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He ate rat poison. He's a 100 lb malamute. I'm in a rural…

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He ate rat poison...

He ate rat poison. He's a 100 lb malamute. I'm in a rural area with no help tonight

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D-con bait station

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Dog Specialist: Dr. Gary, Dog Veterinarian replied 7 months ago
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Dog Specialist: Dr. Gary, Dog Veterinarian replied 7 months ago

You can induce vomiting at home by giving 3 tablespoons of hydrogen peroxide.

As you're doing that, also look for the active ingredient on the decon and I'll give you further instructions based on the type.

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