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My dog ate one hotspot hand warmer what should I do. She has
My dog ate one hotspot hand warmer what should I do. She has thrown up an seems to be fine. … read more
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I think it ate a big pack of handwarmers amd im trying to
I think it ate a big pack of handwarmers amd im trying to figurr out how can i know for sure … read more
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My dog ate 1 hot hands warmer. Not the bag, only about 3/4
My dog ate 1 hot hands warmer. Not the white bag, only about 3/4 of the contents. He weighs 100 pounds. Should i make him vomit or do you think he will be ok … read more
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She ate some handwarmers. Bella shes about 6 1/2 months old
She ate some handwarmers JA: 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? Customer: Bella shes about 6 1/2 months old JA: Is … read more
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My dog ingested a hot hands hand warmer, Kaii and 7 monhts,
my dog ingested a hot hands hand warmer JA: I'm sorry to hear that. The Veterinarian will know if your dog will be able to digest that. What is the dog's name and age? Customer: Kaii and 7 monhts JA: … read more
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I caught him eating the content of a hand warmer, I read
Hello, I caught him eating the content of a hand warmer … read more
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My 2 dogs just ate a hand warmer packet I'm not sure what to
my 2 dogs just ate a hand warmer packet I'm not sure what to look for problems or what the risks are? … read more
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My dog also ate a warmer - this one was a "Hot Hands" toe
My dog also ate a warmer - this one was a "Hot Hands" toe warmer, it was already open in the package. Of course he tore it open & ate the whole thing. It's been at around 3 hours. He's thrown up about… read more
Dr. Gary
Dr. Gary
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My dog just are a Hothands Hand Warmer. he doesn't seem to
My dog just are a Hothands Hand Warmer. he doesn't seem to be in distress. he ate it about 6 hours ago. he has had 2 bms that were black [iron] but not runny. I wonder if I should take him to the vet.… read more
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My 47lb Golden doodle ate a hand warmer. Most of the powder
My 47lb Golden doodle ate a hand warmer. Most of the powder from the hand warmer was still in the bag or on the carpet. He has thrown up - twice. Does that mean he got it out of his system?… read more
Dr. Gary
Dr. Gary
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Dog chewed on used hand warmer packet. Packet broke open --
Dog chewed on used hand warmer packet. Packet broke open -- not sure if he ate any or not. How soon would he have a reaction? He is 22 pounds - mini poodle.… read more
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Shorkie 16 lbs. 16 months old ate a grabber warmer that had
Shorkie 16 lbs. 16 months old ate a grabber warmer that had been already used. He recently ingested within the past couple of hours. Has not vomited. What could be the effects from the ingestion and i… read more
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my dog just ate a hand warmer that contains iron powder. We
my dog just ate a hand warmer that contains iron powder. We don't know how much he ingested. What should we do?… read more
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Lisa
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my shitzu ate a hand warmer and has been throwing it up. is
my shitzu ate a hand warmer and has been throwing it up. is there any thing that i can and/or should do? i think he ate it 4hrs ago and starter throwing up about 2hrs ago. i think he has thrown up all… read more
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Dachshund: My 1 year..ate..vomited twice and has eaten a small amount
My 1 year old miniature Dachshund ate a very small amount of a hand warmer. She has vomited twice and has eaten a small amount of dog food since. Will she be alright or is there anything I can do for … read more
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Dog ate hand warmer and promptly threw up. Handwarmer contained
Dog ate hand warmer and promptly threw up. Handwarmer contained iron, activated carbon, water and salt. Probably about 4 oz package. Take dog to vet hospital?… read more
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Our 60 pound, 7 month old blood hound ate a hand warmer ...
Our 60 pound, 7 month old blood hound ate a hand warmer maybe two, about 4,5,6 hours ago, and we found half of the outside cover of one, how harmful is this and what should we do?… read more
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dog: serious damage..already thrown up twice, and has drank a lot
Our dog ingested some of the stuff in the hand warmer "Hot Hands." He didn't even ingest half of the individual packet...but I've read that the iron in the hand warmer could potentially cause serious … read more
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