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my dog ate something that made her sick... What can I give

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we think our dog at a non poisonous snake that made her sick... What can I give her to make her feel better?
Submitted: 9 years ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  Terri Riba replied 9 years ago.


What age, breed and weight is she?

what are her symptoms?

when did she eat that ?



Customer: replied 9 years ago.
Reply to Terri Riba's Post: We found her a few months ago on the street.. So I'm not sure about somet things..She's about 1 or 2... She looks like she's a mix between XXXXX XXXXX terrier and something else.. Her symptoms are throwing up,shaking a little, no energy... She ate the snake saturday... It was a small California king that my husband brought home and it got out.. She hasn't eaten anything since then...
Expert:  Terri Riba replied 9 years ago.

Dear friend,

She may be dehydrated an hypoglycemic.

First put a drop of pancake syrup on her tongue to raise her blood sugar in case she is hypoglycemic. That should perk her up.

Shaking can be a symptom of pain, fear, fever, nausea,or illness.

Next offer her boiled chicken, beef or cottage cheese and see if she will eat.Add plain pedilayte to her water to hydrate her and balance her electrolytes.

She may have any OTC on scroll down for list and dosages.

Please let me know if she eats an how she is doing. If you have more questions, I will always be here for you.

Very sincerely,


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