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Even though this will not be toxic the amount ingested for Tucker's size I would advise inducing vomiting. If your dog ingested this within the last hour then you can induce vomiting with 3% hydrogen peroxide 1 tsp per ten pounds (1 tbsp) then walk around to mix it in the stomach and agitate the lining. If no vomiting within 10-15 minutes it can be repeated once only in hopes of inducing vomiting.
If there is no vomiting then there are a few precautions we can take to hopefully minimize the risk of gi upset the next 12-24 hours.
- White rice and lean boiled meat such chicken tomorrow morning (nothing else tonight) in small more frequent meals only IF there is no vomiting overnight. If there is please wait 12 hours after the vomiting subsides- Pepcid (famotidine) 1/2 of a 10 mg tablet every 12 hours to help settle his stomach beginning in an hour. If you have omeprazole that is also an option for settling the stomach at 20 mg 1/2 tablet daily- Canned pumpkin 1 tbsp twice daily can also help firm up stools, again waiting until tomorrowIf there is any blood or mucus in the stools or vomiting is not subsiding please consider a veterinary exam sooner rather than later to ensure that we treat more aggressively for these symptoms and basic bloodwork to ensure there are no organ issues associated with this ingestion (very unlikely but something we need to rule out). In addition, monitor for signs of nausea (licking lips, increased salivation, eating grass).
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I would still try, with this volume it likely is causing gi stasis and at least some of the chews should still be in the stomach. There are a few sizes of the packaging so I am unsure of the risks but inducing vomiting would still be advised
Then this would be 2 teaspoons of peroxide but I would not change the antacid dose
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Gi stasis means that the gut stops moving along for a while
For example, the stomach usually empties within an hour but when it is overly filled it might be 2-3 hours before it begins to empty
Gastroenteritis or inflammation of the gi tract and in some cases need to be hospitalized to maintain hydration and stop the gi upset. If a large enough volume is ingested it can cause some injury to the kidneys but it would require quite a large volume to do this
You are very welcome, I hope he has no ill effects from this and vomits with the peroxide!
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