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15 year old female 13 ib dachsund ate 5,000 iu vitamin D…

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15 year old female...

15 year old female 13 ib dachsund ate 5,000 iu vitamin D supplement

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'll do all I can to help. The Expert will know if the dachshund will be able to digest that. What is the dachshund's name?

Bonnie

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

Bonnie takes 2.5 ng of prednisone daily for a spinal cord injury. I gave her a teaspoon of 3% hydrogne peroxide, but she did not vomit. It may be because she also takes pepcid with the prednisone, so it might have countered the effect of the hydrogen peroxide. She is acting gine gine=fine

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Dog Veterinarian: Dr Scott Nimmo, Dog Veterinarian replied 2 months ago
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Dog Veterinarian: Dr Scott Nimmo, Dog Veterinarian replied 2 months ago

Hello again,

I have worked out an answer for you below.

1. Good news, there are no special measures you need take in this sort of situation, Bonnie should be just fine. You see basically we will start to be concerned when a dog takes more than 4,000 iu of Vitamin D per kg of bodyweight { = 1,811 iu per pound of bodyweight }. So for a 13 kg dog like Bonnie the toxic level would be 23,543 iu.

But in any case, I should be available online for you for the next four or five hours today so please do not hesitate to get straight back to me if you would like to talk things over with me further.

Regards,

Dr Scott
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Dog Veterinarian: Dr Scott Nimmo, Dog Veterinarian replied 2 months ago

Hello again,

I am just checking back in to see how Bonnie is getting on after our recent dialogue concerning the vitamin D issue ...

Please get back to me and let me know how things are going.

Regards,

Dr Scott
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