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My 15 lb dachshund just ate 1 red seedless grape I

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My 15 lb dachshund just ate 1 red seedless grape I accidentally dropped on the floor.
Is this a crisis?
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. John replied 10 months ago.

Hello. Thanks for writing in. My name is***** and I would be happy to help you. While even a small amount of grapes can cause problems in dogs, it is unlikely that one grape will cause a problem for a dog her size. It is always prudent to play it on the safe side though. You can always induce vomiting with 1 tablespoon of 3% hydrogen peroxide that can be repeated once in 10 minutes if no vomiting occurs. If she vomits up the grape, probably no problems. If she doesn't, it may be a good idea to have her kidney enzymes checked in a couple days. If she develops any further vomiting, lack of appetite, bloody stools, increase in drinking and urination or abdominal pain; she needs to be evaluated immediately. Please let me know if you have any further questions or concerns. Hope this helps.

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Expert:  Dr. John replied 10 months ago.
Hi,
I'm just following up on our conversation about Dandelion. How is everything going?
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