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Tamra Hunt, Dog Veterinarian
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I left my dog's insulin out last night.. is it still good?

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I left my dog's insulin out last night.. is it still good?
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. What is the dog's name and age?
Customer: Goldie, yellow lab, around 13.. not sure of her age as she was a stray.
JA: Is there anything else important you think the veterinarian should know about Goldie?
Customer: she is blind as of about a year ago
Submitted: 27 days ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Tamra Hunt replied 27 days ago.

My name is***** If the temperature in your house was less than 80 degrees the insulin should be fine. What type of insulin is it? Did you get it from the vet or from a pharmacy?

Customer: replied 27 days ago.
Novolin, from a pharmacy. House temp was around 68.
Expert:  Tamra Hunt replied 27 days ago.

It will be fine. The proteins in it start degrading when it gets over 80 degrees. You can use it as if it was in the fridge overnight.

I'm glad you checked though because some medications are not good if left out.

Give Goldie a hug from me! I love old yellow labs!

Any other questions?

Expert:  Tamra Hunt replied 27 days ago.

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Have a good day!

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Expert:  Tamra Hunt replied 25 days ago.
Hi Brenda,
I'm just following up on our conversation about your pet. How is everything going?
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Expert:  Tamra Hunt replied 24 days ago.

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Expert:  Tamra Hunt replied 23 days ago.

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