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My dog may have eaten some melatonin pills that he got into…

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My dog may have eaten some melatonin pills that he got into the bottle. what could this do to him? is there a danger?

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'm sorry to hear that. The Expert will know if your dog will be able to digest that. Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about your dog?

He is 28 pounds

Submitted: 11 months ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian replied 11 months ago
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Customer reply replied 11 months ago
thank you
Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian replied 11 months ago

Nothing. Nada. Zip. Melatonin is nontoxic to dogs even when ingested in egregious amounts. There's no need to induce emesis or treat in any manner. Please respond with further questions or concerns.

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Customer reply replied 11 months ago
ok, thank you. just to confirm there is nothing we need to do, no further action, correct?
Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian replied 11 months ago

Correct! He should remain unaffected. Please continue our conversation if you wish.

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Customer reply replied 11 months ago
thank you, ***** ***** good evening and I appreciate your help.
Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian replied 11 months ago

You're quite welcome. I can't set a follow-up in this venue so please return to our conversation - even after rating - with an update at your convenience. You can bookmark this page for ease of return.

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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian replied 10 months ago
Hi,

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

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