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Dog has ingested oleander. Vomit and bloody diarrhea. What

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Dog has ingested oleander. Vomit and bloody diarrhea. What should I do. Closest vet is 90 miles away
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. The Veterinarian will know if the dog will be able to digest that. What is the dog's name?
Customer: Twila
JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Twila?
Customer: She is an English Bulldog about 2 yrs old
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 2 months ago.

Hello, JACustomer. I have been a Veterinary Nurse for over 15 years and would be happy to help you today. I'm reviewing your question right now.

Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 2 months ago.

JACustomer, Twila's best chance at successful recovery is going to be under treatment of veterinary staff, even if that's 90 miles away. Right now her only symptoms are GI-related, which is common in the first stages of symptoms. However, she is likely to progress into more serious symptoms such as tremors, seizures, cardiac arrhythmia, spiked potassium level, coma and death.

Although the clinic is quite a drive, I would take her in. It would be better to err on the side of caution in this case.

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Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 2 months ago.

Checking in. How is Twila?