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Dr. Michael Salkin
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Experience:  University of California at Davis graduate veterinarian with 44 years of experience
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He is 10 weeks old and a boston terrier and he was playing

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He is 10 weeks old and a boston terrier and he was playing with D-Con mouse poison What scoukd we do
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Did you see what the boston terrier ate?
JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about the boston terrier?
Customer: Dcon mouse poison
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Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 7 months ago.

Do you have a feeling for how much of the d-CON he might have ingested? It takes at least 50 grams (1.8 ounces) to seriously intoxicate a 22 lb dog. If you don't know how much was ingested, you should induce emesis with 3% hydrogen peroxide dosed at 5 mL (one measuring teaspoon) per 5 lbs of body weight by means of a small poultry baster placed between his cheek and cheek teeth. He should vomit within 15 minutes. If not, repeat the same dose. This is predicated upon him ingesting the d-CON within the hour.

Customer: replied 7 months ago.
He only weighs about 2lbs amd we are 1 hr feom the nearest vet and we do nit have peroxide. Is their anything else we could do?
Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 7 months ago.

There's nothing else safe for you to administer to induce emesis. If you believe that he ingested enough to intoxicate himself, picking up peroxide in the market/drug store or making the hour drive would be prudent. Please continue our conversation if you wish.

Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 7 months ago.
Hi,

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

Dr. Michael Salkin