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My dog has eaten part of the contents of a Nespresso pod. She

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My dog has eaten part of the contents of a Nespresso pod. She weighs 6.5kg. Will she be OK?
Hello, When did Flo ingested it?Is she still eating and drinking normally? Dr. Andy
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
About half an hour ago, and yes she has been eating and drinking
Sonds good. Pooping could be another 1-2 days! sometimes with immodium. It is strong stuff. Good Luck
Oops sorry not meant for you. I will respond momentarily.
Hello, Well, the concern is that you have a smaller dog, so Flo may not tolerate that much of a pod compared to a labrador ingesting it. I am not worried about any toxicity but it could cause some gastrointestinal issues. So, you will need to closely monitor for any vomiting, diarrhea, refusing to eat, hypersalivating or panting to suggest nausea. If any symptoms were to occur, than a vet visit for some basic supportive care is all that should be necessary.
Otherwise, I don't see any indication to induce vomiting and I would still feed as you normally do. Hope that information helpsDr. Andy
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Thank you!
You are very welcome. Even if no symptoms, diarrhea could still take a day or longer to manifest, so keep an eye out for any illness and get to a local vet if any basic treatment is needed. Good Luck
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