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She ate rat poison :/ she still a puppy she 2 mnths, i just

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hi, she ate rat poison :/ she still a puppy she 2 mnths
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Did you see what the puppy ate?
Customer: i just cant affort a vet n there all close :/... i think rat poison
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about the puppy?
Customer: no
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 1 year ago.

If ingestion of rat poison is possible, inducing emesis is important. That's done by dosing her with 3% hydrogen peroxide at a dose of 5 mL (one measuring teaspoon) per 5 lbs of body weight by means of an eydropper or small poultry baster placed between her cheek teeth and cheek. She should vomit within 15 minutes. If not, please repeat the same dose. Keep me posted, please.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
something white came out of her mouth
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 1 year ago.

She vomited a white substance?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
no her mouth came out white bubbls
Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 1 year ago.

That sounds like the peroxide bubbling up. We need to get her to vomit. Please give her another dose of the peroxide.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
thats wats happening :'(
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 1 year ago.

Thank you. Perhaps she didn't ingest anything. There's nothing that looks like rat poison which is most often green and hard to miss. There are two main types of rat poison. One causes uncontrollable bleeding in up to 4 days. The other (bromethalin) causes muscle tremors, hyperexcitation, or seizures within hours after exposure. A more insidious sign - hind limb paresis (weakness) can set in up to 5 days or more later. Keep a watch on the pup, please. I can't set a follow-up in this venue so please return to our conversation - even after rating - with an update at your convenience.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Expert:  petdrz replied 1 year ago.

It appears that you have requested a new answer. I am a licensed veterinarian with over 30 years of experience and would be happy work with you, but I do not see any follow up or question. Is there anything in particular that you needed help with?