Dog Veterinary

Ask a dog vet and get answers to your dog health questions

Ask a Dog Veterinarian,
Get an Answer ASAP!

He ate a piece of pork the other day that had onion powder…

Customer Question
He ate a piece...

He ate a piece of pork the other day that had onion powder and garlic powder on it. Now he was throwing up a little for 24 hours and continues to have diarrhea into the third day. keepin him hydrated and fed him 2 small amounts of chicken with rice, but so far no positive response

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'm sorry to hear that. The Expert will know if the dog will be able to digest that. What is the dog's name?

Christmas

Veterinarian's Assistant: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Christmas?

That's it

Submitted: 7 months ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
Show More
Show Less
Ask Your Own Dog Veterinary Question
Answered in 3 hours by:
10/1/2017
Dog Veterinarian: Dr. B., Veterinarian replied 7 months ago
Dr. B.
Dr. B., Veterinarian
Category: Dog Veterinary
Satisfied Customers: 22,829
Experience: Hello, I am a small animal veterinarian and am happy to discuss any concerns & questions you have on any species.
Verified

Hello & welcome, I am Dr. B, a licensed veterinarian and I would like to help you today.

Now a small dose of either usually only causes GI upset as you have reported here. Therefore, we'd want to keep up on the light diet but if he is struggling we can also add in some supportive care. To start, if he hasn’t just vomited (otherwise we’d want to rest the stomach for a few hours), you can try him with an OTC pet safe antacid [ie Pepcid (More Info/Dose @http://www.petplace.com/article/drug-library/library/over-the-counter/famotidine-pepcid), Zantac (More Info/Dose @ http://www.petplace.com/article/drug-library/library/over-the-counter/ranitidine-hcl-zantac)]. Whichever you choose, give it 20 minutes before food to allow absorption. Of course, do double check with your vet if he has a known health issues or is on any medications you haven't mentioned. Also if you give this and he cannot keep it down that is usually a red flag for us to bypass his mouth with injectable anti-vomiting medication from his vet.

You can also add canned pumpkin +/- OTC canine probiotics (ie Benebac) to his meals to firm the stools. Or if he is very loose then OTC Kaolin/Kaopectate (More Info/Dose @ http://www.petplace.com/article/drug-library/library/over-the-counter/kaolin-and-pectin-kapectolin-k-p)) can also be used. Or Propectalin, Canikur, Fast Balance, and Protexin Pro-Fiber (which are OTC at vets, pet stores, and even Amazon) would be another option. All will slow diarrhea and those last ones have the added bonus of probiotics already added in. So, these can be used as a short-term means of soothing his upset GI.

Overall, it sounds like we need to step up supportive care. So, do add the above in just now. Though if he isn't settled within 12-24 hours; then we'd want to get his vet involved. They can assess him for any other issues and start fluids, injectable anti-vomiting medication +/- antibiotics as needed to get him settled and back to feeling like himself.

Kind regards,

Dr. B.

******************************************************************************

I aim to provide best care for you just as I do for my own clients & their pets. If you have any other questions, please ask – I’m happy to help but please rate me with the **STARS** (or leave a written rating of 1-5; 5 being great) as this is the only way I am credited for my work by the site & this allows me to continue to help here. This is included in your question fee. Once you rate, your question will not close & you can still ask follow-up questions. Thank you. : )**

Ask Your Own Dog Veterinary Question
Was this answer helpful?
Ask Dr. B. Your Own Question
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
Dr. B., Veterinarian
Category: Dog Veterinary
Satisfied Customers: 22,829
22,829 Satisfied Customers
Experience: Hello, I am a small animal veterinarian and am happy to discuss any concerns & questions you have on any species.

Dr. B. is online now

A new question is answered every 9 seconds

How JustAnswer works:

  • Ask an ExpertExperts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional AnswerVia email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction GuaranteeRate the answer you receive.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

It was so professional, so personally concerned (as we were) and you answered all of our questions. George and I are so happy that I found "JustAnswer" on my Google search -- you are now in my "Favorites" list! And, yes we do love our kitty - she makes our life complete!

Bev & GeorgeBoca Raton, FL

Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help.

Mary C.Freshfield, Liverpool, UK

This expert is wonderful. They truly know what they are talking about, and they actually care about you. They really helped put my nerves at ease. Thank you so much!!!!

AlexLos Angeles, CA

Thank you for all your help. It is nice to know that this service is here for people like myself, who need answers fast and are not sure who to consult.

GPHesperia, CA

I couldn't be more satisfied! This is the site I will always come to when I need a second opinion.

JustinKernersville, NC

Just let me say that this encounter has been entirely professional and most helpful. I liked that I could ask additional questions and get answered in a very short turn around.

EstherWoodstock, NY

Thank you so much for taking your time and knowledge to support my concerns. Not only did you answer my questions, you even took it a step further with replying with more pertinent information I needed to know.

RobinElkton, Maryland

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Dr. Debbie

Dr. Debbie

Dog Veterinarian

904 satisfied customers

Companion animal veterinarian practicing for over 10 years.

