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My dog has just accidentally taken my vitamin D tablet. It

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Hi, My dog has just accidentally taken my vitamin D tablet. It is 500iu in strength. The dog weighs 8.5 kg. Should I be worried?
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 1 month ago.

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Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 1 month ago.

I'm sorry that your question wasn't answered in a timely manner. Vitamin D becomes toxic at ~4,000 IU/kg (~34,000 IU for an 8.5 kg dog). Your dog will remain unaffected. There's no need to induce emesis or treat in any manner. Please respond with further questions or concerns.