My Dog Ate Eucerin Cream What Should I Do?

By Kim •  Updated: 10/24/22 •  3 min read
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My Dog Ate Eucerin Cream What Should I Do?

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Many of us use hand cream at home to keep the skin on our hands hydrated. As you know, if your dog sees you using hand cream, such as Eucerin cream, he may feel as if he’s missing out on something! He may think he’s missing out on a great snack and want you to share some! But what happens if your dog eats some Eucerin cream?

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Has your dog eaten Eucerin cream? Are you afraid the Eucerin cream will make your dog sick? If so, you’ve come to the right place. We understand it can be scary when your dog eats something like this!

We’ve put together some information about Eucerin cream and whether it can make a dog sick. Let’s get started!

What is Eucerin Cream?

Eucerin cream is a cream that’s heavy and is used to treat a wide range of skin conditions, including eczema, atopic dermatitis, psoriasis, and more. This is an OTC product, which doesn’t require a prescription. However, a doctor may recommend use of this product for very dry, damaged skin.

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Eucerin is made with the following ingredients:

While Eucerin cream is safe for humans (when used as directed), what about dogs? Can Eucerin cream make a dog sick?

Eucerin Cream & Dogs

Fortunately, the ingredients in Eucerin cream are not toxic for dogs! However, they can cause vomiting and diarrhea if a dog eats a large amount of this cream.

If your dog has only taken a lick or two, he should be OK. However, more than that could make a dog sick.

In addition, if your dog has eaten the Eucerin product packaging, there’s a chance he could develop an intestinal blockage. This is a condition that can cause death if left untreated.

Symptoms of Eucerin Cream Ingestion in Dogs

You may notice these symptoms if your dog has eaten Eucerin cream:

If  you notice these symptoms in your dog, and they last for longer than 24 hours, then call the vet.

You may also notice the following symptoms if your dog has eaten the Eucerin cream packaging:

If your dog has any of these symptoms and has eaten the product packaging, call the vet immediately. This is an emergency.

One more note—it is possible that some dogs could have an allergic reaction to Eucerin cream. That is rare; however, it is possible. In that case, you may notice these symptoms:

If your dog has any of these symptoms, call the vet immediately. This is an emergency.

The good news is that most dogs will make a full recovery after eating Eucerin cream. However, it’s essential to watch out for any concerning symptoms. And if you have any questions about your dog’s symptoms, be sure to call the vet. They’re happy to help!

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Kim

Kim is a talented author, who loves animals especially dogs. She engaged in writing books and articles relating to animals a decade ago. Kim resides in Chicago with her husband and son. The family is the proud owner of a dog and a parrot (Jack and Lily). Kim wanted more than these two pets, but her husband put his foot down... She often visits elementary schools to talk to the kids about what she learned about pets and how they could learn from them.

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