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My maltese/shizshu just ate 4000 u capsule of vit D3. weight…

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My maltese/shizshu just ate 4000 u capsule of vit D3. weight is 22 lbs. is there anything I need to do?

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

Sparky.

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

No medical problems.

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Don't give it a second thought. Vitamin D3 becomes toxic (kidney damage) at a dose of 1,800 IU per pound of body weight - 39,600 IU for Sparky. There's no need to induce emesis or treat in any manner. Sparky will remain safe. Please respond with further questions or concerns.

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