What happens if a large dog eats a tampon?
Some dogs will pass an eaten tampon without issue, but others may choke, experience dangerous intestinal blockages, or suffer extensive (even life-threatening) lacerations from the attached string. You’ll want to contact your vet immediately if you discover that he’s eaten a tampon.
How long would it take for a dog to pass a tampon?
In some very lucky dogs, the tampon may be vomited back up again immediately, or be passed through the gut successfully and exit at the other end (after about two to five days), but there is always a risk of complications developing.
Can a tampon kill a dog?
The material the tampon is made of can cause an intestinal blockage. Not poison. Blockage.