How JustAnswer Works:
  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask DocPaul Your Own Question
DocPaul, Veterinarian
Category: Dog Veterinary
Satisfied Customers: 9059
Experience:  20+ yrs exp. Emerg, Int Med, Ultrasound, Gen Practice.
Type Your Dog Veterinary Question Here...
DocPaul is online now
A new question is answered every 9 seconds

He had burrs on his paw and chewed and ate them. now having

Customer Question

He had burrs on his paw and chewed and ate them. now having trouble swallowing.
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. The Expert will know if the dog will be able to digest that. What is the dog's name and age?
Customer: Micky, 4 years old
JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Micky?
Customer: no
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  DocPaul replied 11 months ago.


Dr. Paul Brazzell here.

Those can be irritating to the mouth and esophagus

I would suggest that you try feeding some canned food with two tablespoons of canned pumpkin in it

This will push everything along and if there is a burr stick somewhere that should sort it out

Make sense?


Expert:  DocPaul replied 11 months ago.


Just checking in on Micky

Did the pumpkin work?

And it would be great if you could rate me- That is how I am paid

Thanks, Paul