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My dog ate approximately 1 lb of cooked chicken that was…

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My dog ate approximately...

My dog ate approximately 1 lb of cooked chicken that was marinaded in teriyaki sauce he is a 55lb Australian shepherd/bordie collie mix and is 18 months old

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Fitz

Submitted: 1 month ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
It may have been closer to 2 lbs of chicken... The only preservative in the marinade was succinic acid. He is acting fine and is understandably drinking a lot of water. Is there anything I should look out for?
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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Rachel, Dog Veterinarian replied 1 month ago
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Welcome to JustAnswer.com! My name is***** and I have been a licensed veterinarian for 10 years. I would be happy to answer your question. How long ago did Fitz eat the chicken?

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
About 2 hours ago
Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Rachel, Dog Veterinarian replied 1 month ago

Okay, the main worry would be the development of salt toxicity due to the sodium content of the marinade. I would monitor for neurologic signs such as tremors and seizures. If you see them, get him to the ER. They will want to check blood work, especially his sodium level. If his sodium level is high, they will want to lower it slowly with IV fluids.

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
I figured as much. Thank you for your assistance.
Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Rachel, Dog Veterinarian replied 1 month ago

You're welcome. I hope he doesn't develop salt toxicity. And, if I have been helpful, I would greatly appreciate your 5-star rating. Thank you and have a good night!

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I will send the rating feature now.

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