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One or 2 of my dogs have eaten half a raw potato? would you

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HI there One or 2 of my dogs have eaten half a raw potato? would you suggest taking them to the vet?
JA: Hi there. I'll do all I can to help. How much does the dog weigh?
Customer: 5.1kg
JA: When was this? Has the dog thrown up since then?
Customer: Dachshund
JA: What's the dog's name and age?
Customer: no within the last hour
JA: Is there anything else the Vet should know?
Customer: Rolo and about 7 months
Hello there! What size potato was ingested?
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
it was a small jacket

Raw potatoes can cause vomiting and diarrhea when a large amount is ingested. In a 5 kg dog 1/2 a potato that size may cause some loose stool. You should not see any more severe than that and may see nothing at all.

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Customer: replied 5 months ago.
do you suggest i take him to my vet? or wait to see if i see any signs?

I would just monitor him today. If there is no loose stool within the next 12 hours you should be in the clear.

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
Ok thank you so much i really appreciate it.

You are very welcome. Happy Holidays!

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
the same to you :-)

;)

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