Dog Veterinary

Ask a dog vet and get answers to your dog health questions

Ask a Dog Veterinarian,
Get an Answer ASAP!

My golden retriever puppy- 8 months old- just ate a bottle…

Customer Question
My golden retriever puppy-...

My golden retriever puppy- 8 months old- just ate a bottle of famotidine- I'm guessing it was at least 10-15 pills- 20mg piulls

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

Teddy

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

No- I can try to make him vomit- it just happened 5-10 minutes ago

Submitted: 28 days ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
Show More
Show Less
Ask Your Own Dog Veterinary Question
Answered in 3 minutes by:
5/29/2018
Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Peter, Veterinarian replied 28 days ago
Dr. Peter
Dr. Peter, Veterinarian
Category: Dog Veterinary
Satisfied Customers: 33,281
Experience: 16 years of internal medicine, surgery, and preventive care.
Verified

Hi, I'm Dr. Peter. Welcome to JustAnswer. I'm reviewing your question now and will post back with your reply ASAP.

Ask Your Own Dog Veterinary Question
Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Peter, Veterinarian replied 28 days ago

How much does Teddy weigh?

Ask Your Own Dog Veterinary Question
Customer reply replied 28 days ago
about 50 lbs
Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Peter, Veterinarian replied 28 days ago

1- Is showing any symptoms like vomiting?

Ask Your Own Dog Veterinary Question
Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Peter, Veterinarian replied 28 days ago

Friend, the amount of Famotidine he ate is not going to be life-threatening or systemically toxic. He could vomit otherwise he will be fine. I would keep an eye on him; if he vomits this is what you can do:

1- Do not give things like Pepto Bismol or Imodium.

2- No food or water for 8-12 hours. Need to give his gastrointestinal tract time to rest.

3- After 8-12 hours offer a small amount of water. Wait half hour, if no vomiting, offer a small amount of rice (50%) and boiled boneless chicken or ground beef (50%) 4-6 times a day. Keep on this diet for several days then wean into regular diet.

4- If he continues to vomit after doing the above he will need to be seen by your family veterinarian for a hands on examination.

My goal is to provide you with excellent service - I hope I've provided the information you were seeking, if you feel you have received anything less, please reply back as I am happy to address follow-up questions. Kindly rate me when you are done.

Dr. Peter

Ask Your Own Dog Veterinary Question
Was this answer helpful?

How JustAnswer works

step-image
Describe your issueThe assistant will guide you
step-image
Chat 1:1 with a dog veterinarianLicensed Experts are available 24/7
step-image
100% satisfaction guaranteeGet all the answers you need
Ask Dr. Peter Your Own Question
Dr. Peter
Dr. Peter
Dr. Peter, Veterinarian
Category: Dog Veterinary
Satisfied Customers: 33,281
33,281 Satisfied Customers
Experience: 16 years of internal medicine, surgery, and preventive care.

Dr. Peter is online now

A new question is answered every 9 seconds

How JustAnswer works:

  • Ask an ExpertExperts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional AnswerVia email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction GuaranteeRate the answer you receive.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

It was so professional, so personally concerned (as we were) and you answered all of our questions. George and I are so happy that I found "JustAnswer" on my Google search -- you are now in my "Favorites" list! And, yes we do love our kitty - she makes our life complete!

Bev & GeorgeBoca Raton, FL

Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help.

Mary C.Freshfield, Liverpool, UK

This expert is wonderful. They truly know what they are talking about, and they actually care about you. They really helped put my nerves at ease. Thank you so much!!!!

AlexLos Angeles, CA

Thank you for all your help. It is nice to know that this service is here for people like myself, who need answers fast and are not sure who to consult.

GPHesperia, CA

I couldn't be more satisfied! This is the site I will always come to when I need a second opinion.

JustinKernersville, NC

Just let me say that this encounter has been entirely professional and most helpful. I liked that I could ask additional questions and get answered in a very short turn around.

EstherWoodstock, NY

Thank you so much for taking your time and knowledge to support my concerns. Not only did you answer my questions, you even took it a step further with replying with more pertinent information I needed to know.

RobinElkton, Maryland

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Dr. Debbie

Dr. Debbie

Dog Veterinarian

904 satisfied customers

Companion animal veterinarian practicing for over 10 years.

Dr. Andy

Dr. Andy

Medical Director

16,416 satisfied customers

UC Davis graduate, emphasis in dermatology, internal medicine, pain management

Dr Scott Nimmo

Dr Scott Nimmo

Dog Veterinarian

10,633 satisfied customers

BVMS, MRCVS. { Glasgow UK }

Dr. Gary

Dr. Gary

Dog Veterinarian

10,086 satisfied customers

DVM, Emergency Veterinarian, BS (Physiology)

Dr. Bruce

Dr. Bruce

Veterinarian

9,682 satisfied customers

15 years of experience as a small animal veterinarian

Dr. Scott

Dr. Scott

Veterinarian

9,615 satisfied customers

15 years of small animal, equine and pocket pet medicine and surgery.

Rebecca

Rebecca

Dog Veterinarian

8,719 satisfied customers

More than 30 years of companion animal practice.

