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It depends on how much he swallows. A couple pieces a day probably won't hurt him. As long as he doesn't lose his appetite for proper food.

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Q: Will it harm a child if he continuously swallows his gum?
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Chocolate is worse because of the chemical in it. If a dog swallows gum it's not so bad. The only thing in it is sugar.

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We can chew gum because it is plastic. Plastic is very bad for your body and it can harm you. Gum can tasted good but it is bad for you.

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If a dog ingests a little gum it will be fine, just like if you swallow the piece of gum you are chewing. Nothing bad will happen. However, if he swallows say a whole pack I would call your vet and check with them.

What happens when you give an animal chewing gum?

He either swallows it or throws it away. Dogs chew throw chewing gum a lot because they are trying to dissolve it and they can't, only reason.

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Can gum harm toddlers if swallowed?

Yes, gum can cause choking in toddlers. In large quantities it can 'gum up' the digestive tract. Small amounts will pass in stool.

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