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My 50 pound Weimaraner just ate 11 heartgard doses, what

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My 50 pound Weimaraner just ate 11 heartgard doses, what shoud I do?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Peter replied 1 year ago.

Welcome and thanks for asking your question. My name is***** am a licensed veterinarian. I am currently not set up to make a live call. But, I am happy to answer your question on this thread. First I need to ask you a few questions so that I can be well informed and give you the best advice.

1- How many hours has it been since he ate the tablets?

2- What was the weight category of the pills?

3- Do you have hydrogen peroxide 3%?

Expert:  Dr. Peter replied 1 year ago.

Friend, 11 tablets of Heartgard of the 51-100 lbs category will Not be toxic for a 50 lbs Newman. This comes out to a dose of 132mcg/kg; we get concern about toxicity with doses above 1,000mcg/kg. Newman will be fine.

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