Dog Veterinary

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

Ask a Dog Veterinarian,
Get an Answer ASAP!

She ate 4 5mg melatonin tablets and she is 4 pounds. Baby.

Customer Question
She ate 4 5mg...

She ate 4 5mg melatonin tablets and she is 4 pounds

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

Baby

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

Idk we just got her from the Oregon humane society

Submitted: 7 months ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
Show More
Show Less
Ask Your Own Dog Veterinary Question
Customer reply replied 7 months ago
She’s been spayed nuetered and she has got a rabies shot
Customer reply replied 7 months ago
Posted by JustAnswer at customer's request) Hello. I would like to request the following Expert Service(s) from you: Live Phone Call.
Customer reply replied 7 months ago
Let me know if you need more information, or send me the service offer(s) so we can proceed.
Customer reply replied 7 months ago
My phone is(###) ###-####
Customer reply replied 7 months ago
Hello?
Customer reply replied 7 months ago
She just ate them they were sitting on the floor and I was gonna take them for the night
Customer reply replied 7 months ago
She is a chihuahua
Answered in 5 hours by:
12/27/2017
Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian replied 7 months ago
Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian
Category: Dog Veterinary
Satisfied Customers: 35,487
Experience: University of California at Davis graduate veterinarian with 45 years of experience
Verified

You're speaking to Dr. Michael Salkin. Welcome to JustAnswer. I'm currently typing up my reply. Please be patient. This may take a few minutes.

Ask Your Own Dog Veterinary Question
Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian replied 7 months ago

I'm sorry that your question wasn't answered in a timely manner. Thankfully, melatonin is considered nontoxic to dogs even when ingested in excess. I would be surprised if you saw any adverse effects at all as we've never found a toxic dose for dogs. May I have an update on Baby, please?

Ask Your Own Dog Veterinary Question
Was this answer helpful?

How JustAnswer works

step-image
Describe your issueThe assistant will guide you
step-image
Chat 1:1 with a dog veterinarianLicensed Experts are available 24/7
step-image
100% satisfaction guaranteeGet all the answers you need
Ask Dr. Michael Salkin Your Own Question
Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian
Category: Dog Veterinary
Satisfied Customers: 35,487
35,487 Satisfied Customers
Experience: University of California at Davis graduate veterinarian with 45 years of experience

Dr. Michael Salkin 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

16,499 satisfied customers

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

Dr Scott Nimmo

Dr Scott Nimmo

Dog Veterinarian

10,818 satisfied customers

BVMS, MRCVS. { Glasgow UK }

Dr. Gary

Dr. Gary

Dog Veterinarian

10,089 satisfied customers

DVM, Emergency Veterinarian, BS (Physiology)

Dr. Bruce

Dr. Bruce

Veterinarian

9,808 satisfied customers

15 years of experience as a small animal veterinarian

Dr. Scott

Dr. Scott

Veterinarian

9,615 satisfied customers

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

Rebecca

Rebecca

Dog Veterinarian

8,947 satisfied customers

More than 30 years of companion animal practice.

