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Bulls & strange eating habits

Discussion in 'Dogs - Pit bull breeds specific' started by MasterofFlame, Sep 15, 2008.

  1. MasterofFlame

    MasterofFlame New Member

    My young Daughter says she fed Flame (full grown, about 100lbs +) a nectarine pit, expecting him to nibble off the fruit part. But instead he swallowed the whole thing.

    How long does it take to pass? What should I watch for?

    I am worried about it getting stuck, he has thrown up lately. But I don't know if it just upset his stomach, or if he is really having problems. He DOES Not like uniforms, and definately knows the Vet - it is not a casual visit. I have to muzzle him & drag him from the car, and sometimes sedate him depending what other dogs are there.

    Really; His mother swallowed a neadle & thread when she was a pup, and it passed - painfully. Vet X-rayed her before & after it passed.
     
  2. charmedagain

    charmedagain New Member

    Hi the pit contains cyanide so they are dangerous to animals, which could be what is causing his upset stomach, because he is a big dog it may not cause a problem, But my advice would be to call the vet explain what has happened and they will decide from there.

    Hope he is ok.

    Mike
     
  3. MasterofFlame

    MasterofFlame New Member

    Thanks, that was a good idea.

    The vet says to make sure he...well...does #2 without problem. No idea how I'm going watch that... we have a large backyard and he has free run.

    He seems to be doing better. Still has energy, and wants to play.
     
  4. Candace012999

    Candace012999 New Member

    I'm glad he is doing better.. Note to self, no nectarines for Nahlya :shock:
     

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