Dog Veterinary

Ask a Dog Vet and Get Answers to Your Dog Health Questions

Ask a Dog Veterinarian,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Dog Veterinary

Gave my dog ten times to much insulin

Customer Question
gave my dog ten times to much insulin
Submitted: 2 years ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
Ask Your Own Dog Veterinary Question
Answered in 13 minutes by:
8/12/2015
Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian replied 2 years ago
Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian
Category: Dog Veterinary
Satisfied Customers: 30,818
Experience: University of California at Davis graduate veterinarian with 45 years of experience
Verified

Such a dose is likely to cause lethal hypoglycemia. You can't give enough oral glucose to avoid this risk. Please bring Jack to an on-call vet to be given IV glucose and monitored over a period of 12 hours. Please respond with further questions or concerns if you wish but I'd rather you were on your way to a veterinary ER.

Ask Your Own Dog Veterinary Question
Ask Dr. Michael Salkin Your Own Question
Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian
Category: Dog Veterinary
Satisfied Customers: 30,818
30,818 Satisfied Customers
Experience: University of California at Davis graduate veterinarian with 45 years of experience

Dr. Michael Salkin is online now

A new question is answered every 9 seconds

How JustAnswer works:

  • Ask an ExpertExperts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional AnswerVia email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction GuaranteeRate the answer you receive.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

It was so professional, so personally concerned (as we were) and you answered all of our questions. George and I are so happy that I found "JustAnswer" on my Google search -- you are now in my "Favorites" list! And, yes we do love our kitty - she makes our life complete!

Bev & GeorgeBoca Raton, FL

Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help.

Mary C.Freshfield, Liverpool, UK

This expert is wonderful. They truly know what they are talking about, and they actually care about you. They really helped put my nerves at ease. Thank you so much!!!!

AlexLos Angeles, CA

Thank you for all your help. It is nice to know that this service is here for people like myself, who need answers fast and are not sure who to consult.

GPHesperia, CA

I couldn't be more satisfied! This is the site I will always come to when I need a second opinion.

JustinKernersville, NC

Just let me say that this encounter has been entirely professional and most helpful. I liked that I could ask additional questions and get answered in a very short turn around.

EstherWoodstock, NY

Thank you so much for taking your time and knowledge to support my concerns. Not only did you answer my questions, you even took it a step further with replying with more pertinent information I needed to know.

RobinElkton, Maryland

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Dr. Debbie

Dr. Debbie

Dog Veterinarian

902 satisfied customers

Companion animal veterinarian practicing for over 10 years.

Dr. Andy

Dr. Andy

Medical Director

16,087 satisfied customers

UC Davis graduate, emphasis in dermatology, internal medicine, pain management

Dr. Gary

Dr. Gary

Dog Veterinarian

9,949 satisfied customers

DVM, Emergency Veterinarian, BS (Physiology)

Dr Scott Nimmo

Dr Scott Nimmo

Dog Veterinarian

9,704 satisfied customers

BVMS, MRCVS. { Glasgow UK }

Dr. Scott

Dr. Scott

Veterinarian

9,615 satisfied customers

15 years of small animal, equine and pocket pet medicine and surgery.

Dr. Bruce

Dr. Bruce

Veterinarian

8,945 satisfied customers

15 years of experience as a small animal veterinarian

Rebecca

Rebecca

Dog Veterinarian

7,442 satisfied customers

More than 30 years of companion animal practice.

