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What should I do if my dog drank some antifreeze

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What should I do if my dog drank some antifreeze
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Andy replied 5 years ago.
Hello,
When did your dog ingest it?
About how much do you think was ingested?
Age of your pet and how much does your dog weigh?
thanks
Customer: replied 5 years ago.
About 5 -10 min ago, 1.5 yrs, 45lb., she drank some residiuals that was on my drive way from the dilutated content from my car. I was wash my driveway some it was diluted a little more from the orignal yet.
Expert:  Dr. Andy replied 5 years ago.
Okay.
You need to induce vomiting immediately. I prefer hydrogen peroxide as my first choice.
Here is a link on how to do it.
Afterwards,
I would still STRONGLY recommend you go into an ER vet for supportive care.   It takes very small amounts of antifreeze to be extremely toxic about dogs. I'll include a link about that as well.
Good Luck

http://www.petplace.com/dogs/ethylene-glycol-toxicosis-in-dogs/page1.aspx

How to induce vomiting:
http://www.petplace.com/dogs/how-to-induce-vomiting-emesis-in-dogs/page1.aspx

Go now....
Please let me know if I can be of any further assistance.
Dr. Andy

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