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Dog stepped in oil and tar on one foot. I washed it off but worried it's toxic, He may have only locked it once or twice

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He stepped in oil and...
He stepped in oil and tar on one foot. I washed it off but worried it's toxic
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Did you see what the dog ate?
Customer: He may have only locked it once or twice I stopped him and washed it off
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about the dog?
Customer: No he is healthy otherwise. Acting normal
Submitted: 4 months ago.Category: Dog
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Dog Specialist: Dr Scott Nimmo, Small Animal Veterinarian. replied 4 months ago
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Dog Specialist: Dr Scott Nimmo, Small Animal Veterinarian. replied 4 months ago

Hello again,

I have worked out an answer for you below.

1. This doses not sound like a serious incident, I would very much doubt if there is any toxicity risk of any sort where only a couple of licks were concerned. A very few dogs might perhaps get a mild transient bout of vomiting and / or diarrhoea, but that's about it. You did right to quickly wash the tar and oil from his foot.

2. All you need do for now is just to keep an eye on your dog. But in any case I should be available online for you the next four or five hours today so please do not hesitate to get straight back to me if your dog's condition changes in any way or if you would like to talk things over with me further.

Regards,

Dr Scott
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Dog Specialist: Dr Scott Nimmo, Small Animal Veterinarian. replied 4 months ago

Hello again,

I am just checking back in to see how your dog is getting on after our recent dialogue concerning the oil and tar issue ...

Please get back to me and let me know how things are going.

Regards,

Dr Scott
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Dog Specialist: Dr Scott Nimmo, Small Animal Veterinarian. replied 3 months ago
Hi,

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

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