< Previous | Next >

Related Dog Veterinary Questions
My 26 lb beagle ate an entire pack 14 pieces of wintergreen
My 26 lb beagle ate an entire pack 14 pieces of wintergreen orbit. I did not realize this had happened until some time after she had eaten it- maybe 30-40 mins. Then I tried to piece together what was… read more
Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin
Veterinarian
30,818 satisfied customers
He got into a cough drop with xilitol. No not coughing. He
No not coughing. He had tremors due to the xilitol … read more
Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin
Veterinarian
30,818 satisfied customers
My daughter 50 lb border collie mix ate about 3 or 4 pieces
my daughter 50 lb border collie mix ate about 3 or 4 pieces of orbit gum yesterday at some point. she seems fine, ate dinner last might and breakfast this morning. Anything we can do at this point?… read more
Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin
Veterinarian
30,818 satisfied customers
She is having trouble standing, could a molassses cookie doe
she is having trouble standing, could a molassses cookie doe this … read more
Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin
Veterinarian
30,818 satisfied customers
I forgot to give my dog her insulin shot. It's been an hour
I forgot to give my dog her insulin shot. It's been an hour and 40 minutes. Should I skip it or give it to her now? … read more
Dr. Deb
Dr. Deb
Associate Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
556 satisfied customers
My dog ate about a quarter piece of trident cinnamon gum. He
My dog ate about a quarter piece of trident cinnamon gum. He weighs 34 pounds. Should I be concerned?… read more
Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin
Veterinarian
30,818 satisfied customers
My 15 pound dog ingested .004 grams of xylitol and I'm
Hi! My 15 pound dog ingested .004 grams of xylitol and I'm trying to determine if it's a toxic dose … read more
Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin
Veterinarian
30,818 satisfied customers
SALKIN: I sold a tiny puppy to a couple. I told them to
Hi Dr. SALKIN: I sold a tiny puppy to a couple. I told them to watch for hypoglycemia and to give her corn syrup 3x a day or Nutrical (which I provide). The puppy didn't eat one night, she forgot to g… read more
Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin
Veterinarian
30,818 satisfied customers
I think I forgot to give my dog his insulin shot this
I think I forgot to give my dog his insulin shot this evening with his meal. What should I do? … read more
Dr. Deb
Dr. Deb
Associate Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
556 satisfied customers
Our 2 dogs ate a little cake with xylitol. Just need to know
Our 2 dogs ate a little cake with xylitol. Just need to know what the best course of action is please … read more
Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin
Veterinarian
30,818 satisfied customers
Accidentally gave wrong dog insulin shot 7 unitd weighs 18
accidentally gave wrong dog insulin shot 7 unitd weighs 18 pounds … read more
Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin
Veterinarian
30,818 satisfied customers
My tea cup poodle ate a few pieces of Orbit Sugarless
My tea cup poodle ate a few pieces of Orbit Sugarless peppermint gum. … read more
Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin
Veterinarian
30,818 satisfied customers
My puppy is shaking and mouning and wet. Pale gums
My puppy is shaking and mouning and wet JA: I'm sorry to hear that. What is the dog's name? Customer: Pearl JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about your puppy? Customer: P… read more
PitRottMommy
PitRottMommy
Veterinary Nurse
Associate Degree
8,601 satisfied customers
I've been to the vet twice this week for neuro episodes.
Hi there, I've been to the vet twice this week for neuro episodes. Head pressing, knuckling, confusion, lots of sniffing, wobbly legs and twitching most noticeably. She's wide awake and can follow com… read more
Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin
Veterinarian
30,818 satisfied customers
I have a yorkie who began to shake last night. He wasn't
I have a yorkie who began to shake last night. He wasn't foaming at the mouth, vomiting, having diarrhea or anything like that. He was curled up when he started shaking and I called his name and he lo… read more
Jane Lefler
Jane Lefler
Dog Behaviorist/Trainer/Breeder/Health
3.75 GPA 36cr. Multiple Tech traini
0 satisfied customers
Can gabapentin cause hypoglycemia in a diabetic dog? I have
Can gabapentin cause hypoglycemia in a diabetic dog? I have read online that it may cause both hypoglycemia and hypoglycemia in humans. Has this drug been studied in dogs?… read more
Dr. John
Dr. John
Veterinarian
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
5,046 satisfied customers
If your dog has a hypoglycemia attack and you get her out of
if your dog has a hypoglycemia attack and you get her out of it how long does it take them to fully recover… read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
Veterinary Degree (BVMS)
3,439 satisfied customers
My 3 year old schnauzer died of hypoglycemia in a matter of
My 3 year old schnauzer died of hypoglycemia in a matter of 36 to 24 hrs. & THEN WENT INTO SHOCK. Is the an inherented genetic disorder?… read more
Rebecca
Rebecca
Dog Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
7,442 satisfied customers
Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x