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He was chewing on a block of to cat mouse poison with bromethalin about half hour ago...i don't think he ate any because block still looks pretty whole but not sure..gsve peroxide 20 minutes ago but he has not vomited yet

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'll do all I can to help. Did you see what the dog ate?

Can I send picture of block?

Submitted: 4 months ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian replied 4 months ago
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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian replied 4 months ago

I'm sorry that your question wasn't answered in a timely manner. if you saw muscle tremors, hyperexcitation, or seizures within hours after exposure, your dog is likely in trouble. However, a more insidious sign, hind limb paresis (weakness) can arise in up to 5 days or more later. A one ounce block of bromethalin contains 2.84 mg of bromethalin and any major ingestion approaching 0.23 mg per pound of body weight should trigger decontamination with charcoal. It doesn't sound as if he were intoxicated but I can be more accurate for you if you tell me how much he weighs, please.

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