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Welcome to Justanswer! I am Dr. Altman and happy to assist you both today!I am so sorry your dog is showing this odd behavior. Have you considered pepcid (famotidine) 0.25 mg/ pound twice daily as an alternative?I too have a dog that has a reaction to the snow ironically and live in Colorado where we just had 6 inches today. When she ingests snow she gets full body tremors that last 5+ minutes and have to keep her on the leash at all times with the snow and if at a park a basket muzzleI did every test the specialists recommended and no one really understands why it happens but have confirmed it is with snow ingestion!But with your specific case, I would try the pepcid and if that is not effective possibly prilosec (omeprazole) once daily in the morning at 0.5 mg/ pound. I really do understand your frustrations with this and wish I had answers to why the snow causes this reaction.I am curious to know whether it is just snow or anything cold like an ice cube?Please let me know if this is something you can consider trying, both are over the counter options for you to do for a week trial period and truly hope it helps reduce the episodes you are experiencing. I do think a basket muzzle should be considered otherwise...
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