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My dog ate about 15 dental chews & is throwing up, kolbie

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Hi there! My dog ate about 15 dental chews & is throwing up
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. The Expert will know if your dog will be able to digest that. What is the dog's name and age?
Customer: kolbie 4.5 yrs old - @ 55 lbs
JA: What is the dog's name?
Customer: Kolbie
JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Kolbie?
Customer: Nope

Hi, I'm Dr. Peter. Welcome to JustAnswer. I'm reviewing your question now and will post back with your reply ASAP.

1- Is he lethargic or restless?

2- Any abdominal swelling?

3- Any other symptoms?

4- How many hours since the last time he vomited?

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Laying down - but this is her bed time.
Throwing up still
Don't notice abdominal swelling
Just threw up again - about 4-5x so far withibg the last hour or so. Not sure if she's thrown up more outside.

Please give me 5-10 minutes to type your answer. Thank you.

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Thank u very much!

Friend, dental chews are not toxic, but, consuming too many can cause vomiting, diarrhea, pancreatitis, etc. as you can see. This is what you can do:

1- Do not give things like Pepto Bismol or Imodium. Start her on Pepcid AC (famotidine) 10mg tablet every 12 hours for the next 2-3 days. You can buy Pepcid AC over the counter in any pharmacy.

2- No food or water for 8-10 hours. Need to give her gastrointestinal tract time to rest.

3- After 8-10 hours offer a small amount of water. Wait half hour, if no vomiting, offer a small amount of rice (50%) and boiled boneless chicken or ground beef (50%) 4-6 times a day. Keep on this diet for several days then wean into regular diet.

4- If she continues to vomit after doing the above she will need to be seen by your family veterinarian for a hands on examination. Symptoms that would require an ER vet visit are restlessness, abdominal pain, abdominal swelling, pale gums, etc.

My goal is to provide you with excellent service. If you have any follow-up questions don't hesitate to ask. If finished, please take a moment to rate my service. See you again soon!

Dr. Peter

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Thank u!
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Very appreciative of ur thorough response. Bless u

You're welcome. :)

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