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Q. What should I do if my dog ate too much. She got into the food and helped herself

Answered By
LINDSEY EDWARDS MVB, BSC, IVCA

A. Depending on the size of dog, volume and consistency of food and time since she ate it, inducing vomiting is sometimes recommended but if she is comfortable and willing and able to drink water without vomiting she will likely pass excess ok. Some diarrhea and mild vomiting of food may be expected for 24-48hours. Profuse vomiting, especially if more water than food, discomfort and restlessness would indicate that veterinary treatment is required


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