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Old April 24th, 2005, 06:26 PM
ILoveMutts! ILoveMutts! is offline
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Vitamin B shots

My dog chewed on rat poison some hours ago (I don't think he swallowed any bits) and I called my vet to ask for advice. He said he'd be alright, but that I should take him to his clinic tomorrow for a vit B shot. My question is if a vit B shot will be of any help to the dog after some 14 hours since chewing on the poison, and if taking the shot could cause any side-effects.
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Old April 24th, 2005, 10:23 PM
Karin Karin is offline
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Why waste time posting on a computer...If it were *me*, I would be already heading to the vet's.

Btw, .......never mind, you may try to self treat at home if I go further.
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Old April 24th, 2005, 11:31 PM
Safyre Safyre is offline
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Well if the vet said it could wait till tomorrow, I would take thier word on it. you're sure that the dog didn't swallow any of the poison? it only takes a small amount. My grandmas/my dog was poisioned with rat poison it was a horrible way to die (we put him down after the symptoms showed up)
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Old April 25th, 2005, 03:46 AM
ILoveMutts! ILoveMutts! is offline
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Karin, the vet's was closed at the time this happened (and any other clinic for that matter). All I could do was call my vet on his mobile.

Anyway, I took him to the doctor today. He gave him an IV with vitamin K and scheduled him for a blood test on Thursday. I hope everything turns out alright.
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