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My dog ate several buble gum. Will this hurt her? Josie, 7.

My dog ate several...

My dog ate several buble gum balls. Will this hurt her?

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'll do all I can to help. The Expert will know if your dog will be able to digest that. What is your dog's name and age?

Josie, 7

Veterinarian's Assistant: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Josie?

She has pancreatic enzyme disorder.

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Were they sugar free or just regular gum balls? How many did she eat? How long ago did this happen?

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
I don’t think they were sugar free. She ate 2 or three.

Thank you. How much does she weigh? What is the name of the medications she is on?

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
88 lbs. Medication is Epizyme powder

Thank you.

I think it will not be an issue.

She is a large dog and she only ate a few.

Dogs eat gum all the time, and as long there is no xylitol in a sugar free version, they do well.

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There is a chance she could develop an upset stomach.
Give her a snack so she has something in her stomach.
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Most likely she will be just fine though.
Does that help? Do you have any other questions for me?
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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
Ok. Thank You! She is eating a little bit now.
Okay great. If needed you could give her a tablet of 10 mg Pepcid ac or 75 mg Zantac. Those are over the counter stomach acid reducers.
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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
No. Thank you so much!
The stomach acid reducers can be given every 12 hours as needed.
Glad to help : )
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