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Experience:  University of California at Davis graduate veterinarian with 45 years of experience
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My roommates dog broke into a bottle of her thermogenic fat

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My roommates dog broke into a bottle of her thermogenic fat burners, probably around an hour ago
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. The Veterinarian will know what to do. What is the dog's name and age?
Customer: Lucy, and 10 months
JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Lucy,?
Customer: She's about 40lbs and a golden retriever mix
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 1 year ago.

My primary concern is the caffeine usually found in those burners. Caffeine will cause agitation at 9 mg/lb but the mean lethal dose is 65 mg/lb. Do you have a feeling for how many of these pills were ingested? Does the label tell you the caffeine content in each pill?

Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 1 year ago.

I'm just following up on our conversation about your pet. How is everything going?

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