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My dog ate a parcel tide pod. Selena and she is 2

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Second opinion] my dog ate a parcel tide pod

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?

Selena and she is 2

Submitted: 2 months ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian replied 2 months ago
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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian replied 2 months ago

I reviewed your conversation with my excellent colleague Dr. Peter and found his advice to be excellent. To answer you directly, while signs of intoxication from detergents are generally mild, the exeptions include single-use laundry detergent pods (LDPs). Clinical signs of intoxication from these may include nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, drooling and more serious but uncommon complications include central nervous system depression, renal insufficiency, oral or esophageal burns, gastrointestinal bleeding, convulsions, and coma. This is because the LDPs are both highly concentrated and packaged under pressure and so biting and rupturing the pods leads to rapid expulsion and aspiration and/or swallowing of the product. Thus, these dogs need to carefully evaluated and assessed for potential corrosive and systemic intoxication as would evidenced by the more serious complications posted above. The signs of those complications would arise quickly. May I have an update on Selena, please?

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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian replied 2 months ago
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I'm just following up on our conversation about your pet. How is everything going?

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