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My dog was choking on a purina chew bone. And we were able to push the bone down her throat. Shes fine but is now doing dry heaving. Im not sure if its bc her throat was scratched or what
Submitted: 10 months ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian replied 10 months ago
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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian replied 10 months ago

I'm sorry that your question wasn't answered in a timely manner. Please let me know if you still need help. May I have an update on Lucy, please?

Those bones are completely digestible and so it should have disintegrated by now. Irritation in the oropharynx makes sense although I do need to consider bone lodged in her esophagus if she continues to dry heave. Hypersalivation would be expected as well.

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Customer reply replied 10 months ago
Lucy threw up pieces of the bone and chunks of grass. She seems to be doing better.
Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian replied 10 months ago

Thank you for the good update. I appreciate your taking the time to let me know. I can't set a follow-up in this venue so please return to our conversation - even after rating - with an update at your convenience. You can bookmark this page for ease of return.

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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian replied 9 months ago
Hi,

I'm just following up on our conversation about Lucy. How is everything going?

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