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Experience:  DVM, Emergency Veterinarian; BS (Physiology) Michigan State Univ
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10 lb Cavalier with minor mitral valve issue; MAY have

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10 lb Cavalier with minor mitral valve issue; MAY have gotten one of my husband's ambien. He cuts them in half, and put them in his pocket then realized he had a hole in pocket. We have looked everywhere with a flashlight, vacuumed. Dog is super hyper (which is rare). what should we do?
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Is your husband's dog bleeding a lot?
Customer: no bleeding at all. Just hyper.
JA: What is the dog's name and age?
Customer: Oliver, he is 5 years old.
JA: Is there anything else the veterinarian should be aware of about Oliver?
Customer: He is a very lazy dog :) I have never seen him this hyper, and would not have worried had not my husband lost the ambien.
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  Dr Scott Nimmo replied 8 months ago.

Hi,I'm Dr Scott. Welcome to JustAnswer, I am working on your question now, you can expect a written reply sometime within the next ten minutes or so.

Expert:  Dr Scott Nimmo replied 8 months ago.

But before I can start I need a little more information to make things clearer for me, so could you please answer the following :

1. How long ago did this happen { Minutes or hours ago } ?
2. What strength was this drug { In mg } meaning precisely how many mg is your dog likely to have swallowed?

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
maybe a half hour ago. 10 mg ambien, cut in half, so 2 halves available (still not sure if he got them)