No homeowner wants ants feasting over a box of cereals and marching around the kitchen tiles. Ant killers are foolproof ways to get rid of these unwanted bugs. However, incidents like pets getting their paws […]
Let them check the dosage of ant bait your dog consumed. If your vet diagnosed your pet as poisoned, they would guide you on how to induce vomiting in your pet using either:
– Salt Water. Be cautious and do not use too much saltwater as it might cause salt toxicosis in pets.
– Ipecac diluted with water in an equal ratio.
– 3% hydrogen peroxide through a syringe. A little side note: hydrogen peroxide is a typical ingredient used to induce vomiting; better avoid this if your dog inhaled too much Borax. To prevent the worse.
Do not induce your dog to vomit unless the vet tells you. Note that vets recommend not to induce vomiting in pets who are convulsing or unconscious. If your pet inhaled poison, chances are its kidneys or liver might be affected.
Follow your vet’s prescriptions. Omega-3 can help prevent inflammation of the kidneys. Although, a kidney problem is less likely if your dog only consumed a small amount.
The Plastic Casing of The Ant Bait Might Be the Culprit
The quantity of Borax in ant baits are typically tiny so that it would not imperil living animals.
Ant baits’ plastic housing can cause more damage to the substance inside.
If inhaled, this can cause severe problems in the pet’s digestive tract:
Obstruction in the digestive tract can be lethal if not addressed immediately.
Examine your canine and watch out for signs that your pet suffers from blockage: