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my dog ate some poinsettia leaves... what should i do

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my dog ate some poinsettia leaves... what should i do?
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  Sally G. replied 6 years ago.
Hi and wecome to Just answer. How much did he eat and when did he eat it? How much does he weigh?
Customer: replied 6 years ago.
maybe 1-2 leaves in total. within 30 min. 10lbs
Expert:  Sally G. replied 6 years ago.

While this is not as toxic as once believed it is probably going to give him stomach upset and he may end up vomiting or getting diarrhea . Drooling is also a symptom because of the sap. Rinse out the mouth with water so the sap is out of the mouth.

here is poinsettia on the ASPCA poison site listing it as non toxic

for upset stomach you can give a pepcid ac or zantac (rantidine) and here is dosing and information