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Experience:  Veterinarian at Banfield Pet Hospital
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My dog ate old motor oil about 45 minutes ago what do I do :

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My dog ate old motor oil about 45 minutes ago what do I do
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: Izzy and she is a little over a year old
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Izzo?
Customer: Its old motor oil
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  Jennifer Welsh replied 1 year ago.

Hello! I am Dr Welsh and I am happy to help with your questions today. I am sorry you are going through this. Let's see if we can get to the bottom of this. Do you know how much Izzo ate?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
No I dont it was all over her mouth snd her breath smelled like it
Expert:  Jennifer Welsh replied 1 year ago.

I would be really worried about the potential toxicity of this. if it was a small amount it can cause chemical burn to the mouth, esophagus, and even stomach. if she inhaled any, it could cause burn to the lungs which can cause difficulty breathing. I would recommend getting her to the e clinic to get her some activated charcoal, they can examine her and see if anything else is needed, probably some medication to coat the gi tract to reduce any burning chances to the rest of the gi tract. DO NOT INDUCE VOMITING.

Expert:  Jennifer Welsh replied 1 year ago.

Do you have any additional questions for me today?

Expert:  Jennifer Welsh replied 1 year ago.

I hope that Izzo is doing ok today!

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Expert:  Jennifer Welsh replied 1 year ago.

How is Izzy doing? Were you able to get her in to be seen?