< Previous | Next >

Related Dog Veterinary Questions
My sons golden retriever has been vomiting and not eating
My sons golden retriever has been vomiting and not eating since Thurs night. She is pooping just fine and seems to have lots of energy not lethargic. … read more
DocPaul
DocPaul
Doctoral Degree
715 satisfied customers
My 7 year old golden retriever has been vomiting for 24
My 7 year old golden retriever has been vomiting for 24 hours and is not eating, he is drinking and is more lethargic than usual, he has diahrrea and is waking me every 1-2 hours to go outside. His la… read more
DrSarah
DrSarah
Veterinarian
DVM
542 satisfied customers
My 2 year old golden retriever got ahold of a plant that
My 2 year old golden retriever got ahold of a plant that says it's poisonous to cats, dogs... not sure if he invested any or just made a mess. The plant is a kalanchoe. My vet said to contact poison c… read more
Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin
Veterinarian
DVM
3 satisfied customers
My golden retriever is not eating and is having weakness in
My golden retriever is not eating and is having weakness in her back legs. When I took her out last she collapsed and the I had to carry her up the steps. Lymph nodes around her neck are swollen. I'm … read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
Veterinary Degree (BVMS)
3,479 satisfied customers
Swallowed a penny. Golden retriever. Joey, 2 years old, 75
Second opinion] Swallowed a penny JA: I'll do all I can to help. What sort of animal are we talking about? Customer: golden retriever JA: The Expert will know if the Golden Retriever will be able to d… read more
Dr. Andy
Dr. Andy
Medical Director
Doctoral Degree
16,416 satisfied customers
11 YEAROLD GOLDEN RETRIEVER JUST STARTED TO SCRATCH AND
11 YEAROLD GOLDEN RETRIEVER JUST STARTED TO SCRATCH AND SHED. I AM ALSO SEEING HIS RFEAR LEGS SHAKE … read more
Richard Rawling
Richard Rawling
Veterinary Surgeon
BVMS
801 satisfied customers
My 12wk golden retriever ate 1 pill generic aderall
My 12wk golden retriever ate 1 pill generic aderall (aphetamine salts 10mg). I am vet inducing vomiting. Vet said i should call aspca poison control to get syptoms etc … read more
DrSarah
DrSarah
Veterinarian
DVM
542 satisfied customers
One of my Golden Retrievers eyes looks swollen, and the
One of my Golden Retrievers eyes looks swollen, and the pupil is constricted and dormant react to light. No head trauma (that Im aware of...i keep a close eye on him. Head is not tilted. He currently … read more
Dr. Rachel
Dr. Rachel
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
969 satisfied customers
Second opinion] My 64lb golden retriever ate a homemade
Second opinion] My 64lb golden retriever ate a homemade muffin with xylitol in it. there is a 1/2 cup in total in the 18 muffins. so far she is ok but i know its very bad for dogs… read more
Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin
Veterinarian
DVM
3 satisfied customers
My 4 month old golden retriever keeps eating the hibiscus
Hi My 4 month old golden retriever keeps eating the hibiscus flowers in our yard. She doesn't seem to be affected by it. Should I be concerned and how to I stop her? … read more
Dr. Leah Hill
Dr. Leah Hill
Veterinarian
Doctor of Veterinary medicine
766 satisfied customers
We have just adopted a two month old golden retriever, and
Hi - We have just adopted a two month old golden retriever, and brought him home yesterday - his belly is really warn and he … read more
Dr. Leah Hill
Dr. Leah Hill
Veterinarian
Doctor of Veterinary medicine
766 satisfied customers
My Golden Retriever has developed in the last couple of
My Golden Retriever has developed in the last couple of weeks saffron yellow stools that are soft and mucousy to runny. I have taken him to the vet, but the fecal test came back clear. I put him on a … read more
Scott Perry
Scott Perry
Veterinarian
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
2,737 satisfied customers
If my golden retriever who is nine years old and was in
If my golden retriever who is nine years old and was in great health all of a sudden won't eat won't get up can hardly walk has a number of hotspots is there any disease in the north west, Washington … read more
Rebecca
Rebecca
Dog Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
8,719 satisfied customers
5 year old golden retriever swallowed 4-5 Tylenol on Sunday.
5 year old golden retriever swallowed 4-5 Tylenol on Sunday. We induced vomiting right away. … read more
Dr. Peter
Dr. Peter
Veterinarian
33,281 satisfied customers
My golden retriever ate 3 chicken legs (while with meat) 3
My golden retriever ate 3 chicken legs (while with meat) 3 day's ago. She puked up 1- 1.5 of the bones the day after she ingested them, and one other time after eating grass. Since then, she's been he… read more
Dr. Andy
Dr. Andy
Medical Director
Doctoral Degree
16,416 satisfied customers
She is a golden retriever & she started coughing & gagging,
She is a golden retriever & she started coughing & gagging, can't bark. … read more
DocPaul
DocPaul
Doctoral Degree
715 satisfied customers
Lactulose metronidazole famotidine and the amoxicillin
Lactulose metronidazole famotidine and the amoxicillin prescribed to my dog for liver shunt. Do any of these meds cause pain to the dog? She's being really “moody”… read more
Dr. Altman
Dr. Altman
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
9 satisfied customers
Swollen back ankles and light vomiting in golden retriever.
Swollen back ankles and light vomiting in golden retriever. Fearful of heart failure. Vet closed till Monday. Just started last night. … read more
Dr. Schmidt
Dr. Schmidt
Associate Veterinarian
DVM
939 satisfied customers
Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x