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Poppy seeds poison to dogs. Smasl amount waten by 50 lb

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Poppy seeds poison to dogs. Smasl amount waten by 50 lb dogsnd 43 lb dog.
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Bruce replied 11 months ago.

Hi. Welcome to Just Answer. My name is***** and I've been a veterinarian. Are you wondering if poppy seeds are poisonous to dogs? How much is a small amount? A teaspoon? Tablespoon? Anything else eaten with it?

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Was on some roll a few pieces were eaten by each dog
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
I get cnflicting answers on internet i dont see poppy on the poisonous plant list but want to be sure
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Less than a1/2 tsp would be my guess
Expert:  Dr. Bruce replied 11 months ago.

Thank you for that information. The amount of poppy seeds that may be accidentally eaten on rolls / buns wouldn't be of concern for a dog of their size eating them. They shouldn't have any issues from this. If one had a more sensitive stomach, then the possibility of some diarrhea may be there purely from eating something that is just different from the normal diet. A small amount like this for dogs their size wouldn't get me worried.

Expert:  Dr. Bruce replied 11 months ago.
Hi,
I'm just following up on our conversation about Roxy. How is everything going?
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