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He ate about 6 kellogs fruity snacks, rucker, under 2yrs

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he ate about 6 kellogs fruity snacks
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 and age?
Customer: rucker
JA: How old is rucker?
Customer: under 2yrs old
JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about rucker?
Customer: hes 10.5lbs
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Peter replied 4 months ago.

Hi, I'm Dr. Peter. Welcome to JustAnswer. I'm reviewing your question now, and will post back with your reply ASAP.

Expert:  Dr. Peter replied 4 months ago.

1- Do these snacks have chocolate or xylitol (see ingredients)?

2- How long has it been since he ate them?

3- Any symptoms?

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
nope it is not listed
Expert:  Dr. Peter replied 4 months ago.

2- How long has it been since he ate them?

3- Any symptoms?

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
no phone call please
Customer: replied 4 months ago.
about 30 min. no symptons
Expert:  Dr. Peter replied 4 months ago.

Chat is fine. Please give me 5-10 minutes to type your answer.

Expert:  Dr. Peter replied 4 months ago.

This will not be toxic for Rucker. But, it can cause vomiting, diarrhea, pancreatitis, etc. I would take the food away for tonight; water is okay as long as he is not vomiting. Observe him for the next 24 hours, if he develops vomiting and diarrhea this is what you can do:

1- Do not give things like Pepto Bismol or Imodium. Start him on Pepcid AC (famotidine) 10mg 1/4 tablet every 12 hours for 2-3 days. You can buy Pepcid AC over the counter in any pharmacy.

2- No food or water for 8-12 hours. Need to give his gastrointestinal tract time to rest.

3- After 8-12 hours offer a small amount of water. Wait half hour, if no vomiting, offer a small amount of rice (50%) and boiled boneless chicken or ground beef (50%) 4-6 times a day. Keep on this diet for several days then wean into regular diet.

4- If he continues to vomit after doing the above he will need to be seen by your family veterinarian for a hands on examination.

My goal is to provide you with excellent service - I hope I've provided the information you were seeking, if you feel you have received anything less, please reply back as I am happy to address follow-up questions. Kindly rate me when you are done.

Dr. Peter

Expert:  Dr. Peter replied 4 months ago.
Hi,

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

Dr. Peter