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Elisa wrote at 2009-01-14 19:01:36
I have a Yorkie that got into spare rib bones.  The next day he started to throw up, first slowly, then more rapidly.  Then the diarhhea started and would not stop.  I rushed him to the hospital in this condition thinking he was not going to make it, he had gotten even worse.  The vet explained the spare ribs had splintered in his stomach.  He spent the day in the hospital, with the vets trying to stop the vomitting and diarrhea.  He also need an IV for fluids.  I was very lucky that this did not kill him, because it could have.

Sharon wrote at 2013-08-23 14:10:53
Found your site as I was looking to see if small dogs can eat rib bones because we gave our 8 yr. old Papillion dog some night before last.  She woke up yesterday morning throwing up and was threw up several times during the day.  She passed away around 8pm. Our other 2 dogs a chihuahua and pomerianian are fine.  Never, Ever will we feed our dogs rib bones again.  My grand daughters and I are all heartbroken.


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