A white dog and a ladybug.

Ask a Vet: Ladybugs or Asian Lady Beetles in a Dog’s Mouth? What to Know

Ladybugs in a dog’s mouth? First, know that it absolutely is possible for insects to embed in a dog’s mouth. I have seen it many times, when debilitated dogs with dental abscesses or tumors suffered fly strike, leading to severe oral maggot infestations. I’ve also seen plenty of ant-infested mouths. But the insects embedded in your …

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