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Hello again Randy,I have worked out an answer for you below.1. Please don't worry about this too much, one cigarette butt is way below any toxic dose for your weight of dog, the chances are Rusty will be just fine.2. The reason I say this is that the formula I personally use in these circumstances is that the toxic level of nicotine in dogs is 5 milligrams of nicotine per pound of body weight, and one whole cigarette contains 15 to 25 milligrams of nicotine depending on the brand that was swallowed. So you can see that Rusty is not in any danger from just one small fragment of cigarette.3. There are no special measures you need take under the circumstances. But in any case I should be available online for you the next four or five hours today so please do not hesitate to get straight back to me in the very unlikely event that Rusty's condition changes in any way or if you would like to talk things over with me further.Regards,Dr ScottPlease be kind enough to rate my service to you after we have concluded our dialogue. Such feedback helps me maintain the quality of my answers.
Hello again Randy,I am just checking back in to see how Rusty is getting on after our recent dialogue concerning the cigarette butt incident ...Please get back to me and let me know how things are going.Regards,Dr ScottPlease be kind enough to rate my service to you after we have concluded our dialogue. Such feedback helps me maintain the quality of my answers.