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YES, please induce vomiting for both dogs.
I would recommend giving them both 1 Tablespoon of hydrogen peroxide. If they do not vomit within 10min, give another dose of 1Tabletspoon.
Great question! With our petite Yorkies, 1 teaspoon (5ml) would be appropriate. Repeating once after 10min if needed.
Walk them around on a leash, and pause occasionally to rub their bellies, lift them up/tilting forward (like a wheelbarrow) to mix up the peroxide in their stomach and encourage vomiting.
Oh, they are adorable!
Great idea to put them in the bathtub. Now give them a good belly rub each and if no vomiting, give the second dose.
The concern with corn cobs (especially in pups as small as they are) is obstruction. If the pieces were big enough to swallow, but not big enough to pass through their (pencil sized) intestines, they can get stuck.
Any vomiting yet?
I hope your little ones have both vomited up the pieces of corn cobs by now.
I'm going to be logging off for the evening. I would encourage you to watch them for signs of obstruction over the next 2-3 days - vomiting, decreased appetite, diarrhea, decreased stool formation, lethargy, painful abdomens.
I wish you all the best and I hope they do well.
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Have you given them each 2 doses of peroxide?
Ok, they are unfortunately in the 10% of dogs who will not vomit after 2 doses of hydrogen peroxide.
At this point, you have a choice to make
1. You can go the aggressive route and take them to the emergency veterinarian for medication to cause them to vomit. To this point, stomach emptying time (into the intestines) is typically 2 hours for most dogs. By my math, they chewed on/ate the corn cobs about 1hr45min ago.
2. Or, you can go the more conservative route, and feed them a bulky meal (bread, rice) to encourage anything foreign to pass, and monitor them for GI signs.
Hi. It's Dr. Denise. Just checking it on David Park and Kalina. I hope they are both doing well today.