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My dog ate all of her heartguard medication, Flame 10 years

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Hey my dog ate all of her heartguard medication
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. The Veterinarian will know if your dog will be able to digest that. What is the dog's name and age?
Customer: Flame 10 years old
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Flame?
Customer: No
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Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Gary replied 4 months ago.

Hello.

Heartgard is very safe, even when large amounts (12 months) are ingested all at once. It can cause some GI upset (nausea, diarrhea), but it shouldn't cause any neurologic signs or significant toxicity signs.

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
OK thank you
Expert:  Dr. Gary replied 4 months ago.

No problem, happy to help.

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