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My 5 year, 12 lb., yorkie has eaten two packets of Quaker

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My 5 year, 12 lb., yorkie has eaten two packets of Quaker Oats Instant Oatmeal. Do I give him water? Should I do anything special?
Submitted: 1 year ago via Vet.com.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  brisadog replied 1 year ago.
Hi, I can help you with your question today.
The oatmeal ingestion is not a big concern. Oatmeal does not swell significantly when moistened, and there is not a high likelihood of obstruction.
I would encourage him to drink well using dilute chicken broth or water from a tuna can to prevent dehydration. Aside from that, I would just monitor him and continue his regular schedule and feedings.
Please let me know if you have further questions. I am happy to continue until I provide the service that you seek.