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My dog constantly eats dirty Kleenex. He is latharhic right now and won't eat. His nose is dry also. He vomited earlier

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'm sorry to hear that. This sounds like it might be serious. I'll let the Veterinarian know what's going on ASAP. Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about your dog?

He has happy spurts like when I took him to the park today. Other than that he is just laying down in the dirt.

Submitted: 10 months ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
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Hello and thank you for using this site to help you. I am very sorry that your question was not picked up sooner.

When dogs eat non food items it can cause a blockage of the intestines. Usually items like tissues or paper towels break down enough to come out in a stool, but sometimes they can create a problem also.

Symptoms of a blockage of intestines are lack of appetite, vomiting, diarrhea or change in stool and lethargy. Right now your pup is displaying 3 of the symptoms so my advice would be to get a hands on exam. A blockage may require surgery.

Here is more on intestinal obstruction;

http://www.petplace.com/dogs/gastric-stomach-foreign-body-in- dogs/page1.aspx

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