E-cigarette kills dog

A dog in Cumbria has died after eating its owner's e-cigarette. It's prompted the vet who treated the dog to warn users of e-cigs to take care. The devices contain nicotine which can be fatal if eaten.

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Vets warning after e-cigarette kills dog

A dog has died from eating an electronic cigarette - thought to be the first case of its kind in Cumbria.

E-cigarettes contain nicotine which can be fatal to animals.

The dog died after it chewed on a refill cartridge for an e-cigarette in the Dalston area of Carlisle.

The vet who treated the animal is urging people to be more careful, and is calling for clearer warnings on packets.

Matthew Taylor reports:

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