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I think my dog may have eaten rat poison, Red pellets Don’t

Customer Question

Hi, I think my dog may have eaten rat poison
JA: I'll do all I can to help. Did you see what your dog ate?
Customer: Red pellets Don’t think she had much but not sure 😪 We forgot we had mice poison down
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about your dog?
Customer: No
Submitted: 6 days ago.
Category: Vet
Expert:  DocPaul replied 6 days ago.

Dr. Paul Brazzell here

I have over thirty years’ experience in veterinaryinternal medicine, emergency care andultrasound

I would be delighted to help you out today

And in light of the current health crisis I will do my best to allow you to keep your pet at home.

At the bottom you will see a link toanswers about Covid- 19 and pets

If not done so already please provide me your pet’s weight

I am authorized to talk by phone IF you would like to- there may be charge

It allows me to provide a more detailed, timely and accurate answer

Unless YOU request the call you will NOT be charged for one

WE ARE NOT ALLOWED BY VETERINARY STATE BOARDS TO WRITE PRESCRIPTIONS

https://www.avma.org/sites/default/files/2020-03/covid-19-faq-email.pdf

Expert:  DocPaul replied 6 days ago.

How much?
When?
Brand?

Weight of dog?

Customer: replied 6 days ago.
I can’t say how much, it doesn’t look to be touched but noticed a few out of the tray. Just 15mins ago
Customer: replied 6 days ago.
She is a miniature schnauzer
Expert:  DocPaul replied 6 days ago.

Brand?

Customer: replied 6 days ago.
I’m not sure what you mean about brand?
Expert:  DocPaul replied 6 days ago.

Name of the poison

Customer: replied 6 days ago.
I’m not sure of the name, pest control put it down for us
Expert:  DocPaul replied 6 days ago.

Okay

So we dont know if ate any? Or if did eat some?

Customer: replied 6 days ago.
Yeah, I’m just really worried I guess, it’s just because I seen some on the floor
Expert:  DocPaul replied 6 days ago.

Okay

Well I dont take chances with these

But I dont know if you have hydrogen peroxide as are in UK

Customer: replied 6 days ago.
I’m not sure
Expert:  DocPaul replied 6 days ago.

Okay check and then get back to me

Customer: replied 6 days ago.
Think I will have to leave it as I’m not sure
Customer: replied 6 days ago.
I will get my dog to vets in morning
Expert:  DocPaul replied 6 days ago.

Okay thanks

Please watch for blood in urine or stool, pale gums and tremors

Keep me posted

You can rate me now- I will leave link open in case you have more questions

Please stay safe