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Are cashew nuts toxic to dogs? My chihuahua is about 9lbs and she ate about 8 of them.
Cashews are not toxic to dogs, but, because of their high fat content they can cause vomiting or diarrhea. If your dog develops vomiting or diarrhea, this is what you can do:1- Start her on Pepcid AC (famotidine) 0.1-0.2mg per pound body weight every 12 hours. You can find Pepcid AC over the counter in any pharmacy. If you do not have pepcid ac leave without anything. Do not give pepto bismol.2- No food or water for the next 8-12 hours. Need to give belly time to rest.3- After 8-12 hours offer a small amount of water. Wait half hour, if no vomiting, offer small amount of rice (50%) and boiled boneless chicken or ground beef (50%) 4-6 times a day. Keep on this diet for several days then wean into regular diet.Hope the above helps, if you have additional questions I will be glad to answer them.