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I have a 1 and 1/2 year old Boxer named Sam. I think he ate some of my cassets kitty with some cat poop. he really had me worried but seems to b acting better what should I do?

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I'm sorry you're having some issues with Sam - for your question I'm wondering if part of it autocorrected where it says, "I think he ate some of my cassets kitty with some cat poop" - I'm not sure what Cassets kitty is?

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
ok

Cat poop is pretty gross of course, but shockingly dogs love it because a lot of fat comes through with it. It generally does not cause any problems for stomach upset or vomiting.

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
just keep eye on him, and if no vomiting or diarrhea he should b fine?

If he ate something else (still not sure what the 'cassets kitty' is), there is potential for stomach upset or worse, though if he is acting pretty normal then it may be ok to just watch him for tonight. If he stopped eating, or developed vomiting or diarrhea overnight or in the next few days, it would be best to check in with your regular vet.

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Most of the time if something is going to be a problem, we will usually see those signs within 24-48 hours. But dogs have pretty tough stomachs for a lot of things :)

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
sorry he ate some self clumping kitty liter with cat poop.

Ahhhhh got it! No, not very likely to cause an issue especially with being a bigger dog.

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
thank you so much Dr.Beth.

Still good to try to keep the box scooped frequently to keep kitty happy and less undesirable snacks for Sam, sometimes can help to move the litter box behind something or elevate it where kitty can jump up to but out of reach for the dog. It can be a challenge though!

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
you are 5 star service thank you

My pleasure, best of luck to you and Sam!

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