Dr. Andy

Dr. Andy

Medical Director

16,147 satisfied customers

UC Davis graduate, emphasis in dermatology, internal medicine, pain management

Dr Scott Nimmo

Dr Scott Nimmo

Dog Veterinarian

10,315 satisfied customers

BVMS, MRCVS. { Glasgow UK }

Dr. Gary

Dr. Gary

Dog Veterinarian

10,063 satisfied customers

DVM, Emergency Veterinarian, BS (Physiology)

Dr. Scott

Dr. Scott

Veterinarian

9,615 satisfied customers

15 years of small animal, equine and pocket pet medicine and surgery.

Dr. Bruce

Dr. Bruce

Veterinarian

9,533 satisfied customers

15 years of experience as a small animal veterinarian

Rebecca

Rebecca

Dog Veterinarian

8,299 satisfied customers

More than 30 years of companion animal practice.

< Previous | Next >

Related Dog Veterinary Questions
Can I give my dog Zofran for vomiting?
I have ZOFRAN 4mg dissolving tablets. My 75lb Weimaraner has been throwing up the contents of her stomach the past hour----can I give her the zofran 4mg?… read more
Dr Scott Nimmo
Dr Scott Nimmo
Dog Veterinarian
10,315 satisfied customers
My dog has not eaten in 4 days
My dog has not eaten in 3 days, I can get a little water in her, she is black lab mix, and the only way I can get something in her is by squirting it, and I have only been able to get 30cc's of plain … read more
Dr. Gabby
Dr. Gabby
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
4,408 satisfied customers
puppy: who suddenly developed vomiting and diarrhea yesterday
I have a 5 months old puppy who suddenly developed vomiting and diarrhea yesterday. I don't know what to do… read more
Dr. Lajos
Dr. Lajos
Veterinary Pathologist
Doctoral Degree
857 satisfied customers
My DOG ate a pound of raw chicken. The operator referred me
my DOG ate a pound of raw chicken. The operator referred me to this site. I do not have a bird.… read more
Dr. Gabby
Dr. Gabby
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
4,408 satisfied customers
I fed her chicken that was boiled with a bit of garlic
i fed her chicken that was boiled with a bit of garlic powder. I just got her I didn't know garlic was toxic … read more
Dr Scott Nimmo
Dr Scott Nimmo
Dog Veterinarian
10,315 satisfied customers
11yo greyhound is constipated. Eating chicken and rice.
11yo greyhound is constipated. Eating chicken and rice. Urinating ok. Hx arthritis, which is flaring up now. Meds: gabapentin tylenol, glucosamine condroitin. Tried an nsaid but she vomited. What can … read more
Dr. Rachel
Dr. Rachel
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
933 satisfied customers
Upset stomach. He has an upset stomach and just threw up.
Hopefully it didn't make a mess. Did the dog eat anything unusual?Customer: not that we could see ..might have eaten something in yard there was a little green glob along with just kibble… read more
DocPaul
DocPaul
Doctoral Degree
711 satisfied customers
There is a bulge on the bottom of our puppy's stomach it
There is a bulge on the bottom of our puppy's stomach it looks like it's right where she had the surgery for getting fixed we want to know what it could be … read more
DocPaul
DocPaul
Doctoral Degree
711 satisfied customers
Upset stomach. He has an upset stomach and just threw up.
not that we could see ..might have eaten something in yard there was a little green glob along with just kibble … read more
Dr. Rachel
Dr. Rachel
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
933 satisfied customers
This morning he ate chicken bones. It was during the night
This morning he ate chicken bones. It was during the night and I woke up to him eating it … read more
Dr. Altman
Dr. Altman
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
9 satisfied customers
Well my dog ate chicken with her supplements and medicine
Well my dog ate chicken with her supplements and medicine and later I gave it to her and now she will not eat it … read more
DocPaul
DocPaul
Doctoral Degree
711 satisfied customers
Super loud stomach/intestinal gurgling. Super loud stomach
not really, he's a picky eater...we tried some new treats from barkbox he had a few extra yesterday… read more
Dr. Bruce
Dr. Bruce
Veterinarian
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
9,533 satisfied customers
Is orange chicken poison dog. Orange chicken from panda
is orange chicken poison dog JA: I'll do all I can to help. Did you see what the dog ate? Customer: yes orange chicken from panda express JA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinaria… read more
Dr. Altman
Dr. Altman
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
9 satisfied customers
I accidentally gave my dog to Keppra pills 500 mg tablet
I accidentally gave my dog to Keppra pills 500 mg tablet… read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
Veterinarian
22,829 satisfied customers
My dog ate part of a tennis ball and is throwing up. There
My dog ate part of a tennis ball and is throwing up. There was less rubber the second time he threw up than the first.… read more
Dr. Matt
Dr. Matt
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
3,555 satisfied customers
My dog just swallowed a quarter - what should I do
My dog just swallowed a quarter - what should I do?… read more
Dr. Peter
Dr. Peter
Doctors Degree
14,326 satisfied customers
my dog ate advil cold and sinus. what should i do
my dog ate advil cold and sinus. what should i do?… read more
Dr. Peter
Dr. Peter
Doctors Degree
14,326 satisfied customers
My dog just drank some water that I had bleach diluted in.
My dog just drank some water that I had bleach diluted in. I don't know how much she ingested, but it couldn't have been too much as I was out of the room for only about 45 seconds. I was able to make… read more
Dr. Jamie
Dr. Jamie
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
721 satisfied customers
Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x