Dog ate sock. Should i induce vomiting to see if there is anymore

Dog ate sock. Should i induce vomiting to see if there is anymore

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scgreco413
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Good morning-
Sorry you’re dealing with a situation first thing. If you think that you have all of the sock, I would just monitor. If you’re pretty sure there is still some sock left, you can try vomiting, but my concern would be if it gets stuck in the dog’s throat…. I think I might still make a phone call to the vet though, just to be safe, and see what they advise.

Krista Magnifico
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Hello, This is a tough one. I have had multiple clients induce vomiting and get the sock out. I have also been very worried that it will get stuck on the esophagus (which would be very bad), or that it won’t be thrown up at all. The flip side is that a sock can and might cause an intestinal obstruction. Which will require surgery. This can be expensive so we talk about all of these worries and then decide what the owner wants to do. I strongly recommend that you call your vet or the pet poison helpline for advice.… Read more »