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Experience:  DVM, Emergency Veterinarian, BS (Physiology)
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Nothing right now. She ate my husband's oatmeal which had s

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Nothing right now. She ate my husband's oatmeal which had his potassium pill crushed in it. Is this going to have a negative effect on her?
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. The Veterinarian will know if your husband's dog will be able to digest that. What is the dog's name and age?
Customer: Angel, about 6
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Angel?
Customer: 72 lb Bassett
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Gary replied 1 year ago.


This should be fine. Potassium supplements are pretty low, and they work over a period of time as they build up in the body. They don't really have an acute effect after one dose. As long as her kidneys are working, she'll be able to process that.

Let me know if you have any other questions.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
That's great. Thank you so much.
Expert:  Dr. Gary replied 1 year ago.

You're welcome.