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He ate the bait from a combat roach trap. Buddy, 6 years…

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He ate the bait...

He ate the bait from a combat roach trap

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

Buddy, 6 years old

Veterinarian's Assistant: How old is Buddy?

6

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

Nope - just a normal dog

Submitted: 1 month ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
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Dog Veterinarian: DrSarah, Veterinarian replied 1 month ago
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Dog Veterinarian: DrSarah, Veterinarian replied 1 month ago

Oh Buddy! The good news is that I would only expect some GI signs (vomiting or diarrhea) from that, not toxic effects. More concern would be obstruction from eating the plastic tray. Do you know if he ate the tray?

Monitor for not eating or vomiting...if those occur give pepcid AC twice daily (10mg medium dog, 20mg big dog) and feed bland food like boiled chicken/hamburger and rice.

If it continues get to a vet for an xray to look for a blockage.

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Dog Veterinarian: DrSarah, Veterinarian replied 1 month ago

Let me know if I can help in any other way! Kindly consider rating my answer; you can always get back to me with questions and updates after rating.

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Dog Veterinarian: DrSarah, Veterinarian replied 1 month ago

How's Buddy doing?

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Dog Veterinarian: DrSarah, Veterinarian replied 1 month ago
Hi,

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

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