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My dog ingested EB. Stone organic Sure Start. I believe it

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My dog ingested EB. Stone organic Sure Start. I believe it has bone meal in it. It is used when planting new plants. She,(lab) has thrown up twice. What should I do?
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. The Veterinarian will know if your dog will be able to digest that. What is the dog's name?
Customer: Stella
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Stella?
Customer: She gets into a lot of things and seems to have an iron stomach. I fed her dinner before I realized what she got into.
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 1 month ago.

Hello, JACustomer. I have been a Veterinary Nurse for over 15 years and would be happy to help you today. I'm reviewing your question right now.

Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 1 month ago.

What I can find on the MSDS sheet warns of vomiting and diarrhea if the product is ingested. The best approach here would be to try to stop the vomiting and work on preventing any diarrhea in the near future with a high fiber, bland diet.

The first step is to administer a dose of regular pepcid (famotidine) every 12-24 hours. You will want to give 0.5mg/pound of body weight (a 10# ***** would receive 5mg, a 5# ***** would receive 2.5mg, etc). For this, you can visit any human pharmacy and buy the OTC brand name Pepcid, or you can use the cheaper, off-brand “famotidine” that’s available. Either will be useful.

2 hours following a dose of famotidine, the time needed for the medication to begin working, you can offer a bland diet. To make this, you’ll combine white or brown rice, boneless, skinless chicken breast and sufficient water for cooking in a stock pot. Boil on medium until it turns to mush and the breast is easily flaked. To avoid more nausea, start with small amounts to begin with and offer the amount every 2-4 hours. A few teaspoons to start is typically sufficient and you can work your way up every 2-4 hours in incremental increases until you’re sure no vomiting will be seen.If your companion requires a more palatable food, try adding in pureed baby food in chicken, turkey and similar flavors. Avoid those that contain onion or garlic in the ingredient panel.

You will want to work your way up to feeding amounts that are similar to what she normally eats. Once her stool is entirely normal (typically 3-5 days following an ingestion) you can slowly switch her back to her normal food.

If this does not result in the improvements you’re wanting, it may be necessary to have your companion examined by a veterinarian and injectable medications for nausea administered. I’m particularly a big fan of Cerenia for vomiting as it tends to work quickly, does a great job and works for a full 24 hours.

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Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 1 month ago.

Checking in, JACustomer. How is Stella feeling?

Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 1 month ago.

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


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