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My 5lb chihuahua chewing on a tomcat mouse poison cube he isn't acting sick what should I do?
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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian replied 11 months ago

Lynette, those 1 ounce cubes contain 2.84 mg/ounce of bromethalin - a neurotoxin. Can you estimate how much of the cube is missing? Any ingestion approaching 0.23 mg per pound of body weight should trigger decontamination and tubing of activated charcoal into her.

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