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My dog MAY have been bitten by a spider...

My dog (rotty black lab mix a year and a half old)saw a spider and tried to eat it then flinched and spit it out. He didnt cry and is not acting any different, but it looked like a baby black widow(very poisenous spider-common in Colorado). It happened about 45 minutes ago. Do you think he will be okay, or should I take him in just in case? Would the venom have hurt him by now?


Asked by ABusyBee at 1:36 PM on May. 27, 2010 in Pets

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  • you might try to check the inside of his mouth for marks. i would take him in just in case though. especialy if he starts acting strange.

    Answer by jennifer588 at 1:38 PM on May. 27, 2010

  • I would call the vet asap. Poor pooch hope he's ok.!

    Answer by MLM0503 at 1:44 PM on May. 27, 2010

  • I do not see any marks... I guess that is a good sign-It was just the way he looked when he spit it out that scared me because he looked like he was flinching, and he is not a dog to spit anything out no matter how gross it is.

    Answer by ABusyBee at 1:45 PM on May. 27, 2010