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My 85 lb dog eat a lot of dasuquin soft chews How harmful is

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My 85 lb dog eat a lot of dasuquin soft chews
How harmful is this to do?
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 9 months ago.

It's relatively innocuous and might cause transient gastrointestinal distress - inappetence, vomiting and/or diarrhea - but not toxicity. The ingredients in Dasuquin - avocado/soybean unsaponifiables, decaffeinated tea, glucosamine hydrochloride and chondroitin sulfate are very well tolerated even when ingested in egregious amounts.

There's no reason to induce emesis or treat in any manner. I might have a word with Bernice, however. Please respond with further questions or concerns if you wish.

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