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My dog just licked all around the repel citronella candel we have outside???? he wasn't out there more than a min, but I did see where his bottom teeth indentionsin the candle. his breathe smells great but I'm worried... is there a home remedy I need to do or take to vet to make him throw up??? can I give him an antacid liquid, or bread???

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'm sorry to hear that. The Expert will know if your dog will be able to digest that. Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about your dog?

Hes a border collie

Submitted: 7 months ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian replied 7 months ago

Small/moderate amounts of ingested candle may lead to transient gastrointestinal signs of gastrointestinal distress - inappetence, vomiting and/or diarrhea but systemic signs aren't seen. There's no need to induce emesis or treat in any manner. Please respond with further questions or concerns.

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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian replied 7 months ago
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I'm just following up on our conversation about your pet. How is everything going?

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