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Dr. Michael Salkin
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Experience:  University of California at Davis graduate veterinarian with 44 years of experience
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She was poisoned and we just picked her up from the

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She was poisoned and we just picked her up from the much b12 can I administer...she weighs 47lbs and is almost 10 months old...what should i do?
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Did you see what the dog ate?
Customer: No she broke lose while I was working...the vet said it was nothing lethal that could kill her but she is having seizures and very tired ...
JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about the dog?
Customer: No...other all she is healthy Over*
Submitted: 26 days ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 26 days ago.

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Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 26 days ago.

Something doesn't jive...we might administer vitamin K for an anticoagulant rodenticide poisoning but there's no place for vitamin B12 when addressing poisonings. If she's having seizures, she needs to be treated by decontamination and anticonvulsant drugs in a hospital setting. Both the rodenticides containing bromethalin and snail bait containing metaldehyde can cause seizures. Please clarify why she was released from the vet if she's still having seizures.

Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 24 days ago.

I'm just following up on our conversation about your pet. How is everything going?

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