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My rescue swallowed a bone. He vomited fragments this

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My rescue swallowed a bone. He vomited fragments this morning. I am concerned especially not his owner but his foster mom. He is a mix of Italian greyhound and fox terrier. He weighs about 20lbs. Nancy

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

Not that I am aware of. He is definitely a picky eater and I think he is also lazy. He is only 6yrs old.

Submitted: 6 months ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
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Good morning

Dr. Paul Brazzell here

If there has not been any vomiting then we want to coat that bone/fragments as much as possible

Lets feed two tablespoons of canned pumpkin with each meal

This will bulk up the stools and coat the fragments

The GI tract is pretty good at dealing with sharp objects so dont get too panicked

Watch for vomiting, blood in vomit, blood in stool and straining to pass stool

Update me in 4-6 horus time

Okay?

Paul

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Good morning

How is Nancy doing?

And a friendly reminder to rate me- That is how I get paid

Thanks, Paul

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