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She ate some honey baked ham. Luly, 16 months. She's a 10…

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She ate some honey...

She ate some honey baked ham

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 and age?

Luly, 16 months

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

She's a 10 pound Malshi...ate one slice

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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian replied 1 month ago
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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian replied 1 month ago

Thankfully, there's nothing toxic in that honey baked ham. Luly had a nice snack. As with ingesting anything unusual transient gastrointestinal distress in the form of inappetence, vomiting and/or diarrhea can arise but she wasn't intoxicated and so there's no need to induce emesis or treat in any manner. Please respond with further questions or concerns.

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
Okay, thanks! It was probably a 6 inch by 3 inch piece of ham, mostly because she's little. I was just worried about pancreatitis. Should she be okay one it passes thru her system. A little Pepto okay?
Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian replied 1 month ago

You're quite welcome. The fat content in that ham doesn't constitute a risk for pancreatitis. Yes, I would be surprised if you saw any adverse effects from her inappropriate ingestion. Pepto Bismol can be dosed at in the wide range of 0.1 - 1 mL per pound of body weight at 6-8 hour intervals. Please continue our conversation if you wish.

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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian replied 1 month ago
Hi,

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

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