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Q. My dog was digging in back yard got dirt caked up on his nose I cleaned it but he wont eat

Answered By
DR. MASSIMO ORIOLES, DVM, MRCVS

A. Some dirt may have got stuck inside or may have gone through the nasal cavities into the mouth/ oral cavity creating inflammation. He may be in discomfort or painful and not willing to eat for it. Monitor for the next 12-24 hours, and if he starts coughing or sneezing or if he shows signs of lethargy, depression, keeps being inappetence or even start vomiting/ retching, I would suggest to take him to your veterinarian to have him checked and have appropriate treatment.


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