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My 9kg dog ate a few small pieces of cooked tuna. Maybe 20g.

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My 9kg dog ate a few small pieces of cooked tuna. Maybe 20g. The tuna was cooked in diced onion but he did not eat any onion. Just the tuna which would have had onion juices on it.
Should i be worried?
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Vet
Expert:  Dr. Peter replied 9 months ago.

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Friend, onion toxicity in dogs is very dependent on the amount of ingestion ingested. So for a 9 kg dog, he would need to ingest at least 46 grams to be concern about toxicity. If he didn't eat the onions highly unlikely for the this to be toxic, no need to be concern he will be fine.

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Customer: replied 9 months ago.
The diced onions were cooked along side the tuna in the same pan.
Expert:  Dr. Peter replied 9 months ago.

If he did not eat the onions it will not be toxic. Plus, he would need to eat at least 46 grams to be concern about toxicity.

Please reply if you have additional questions.

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