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My dog ate half an avocado and I have tried to induce vomiting

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My dog ate half an avocado and I have tried to induce vomiting but can't
Thank you for your question.

Did she eat just the avocado or the pit also?

How long ago?

Dr. Stacy
Customer: replied 6 years ago.

just the avocado, in some guacamole about 1.5-2hrs ago


Avocados are very toxic to birds and rabbits, but don't seem to be a big problem in dogs. There are some rare cases of toxicity when a lot of avocado has been eaten, but with this amount I wouldn't worry.

The biggest concern would be some stomach upset from the high fat the salt and hydrogen peroxide you gave. So watch for vomiting or diarrhea and take her to the vet if it is severe, but she should be fine.

Dr. Stacy
Customer: replied 6 years ago.
so you wouldn't worry about trying to induce vomiting any longer? She seems okay so far.
No. You are likely to just upset her stomach more.

Dr. Stacy
Customer: replied 6 years ago.
Okay, so I should just watch for excessive vomiting and or diarrhea, otherwise she should be fine?
That is right.

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Customer: replied 6 years ago.
Thank you Very much