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Dog ate about 15 greenies and about 20 multi vitamins while we r out a few hours. He is a german shep 75lbs.

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'll do all I can to help. The Expert will know if the dog will be able to digest that. What is the dog's name and age?

3 year s german sbephers ate 10 greenies an about 15 multi vitamin treats.

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

Zeus

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

He also has epi

Submitted: 3 months ago.Category: Dog
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Dog Specialist: Dr. Gary, Dog Veterinarian replied 3 months ago
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Dog Specialist: Dr. Gary, Dog Veterinarian replied 3 months ago

The good news here is that greenies are digestible and vitamins are well tolerated in dogs- even in large numbers.

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Dog Specialist: Dr. Gary, Dog Veterinarian replied 3 months ago

You're likely to see some GI upset (vomiting, nausea, cramping, diarrhea) over the next 24-48 hours. Other than that, you're not likely to have any other issues.

I would just make sure he is drinking plenty of water. He'll lose a good amount of fluid into the gut to digest that, so he'll be more thirsty than normal. I would also feed smaller meals over the next 2-3 days. Small meals every 6 hours is ideal vs larger meals every 12 hours.

After 2-3 days, you can resume normal feeding.

If you notice continued vomiting and dehydration, then I would get him seen by a vet for more aggressive symptomatic care.

I hope this helps, let me know if you have any other questions.

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