My dumb dog at lamb bones
December 5, 2011 12:43 PM Subscribe
My dog ate cooked lamb bones. How worried should I be?
posted by msali to Pets & Animals (20 answers total)
I've been making my dog's food for a few months now, and it's been working out great - until today. After I had cooked up a lamb leg, I peeled the meat off the bones and threw the bones in the trash. While I was out of the house, my dog managed a magic trick that I was previously unaware that she could perform. She managed to reach a garbage can that was COMPLETELY out of her reach and yank the bones out. There were three bones total, and she appears to have consumed about 3/4 of the bones, leaving just a shard of one bone left. I've heard horror stories about bones getting stuck and puncturing vital organs and all that shit. How worried should I be? What should I be looking for? Is there anything I can do to mitigate the damage? If I took her to the vet right now, what could the vet do?
She seems fine right now, and I assume she ate the bones about an hour ago.
Thanks in advance everybody.