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Are tissues bad for my dog?

My brother and my dog play together with tissues and paper towels. My dog eats little pieces of it and they do that a lot. I thought it wasn't very good for him. Is it hurting my dog?

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Tissues and paper products may end up clogging the dogs intestinal tract and may end up having a surgery at your expense. You can curb this habit by storing the tissues away from the dog and introducing other toys.

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Thanks, got it through to my brother. It wasn't my dogs fault, it was my brother's.
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Well it can in the long run. In any living creature, tissue takes a long time to digest and can cause internal pain. You may need to have him get surgery or stomach pumped. Don't let your dog eat tissues anymore.

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Thanks!
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Ya welcome.
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Yes!! It's not food. The tissues can absorb water so when your dog eats it it with soak up stomach juices and expand. Keep an eye on your dog and make sure the tissues are passing through. That means you have to check it's poop to make sure there is tissues in there digested up

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Hmmm, I thought it would have some fiber in it? haha
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Thanks, told my brother to stop it with him.
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thats a yes and no question. tissue and toilet paper breaks down very quickly so that it doesnt plug up septic systems. other papers will take longer. the acid in the stomach will still break it down. i had a dog that played with empty toilet paper rolls and our vet said not to worry overly much. but! paper products provide no nutrition and many are treated with lotions, scents and dyes. on the other hand paper is actually safer than raw hide which does not digest and if eaten in quanity can clog the dog up

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