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Dr. Gary, Dog Veterinarian
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Experience:  DVM, Emergency Veterinarian; BS (Physiology) Michigan State Univ
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I just gave him one 200 mg ibuprofen, now I find out it can

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I just gave him one 200 mg ibuprofen, now I find out it can be toxic to him. Should I get him to a vet?
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Did you see what the dog ate?
Customer: He has been limping around today, check his paw to make sure nothing was in it, and my daughter said his left hip are feels like it is on fire its so hot, so when we got home, I gave him one 200 mg ibuprofen wrapped in some cheese.
JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about the dog?
Customer: no other health issues we know of
Submitted: 12 months ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 12 months ago.

Hello, JACustomer. I have been a Veterinary Nurse for over 15 years and would be happy to help you today. I'm reviewing your question right now.

Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 12 months ago.

1) How long ago was the ibuprofen given?
2) How much does he weigh?