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My 16 pound dog ate about 6 5mg pills 1-2 hours ago. What do…

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My 16 pound dog...

My 16 pound dog ate about 6 5mg pills 1-2 hours ago. What do i do?

Veterinarian's Assistant: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?

Im sorry 6 2.5mg pimobendan pills

Submitted: 2 years ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
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Hello & welcome, I am Dr. B, a licensed veterinarian and I would like to help you today. I do apologize that your question was not answered before. Different experts come online at various times; I just came online, read about your situation, and wanted to help.

Again I do apologize that my colleagues could not aid you sooner. If you would still like assistance, can you tell me:

How is he just now?

Any vomiting, appetite loss, weakness, or collapse?

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