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Experience:  DVM, Emergency Veterinarian, BS (Physiology)
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My 10-11 pound dachshund ate a 5mg melatonin. Is she going

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My 10-11 pound dachshund ate a 5mg melatonin. Is she going to be ok??
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. The Veterinarian will know if the dachshund will be able to digest that. What is the dachshund's name and age?
Customer: Her name is ***** ***** she's 2 years old.
JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Toulouse?
Customer: No real health concerns. The only allergies she has are minor skin allergies where she gets itchy.
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Gary replied 2 months ago.

Hello, I'm Dr Gary. I've been practicing veterinary medicine since 2007. I look forward to helping with your questions/ concerns.

Expert:  Dr. Gary replied 2 months ago.

Melatonin is very safe in dogs. This small amount is not going to cause any sort of adverse effects. If anything, it'll help her sleep tonight. No worries here!

Take care, and let me know if you have any other questions/ concerns.