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My dog ate a duck leg bone? Will he be ok? Ragnar and a year…

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My dog ate a...

My dog ate a duck leg bone? Will he be ok?

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'm sorry to hear that. The Expert will know if your dog will be able to digest that. What is the dog's name and age?

Ragnar and a year old

Veterinarian's Assistant: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Ragnar?

He's a purebred beagle?

Submitted: 4 months ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
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Dog Veterinarian: DocPaul, Veterinarian replied 4 months ago
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Good morning

Dr. Paul Brazzell here

How big was the bone and did he chew it up before swallowing?

Paul

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
It was a duck leg bone so maybe 4inches?? And I'm not sure I peft it on my plate and he took it while I was in the bathroom
Dog Veterinarian: DocPaul, Veterinarian replied 4 months ago

Okay thanks

I presume he has eaten with no problems since then?

Paul

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Dog Veterinarian: DocPaul, Veterinarian replied 4 months ago

Okay that is good news

The GI tract is very good at moving things along, especially sharp objects

Lets give him two tablespoons of canned pumpkin with each meal for the next 2-3 days

Watch for vomiting, abdominal pain, blood in vomit or stool or NO stool

The bone should pass along

And you should update me tonight

Okay?
Paul

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Dog Veterinarian: DocPaul, Veterinarian replied 4 months ago

Are you still there?

Paul

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Dog Veterinarian: DocPaul, Veterinarian replied 4 months ago
Hi,

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

DocPaul
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