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rat: bite..have to eat to hurt them

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How much of the just one bite rat bars would a dog have to eat to hurt them.
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  Dr. Whitehead replied 7 years ago.
Even a small amount of rat poison can cause serious problems. So if she ate some I would induce vomiting immediately using 1 tsp of hydrogen peroxide per 10 lbs of body weight, repeat in 15 minutes if she hasnt vomited. I would contact your veterinarian or the closest emergency hospital and seriously consider taking her in to get her treated over night to ensure nothing bad happens. I dont mean to panic you but i have seen small amounts cause serious problems.

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