Get Your Dog Care Questions Answered by Experts
Hello and welcome,This is just a quick note to let you know that I have picked up your question and am working on it now.My name is***** and I am a small animal vet with many years experience in treating cats and dogs and smaller pets, rest assured I will do my best to answer your question to your satisfaction today. You can expect to receive a written reply sometime within the next ten minutes or so.Regards,Dr Scott
Hello againI have worked out a reply for you below.
1. Good news! : Melatonin is sometimes prescribed for dogs so is not toxic to them as such, also this drug has an extremely high margin of safety in the dog, so much so that I have known dogs swallow amounts of it very much in excess of the amount that Mocha ate and not show any adverse side effects of any kind.
2. So really there are no special measures you need take in this sort of situation other than just keeping an eye on your dog, the chances are she will be just fine, but in any case I should be available online for you the next four or five hours today so please do not hesitate to get straight back to me in the very unlikely event that Mocha's condition changes in any way or you would like to talk things over with me further.Regards,
Dr ScottPlease be kind enough to rate my service to you after we have concluded our dialogue, such feedback helps me maintain the quality of my answers.
No problem, very glad to be advising you ...
Here is a link to an accurate article which covers how this drug is used in dogs, you will see that it recommends up to 9 mg three times a day for larger dogs. : LINK
Hello again,I am just checking back in to see how Mocha is getting on after our recent dialogue concerning the melatonin tablet...Please get back to me and let me know how things are going.Regards,Dr ScottPlease be kind enough to rate my service to you after we have concluded our dialogue. Such feedback helps me maintain the quality of my answers.