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My dog ate trail mix it had raisins dried fruits he has

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My dog ate trail mix it had nuts raisins dried fruits he has diarrhea and is vomiting wanting to drink
A lot of water
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. B. replied 1 year ago.

Hello & welcome, I am Dr. B, a licensed veterinarian and I would like to help you today.

I have to say that I am quite worried about Titan. While his GI upset signs are concern, to hear that he has had access to raisins and is now drinking a lot of water is a real worry. This is because raisins are toxic for dogs and even one can cause severe kidney damage.

Therefore, with those signs, we really need him to his local vet urgently. They can check a urine or blood test to assess if he already has kidney damage. If not severe, they may be able to start IV fluids to flush this toxin out and limit the harm the raisins can do. At the same time, they can treat him with anti-nausea medication to soothe his stomach as well.

Overall, this is a very serious situation considering what Titan has eaten and this increased thirst. So, while we could give an antacid (ie Pepcid, Zantac) to soothe his stomach and try a light diet (ie rice with boiled chicken, boiled white fish, cottage cheese, etc) to soothe his stomach; we really need to be proactive, address the potential harm these raisins will be doing to his kidneys and try to prevent severe damage form occurring.

In this situation, it would be prudent to get your wee one to the emergency vet. To find your local ER veterinary clinic, you can check @ or

Please take care,

Dr. B.


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Expert:  Dr. B. replied 1 year ago.
I'm just following up on our conversation about Titan. How is everything going?