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She ate malt extract, Shatzy age 12, Shatzy, Hx of

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She ate malt extract ...

She ate malt extract

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'm sorry to hear that. The Expert will know if the dog will be able to digest that. What is the dog's name and age?

Shatzy age 12

Veterinarian's Assistant: What is the dog's name?

Shatzy

Veterinarian's Assistant: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Shatzy?

Hx of pancreatitis

Submitted: 4 months ago.Category: Dog
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Dog Specialist: Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian replied 4 months ago
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Dog Specialist: Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian replied 4 months ago

Please don't be alarmed. Malt (sprouted grain) isn't toxic to dogs and doesn't predispose to pancreatitis as it's not considered a high-fat food. As with ingesting anything unusual transient gastrointestinal distress in the form of inappetence, vomiting and/or diarrhea can arise but Shatzy wasn't intoxicated. There's no need to induce emesis or treat in any manner. Please respond with further questions or concerns.

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Good. It was from my beer kit but no hops was ingested
Dog Specialist: Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian replied 4 months ago

Hops would also be well-tolerated! Please continue our conversation if you wish.

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Then why does everything say that the hops is toxic to dogs. Even the packaging
Dog Specialist: Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian replied 4 months ago

You're correct. I misspoke. The hops plant contains an unknown toxin that can cause panting, hyperthermia, seizures, and death. I don't have information concerning the flowers of the plant (the hops) as to the concentration of that toxin, however. Mea culpa.

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Dog Specialist: Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian replied 4 months ago

I found this: "Hops plugs (which typically are dried) tend to be more toxic than hops pellets."

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Dog Specialist: Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian replied 4 months ago
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