bread to help catch any small pieces of plastic or glass that may be in his system. I hope this helps. Dr. Michelle