< Previous | Next >

Related Dog Veterinary Questions
Dog ate black top now vomitingall food now foam. Lexie 12
dog ate black top now vomitingall food now foam JA: I'll do all I can to help. The Expert will know if the dog will be able to digest that. What is the dog's name and age? Customer: lexie 12 weeks JA:… read more
DrSarah
DrSarah
Veterinarian
DVM
806 satisfied customers
My 7 wk 7 lb puppy ate 5mg of valium? she going to be ok.
my 7 wk 7 lb puppy ate 5mg of valium? she going to be ok … read more
Dr. Peck
Dr. Peck
Associate Veterinarian
Doctorate Veterinary Medicine
431 satisfied customers
My dog is a year and last February and she's in Falls
My dog is a year and last February and she's in Falls pregnancy she's never been around other dogs this is the second Falls pregnancy this time she's not drinking water she's not eating her regular fo… read more
Rebecca
Rebecca
Dog Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
8,947 satisfied customers
My chichi. Dog chihuahua. He is 8. He was fine when I went
He is 8. He was fine when I went out at 9 tonight, when I got back at 10:30 he was acting very strange, not at all like him self. Pacing and won't sit still. He always curls up in my lap under a blanket and goes to sleep, but he jumped down and wouldn't sit with me . He won't stop moving . … read more
Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin
Veterinarian
DVM
35,487 satisfied customers
She was fine one minute then now she laysthere and keeps
She was fine one minute then now she laysthere and keeps bobbing her head slowly kind of jerky then her head pulls up and to the right every time. Over and over . she keeps licking her lips and swallo… read more
PitRottMommy
PitRottMommy
Veterinary Nurse
Associate Degree
11,225 satisfied customers
My toy chihuahua suddenly appears to have shortness of
Hi. My toy chihuahua suddenly appears to have shortness of breath or seems to have a hard time breathing. She's sitting right next to me and can't seem to get comfortable. She lays down but keeps chan… read more
Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin
Veterinarian
DVM
35,487 satisfied customers
Thinking I need to see a lawyer. I read where you should
Thinking I need to see a lawyer. I read where you should never gift a rabies shot with another shot same day. It should be a least 3 weeks apart. Lexie is 4 pd yorkie has never had a rabies and anothe… read more
Scott Perry
Scott Perry
Veterinarian
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
3,195 satisfied customers
She has milk coming out of her breast but she's not pregnant
She has milk coming out of her breast but she's not pregnant and she's also like going I don't know gasping for air little bit and she's been milked them coming out of her breast for about a month now… read more
Jess K
Jess K
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
1,514 satisfied customers
I have a 15year old pit. Yes I was gonna see about help to
I have a 15year old pit. Yes I was gonna see about help to put her down . But twice today it massive amounts of blood and having trouble breathing please help yes she has the hip and legs problem… read more
PitRottMommy
PitRottMommy
Veterinary Nurse
Associate Degree
11,225 satisfied customers
I was brushing my teeth and the toothpaste fell on the
I was brushing my teeth and the toothpaste fell on the floor. My dog licked it off the ground. he's a huge dog, about 130lbs if that means anything. Thanks.… read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
Veterinary Degree (BVMS)
3,485 satisfied customers
Noticed just last nite the under tongue (floor of mouth)
noticed just last nite the under tongue (floor of mouth) "lower palette"? completely black on our 12 yr old female cocapoo...seemed to bother her last nite like she was trying to lick it away as if it… read more
Katie Volat
Katie Volat
Veterinarian
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
256 satisfied customers
We just got two chihuahuas today from the human society and
We just got two chihuahuas today from the human society and while seeming happy in their new home one will not eat except one type of dog treat. He pushes away the the meal with his nose. I am not sur… read more
Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin
Veterinarian
DVM
35,487 satisfied customers
I need help my female pitbull is pregnant about 63 days
Hi I need help my female pitbull is pregnant about 63 days today yesterday about 3am she started bleeding a little... Today at 4:50pm she discharged a bag with what looked like blood and since then sh… read more
Rebecca
Rebecca
Dog Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
8,947 satisfied customers
DR Z, I took my dog to the emergency room last night. She
DR Z, I took my dog to the emergency room last night. She doesn't seem to be moving well. I thought perhaps she was constipated because she isn't moving her bowels well. When we got to the emergency r… read more
Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin
Veterinarian
DVM
35,487 satisfied customers
My dog is 20 pounds, was just spayed on Tuesday (Nov 17) and
My dog is 20 pounds, was just spayed on Tuesday (Nov 17) and she accidentally at part of a 500mg acetaminophen tablet. I'm not sure if she ate the whole thing but I am worried about what to do now tha… read more
Dr. Peter
Dr. Peter
Doctors Degree
14,328 satisfied customers
My female Shih-Tzu was spayed last Wednesday and today, a
My female Shih-Tzu was spayed last Wednesday and today, a tiny bit of blood came out of her utherea should I be worried?… read more
Dr. Gabby
Dr. Gabby
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
4,408 satisfied customers
I just got a new puppy today.it is 6weeks old. Chihuahua pom
I just got a new puppy today.it is 6weeks old. Chihuahua pom and shihtzu mix. It has swollen toes on one foot with hair loss around them. And little black stuff and tiny knots on its tail. Can someone… read more
Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin
Veterinarian
DVM
35,487 satisfied customers
, my name is ***** ***** my adorable pet dog name is LaceyLacey
Hi, my name is ***** ***** my adorable pet dog name is Lacey Lacey is a Tibetan spaniel x with kavoodle, she is 20 months old. When I first got Lacey, she use to Hump my friend Helen's arm, very embar… read more
Rebecca
Rebecca
Dog Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
8,947 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