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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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Very worried she ate a lawn mushroom, maybe part of a big

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very worried she ate a lawn mushroom, maybe part of a big woody type one.
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. The veterinarian will know if the dog will be able to digest that. Is there anything else important you think the veterinarian should know about the dog?
Customer: should i give her hydrogen peroxide now to induce vomiting?
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  Kelly Hill replied 9 months ago.

Hi this is Dr. Hill. If she ingested the mushroom within the last hour and is not showing any neurologic behavior then it is okay to induce vomiting with hydrogen peroxide. How much does she weigh?

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
20 pounds
Expert:  Kelly Hill replied 9 months ago.

So she is a peanut. I would only give 1-2 teaspoons of hydrogen peroxide initially and then run her around to shake up her belly.

Expert:  Kelly Hill replied 9 months ago.

Let me know when she throws up please.

Expert:  Kelly Hill replied 8 months ago.

I am going to opt out of this question. Take care.

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
Dog is fine . Thanks