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I thimk my dog may have eaten a mushroom from my back yard

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I thimk my dog may have eaten a mushroom from my back yard She is vomiting. The mushroom is a large white on top with a dark underneath.
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. The Veterinarian will know if may will be able to digest that. How old is may?
Customer: I think shes 2. I just got her.
JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about may?
Customer: She is very very skinny. I dont really know much about her. her owner said she could no longer take care of her.
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 2 months 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 2 months ago.

It would be best to have her treated by a veterinarian as she may well have mushroom toxicity. You can learn more here: http://www.petmd.com/dog/conditions/digestive/c_dg_mushroom_poisoning

Symptoms can vary greatly from just vomiting and diarrhea to seizures, coma and death. If you have another mushroom in your yard that looks like the one she ate, take it with you to the vet's office to help identify what variety it is.

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Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 2 months ago.

Checking in, JA Customer. How is your companion doing?

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