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Hi. I’m Dr. Denise, a licensed veterinarian. I’m happy to help with your concerns regarding Dexter.
A few questions:
1. How much does he weigh?
2. What dosage and version of Midol did he ingest? (You can list the active ingredients and strength or send a photo of the label)
3. How long ago did he eat it?
How long ago did he eat it?
So to clarify, he ate at half of a tablet. So 250mg Acetaminophen.
I would recommend that you induce him to vomit with hydrogen peroxide. Give a tablespoon of hydrogen peroxide by mouth. If he doesn't vomit within 10mins, you can give another tablespoon of peroxide.
Because he is such a small dog, he received a rather high dose of Acetaminophen, which is toxic to dogs and can be damaging to the liver.
How long ago did he eat it? (For reference, your first post is time stamped 30mins ago)
So he ate it immediately before you posted your question?
Ok, do you have hydrogen peroxide? He needs a dose now to induce him to vomit the medication before any more of it is absorbed into his system.
Is that what he vomited up? It looks like 2 pills (one of them broken)
Gotcha. So, is there ANY chance he could have ingested any other pills?
If he ingested any of the medication, he will act normal for a day for few but it will be quietly causing damage to his liver. If you are ABSOLUTELY certain that he didn't get any other pills, it looks like you both escaped an evening at the emergency vet.
Well, I'm very glad that you caught him before he actually got to swallow them.
I hope you both have a peaceful evening now.
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Ok. It is an old wives tail that dogs need to have cold wet noses. I'm not concerned if its dry.
Does the rest of his body feel warm? like his ears?
Ok, then I wouldn't be too concerned.
Hi again, checking in on Dexter. How is he doing this morning?