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My chihuahua just at 25mg of Benadryl that was meant for my 401b dog. I believe she is healthy but I have only had her for a few weeks. She is a rescue and is a year old. She ate it on a full stomach.

Veterinarian's Assistant: 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?

Amora

Veterinarian's Assistant: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Amora?

Not that I’m aware of.

Submitted: 6 months ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Peter, Veterinarian replied 6 months ago
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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Peter, Veterinarian replied 6 months ago

How much does she weigh?

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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Peter, Veterinarian replied 6 months ago

Are you there?

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
She weighs at least 5 1bs
Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Peter, Veterinarian replied 6 months ago

1- Do you have hydrogen peroxide 3%?

2- How long has it been since she ate it?

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
She ate it about 30 minutes ago on a full stomach
Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Peter, Veterinarian replied 6 months ago

Do you have hydrogen peroxide 3%?

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
I don’t think so. But I can go to the store to get it.
Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Peter, Veterinarian replied 6 months ago

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

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
Okay, thank uou
Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Peter, Veterinarian replied 6 months ago

Friend, you need to move quickly and try to get the puppy either to the nearest veterinarian so they can make her vomit. Or, pick up hydrogen peroxide 3% to try to make her vomit. This needs to be done within 1-2 hour of ingestion. The amount of benadryl she took is toxic for a 5 lbs dog. To make her vomit with peroxide this is what you do:

1- Give her 1/2 (half) teaspoon of hydrogen peroxide orally to induce vomiting.

2- Allow her to walk for a minute and move her belly to mix stomach content with peroxide. If she does not vomit within 5-10 minutes, repeat it again. Can give a total of 3 times 5-10 minutes apart.

Note: The fastest and best option is taking her to a vet immediately.

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 it is how I get compensated. See you again soon!

Dr. Peter

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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Peter, Veterinarian replied 6 months ago
Hi,

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

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