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I'm looking after my friends chuiua and he's eaten some of

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I'm looking after my friends chuiua and he's eaten some of my chicken in black bean sauce with rice and green peppers, I popped it on the table while I went to the loo, not sure how much he's eaten. Will he be ok
JA: I'll do all I can to help. What type of animal are we talking about?
Customer: It's a chuauwa
JA: How many peppers did the animal eat? Do you know his weight?
Customer: I don't know how many he eat, there was maybe two or three in the dish, I'm not sure of his weight he eats 75kg of raw food twice a day if that's any help
JA: Has he thrown up since this happened?
Customer: No, he is just chilled put on the chair with me
JA: And what's the animal's name and age?
Customer: It's ref It's reggie and he's 4
JA: Is there anything else the Vet should know?
Customer: Know he's a healthy dog, gets lots of exercise
Submitted: 13 days ago.
Category: Vet
Expert:  Linda Simmon replied 13 days ago.

Hello, you are through to Dr Linda, a UK based vet.

Did the dish contain any garlic, onions or chilli powder?

Did he eat a very large amount?

Customer: replied 13 days ago.
It had some chilli in it, no I don't think he ate much, but I can't really say
Expert:  Linda Simmon replied 13 days ago.

Thank you.

Luckily none of the ingredients are toxic and I would not be concerned at all.

He may have a mild stomach upset so do watch closely for any signs such as vomiting, diarrhoea or a reduced appetite.

It is sensible to feed a bland diet of just boiled chicken and white rice for 24 hours to help his gut settle. If he does develop mild diarrhoea, a short course of probiotics would be a great idea.

Customer: replied 13 days ago.
OK thats great my friend jas left me something to give him if he does have loose stools, I honestly didn't think he would be able to reach it. So it will just cause him an upset tummy nothing else, I feel so bad
Expert:  Linda Simmon replied 13 days ago.

These things happen all the time and he will be just fine!

This window stays open so you can check back at any time if concerned,

Customer: replied 13 days ago.
Thank you so much
Expert:  Linda Simmon replied 11 days ago.

Hi there, how is Reggie doing?