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Dr. Loretta, Dog Veterinarian
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My small dog lick up some massage oil that is made by pure

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my small dog lick up some massage oil that is made by pure heaven in the USA.it has simmondsia chinensis(Jojoba oil) , helianthus annoys oil and seed oil
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  Dr. Loretta replied 2 months ago.

Welcome to Justanswer. I am Dr. Loretta, a licensed veterinarian, and would like to assist you. I will respond quickly after reviewing your question.

Expert:  Dr. Loretta replied 2 months ago.

Good Morning and welcome! I am Dr. Loretta, a licensed veterinarian and I am happy to answer your question.

The Jojoba oil is non toxic and can safely be ingested without harm to your sweet Luca. I am not familiar with the other oils but in most massage oils, the jojoba is the main ingredient and will not harm Lucas. If he ingested a large amount, there may be a mild digestive disturbance causing some diarrhea and possibly vomiting. If this happens, follow these instructions:

Fast Lucas for 12-24 hrs to allow the digestive tract to calm down and heal.
Give him Pepcid AC or Famotidine at 0.5 mg per pound every 8 hrs. That can be purchased over the counter at the pharmacy.
Give only small amounts of water during the fast or ice cubes
After the fast, feed rice and boiled chicken (2/1)

If Lucas is feeling better, wean him back to his regular diet.

Does that make sense to you?

Please let me know if you have ANY other questions. My goal is to give you 100% satisfaction and if you are not yet satisfied, please REPLY so I can clarify for you.

Sincerely, ***** *****

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
Thank you . You were very helpful
Expert:  Dr. Loretta replied 2 months ago.

You are very welcome!! Maybe this means that your sweet Lucas wants a massage...:-))