From rubber duckies to sewing needles to shish kebab skewers, we’re constantly surprised by what pets decide they want to eat or call a delicious treat. And while we’re sure that you’d rather avoid a trip to the local emergency vet, when your pet gets ahold of something their not supposed to, it’s important that you do.
In some cases, you may have seen your beloved pet consume something like a rock or a child’s toy, but you were unable to stop them from swallowing it whole. In other cases, your pet may become ill will lethargy, vomiting, no appetite, or other worrisome signs that prompt you to bring your pet in quickly. Ingesting inappropriate substances or having an obstructed bowel is all too common, but we’re here to help when you need us most at Metropolitain Animal Specialty Hospital in LA. The following are just a few household objects that are commonly consumed by some of our most beloved pets.