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Old 03-04-2012, 11:23 PM
 
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My dog tore out the squeaker from one of his soft toys that squeak.
It damaged his intestine, perforated, and spread infection through his body. He has to have surgery, 7" of intestine removed and he almost died. Our vet said that she sees so many dogs that swallow stuffing and squeakers from toys.
Please don't get toys with squeakers for your dogs, or at least take them out before you let your dog play with it.
Avoid what my little one went through
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Old 03-05-2012, 01:17 AM
 
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I am sorry your pup had such a bad time but I am glad he's recovering! 👍

I usually remove the noise maker before giving them the toy. The sound of the squeak has the sound a dying animal makes. 🐹 I don't want to encourage them, so I remove the squeaker.

Have you ever noticed how excited they get when you squeak the toy? Ever wonder why? Well, now you know.

I usually buy toys without them but a few have slipped through. We have surgery (on the toy) and I remove the squeaker, sew it up and hand off the toy. Makes them (the toy) last long in my house, too. ✌

Kong toys last the best around here, no squeaking, just chewing! (lol)

Again, glad you pup is doing better!
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Old 03-05-2012, 04:37 AM
 
Location: Chapel Hill, N.C.
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Thanks for the renewed warning and I'm so sorry your pal has suffered.
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Old 03-05-2012, 06:16 AM
 
Location: Montreal -> CT -> MA -> Montreal -> Ottawa
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I'm so sorry that you went through this!

Artie ate a squeaker once. He vomited a dozen times that morning before our vet appointment. They x-rayed him and gave him stuff to make him vomit and make him NOT vomit... Thankfully he didn't need surgery, but he NEVER gets squeaky toys anymore. NEVER.
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Old 03-05-2012, 07:04 AM
 
Location: North Western NJ
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were "supervised only" for toys, anything thats not "indestructable" (the kongs) get picked up and put away if im not around to keep an eye on them.
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Old 03-05-2012, 07:36 AM
 
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When Bear and Angel where about four they got all kinds of toys for Christmas.

Bear liked one of the squeaky toys.

New Years Day he was not eating and acting like to had to poo......

Before long we where in the vet's office.

He had something in his intestine. (X-RAYS)

The vet gave him some relaxant and pain meds.

He passed it...we were lucky.

It was part of a squeaker.
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Old 03-05-2012, 10:18 AM
 
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My dog tore out the squeaker from one of his soft toys that squeak.
It damaged his intestine, perforated, and spread infection through his body. He has to have surgery, 7" of intestine removed and he almost died. Our vet said that she sees so many dogs that swallow stuffing and squeakers from toys.
Please don't get toys with squeakers for your dogs, or at least take them out before you let your dog play with it.
Avoid what my little one went through
Oh no, I'm SO sorry to hear that. I hope your baby is okay.

Thank you for the reminder. My kids will only play with squeaky toys (and, since they're Chis, the squeaker is too large to fit past the front of their mouth - I checked), but I'm still so cautious that I'll only let them play with one in my supervision (I'm too neurotic to let anyone else supervise). Thank you for the reminder that I'm not being an overprotective mom by being so cautious with those toys.

I hope your baby gets better very soon!
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Old 03-05-2012, 09:58 PM
 
Location: Los Angeles
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I buy one toy only,and have for all the dogs I have owned.
It is sold at Pet's mart.
It is ln the shape of a small football, with small teats all over it.
It squeaks only when squeezed, and the air passing through it is what makes it squeak.
There is no squeaker inside it.
Completely safe for all dogs.
Bob.
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