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My dog just ate a live frog or toad in a NYC park He Was.

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my dog just ate a live frog or toad in a NYC park He
Was. Foaming and trying to get it out of his mouth kept running away we gave him lots of water n. I fed him his dinner he ate he is a 8 year old healthy dalmatian. Anything I should watch for watch for or do????? My vet was closed please help
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  Dr. Gabby replied 6 months ago.

Hi this is Dr. Gabby.

The good news is the toads in the parks in the US are not toxic. They just taste really bad and can cause some gastrointestinal upset. So you do not need to worry about toxicity.

I am thinking if he felt good enough to eat his dinner and he is no longer salivating the worse is over.

If he does happen to get an upset stomach later you can give him Pepcid AC or Zantac. Those are over the counter human stomach acid reducer.

Give 1/4 of a tablet per 15 pounds of dog every 12 hours as needed.

But hopefully he will continue to be fine.

Does that help? Do you have any additional questions?

Expert:  Dr. Gabby replied 6 months ago.
Hi,

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

Dr. Gabby

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