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My 12lb Schneider got into some dry potpourri last evening.

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She three up large amounts...
My 12lb Schneider got into some dry potpourri last evening. She three up large amounts of food at first but has now committed small amounts of foam for the last 8 hrs. What should I do.
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Dog Veterinarian: Kelly Hill, Dog Veterinarian replied 2 months ago

Dry potpourri ingestion typically causes gastrointestinal problems, such as vomiting and diarrhea. Many times it will resolve on its own. However, your dog is having continued dry heaving or bringing up small amounts of foam and would benefit from an anti nausea injection. Your local veterinarian should be able to give an injection of Cerenia to stop the nausea. She may also need some subcutaneous fluids. Fortunately, most potpourri's are just irritants and it would be unlikely for there to be long term adverse effects. The key is to make her comfortable and prevent dehydration. Please ask any follow up questions.

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