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My dog got into a mometamax container while we were out - he…

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Hi - my dog got into a mometamax container while we were out - he did not eat the container and probably got about 5g should we take him to the vet or just watch him?

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'll do all I can to help. What is the dog's name and age?

Ash - he is 4

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

He is a pug

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The ingredients in that ointment when ingested might cause transient gastrointestinal distress in the form of inappetence, vomiting and/or diarrhea but aren't considered significant toxins in dogs. There's no need to induce emesis or treat in any manner. Please respond with further questions or concerns.

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