Q: Help! My dog ate a tampon!


In this video we discuss what to do if your dog ingests feminine hygeine products (like tampons) from the garbage. We discuss the risks these items pose to dogs, like intestinal obstruction that can require surgery. We discuss how to induce vomiting in dogs at home using hydrogen peroxide, and provide other tips to ensure that your pet receives medical care in a timely manner, before it is too late. We also discuss the environmental impact of disposable feminine, and the similar danger these products pose to wildlife.


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The environmental impact of feminine hygiene products

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