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Q. MinPin ate a glob of bird suet (lard, peanut butter,flour and corn meal). Danger? He got about 1/3 cup down.

Answered By
DR. CHRISTIE LONG, D.V.M., C.V.A.

A. Watch him very carefully. The lard and peanut butter could trigger a case of gastritis, so if you see vomiting and/or diarrhea take him to your vet for treatment. I would with hold feedings until 8 hours have passed post-ingestion, then feed small frequent amounts of a bland diet like boiled white meat chicken and boiled white rice mixed 25% chicken to 75% rice.


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