Q. I found my dog chewing on some fire crackers. And when I picked it up powder came out. And I don't know if he ate any. And I can't drive to the vet

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A. Rinse his mouth out with some water and monitor for any burns or inflammation in the mouth. Also monitor for vomiting, diarrhea, lethargy, inappetence, etc and have him examined by a vet if these occur. You could also call poison control and see if they have any additional recommendations.

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