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Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian
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Experience:  University of California at Davis graduate veterinarian with 45 years of experience
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40 lb dog ate 3 -4 red grapes JA: IÂ'm sorry to hear that.

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40 lb dog ate 3 -4 red grapes
JA: IÂ’m sorry to hear that. The Veterinarian will know if the dog will be able to digest that. What is the dog's name and age?
Customer: 5 yrs boykin spaniel "daisy"
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Boykin?
Customer: no
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 1 year ago.
Please don't give it a second thought. Dogs need to ingest ~0.55 grapes per pound of body weight (~ 22 grapes for Daisy) before grape toxicity is possible. This is an idiosyncratic (peculiar) poisoning; in other words, most dogs can eat grapes to their heart's content without harm. Please respond with further questions or concerns if you wish.
Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 1 year ago.
I'm just following up on our conversation about your pet. How is everything going?
Dr. Michael Salkin
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
all is well - daisy never had any reaction at all - thanks for your quick response.George
Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 1 year ago.
You're welcome, George. Thank you for taking the time to let me know.