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My dog ate 1/2 bottle of ointment. Salicylic acid is 2% but

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My dog ate 1/2 bottle of ointment for psoriasis. Salicylic acid is 2% but he is very uncoordinated and doesn't want to leave the kennel. I got him to drink water but he doesn't want to move
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Peter replied 9 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- How long has it been since he ate the ointment?

2- How many ounces was the bottle?

3- Any vomiting or diarrhea?

4- Did he also swallow the container or just the ointment?

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
5 hours...no vomiting just doesn't want to move
Expert:  Dr. Peter replied 9 months ago.

1- How much does he weigh?

2- How many ounces was in the bottle?

3- Did he also swallow the container or just the ointment?

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
I took him to the emergency vet and they are keeping him
Expert:  Dr. Peter replied 9 months ago.

Fantastic.