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My 2 year old golden doodle found an ant trap She may have

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My 2 year old golden doodle found an ant trap She may have licked it. There is no evidence that she bit into it. What should I be looking for for any affect of possible poisoning.
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Peter replied 10 months ago.

Welcome and thanks for asking your question. My name is***** am a licensed veterinarian. I am not set up to make a live call. But, I am happy to answer your question on this thread. First I need to ask you a few questions so that I can be well informed and give you the best advice.

1- Was it just a quick lick or did she lick to the point of ingesting a good amount?

2- Do you know the name or active ingredient of the ant trap?

3- How much does she weigh?

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
Quick lick. Didn't break into the plastic she'll
The active ingrediant is indoxacarb .o5%
She weighs 60 lbs
Customer: replied 10 months ago.
Does that help.
Expert:  Dr. Peter replied 10 months ago.

Yes, it does help thank you. Friend, his will not be toxic for your dog; indoxacarb has a wide safety margin in dogs. No symptoms expected she will be fine; nothing to worry about.

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Expert:  Dr. Peter replied 10 months ago.

correction: I meant to write: "This will not be toxic" sorry.