Hello, hello, hello and welcome back to another episode of Call The Vet. Fingers crossed your little guy is fine op. Shes eating but not drinking. Also, if you're not already, make sure you hit that subscribe button so you don't miss out on my future episodes, and while you're at it you could also head over to OurPetsHealth.com/petcareguide where you could get my free five-step guide to keeping your pet as happy and healthy as possible. Now, the most common poisoning certainly that I see in dogs is actually chocolate poisoning or the most common potential poisoning because thankfully, most dog and cat owners are aware of the risks that chocolates can pose. He's really not himself at all! It is good that you know grapes can be toxic, very few people do in fact know this and it can be quite a serious toxin. As much as pet owners enjoy sharing their food with their dogs, grapes … This is the equivalent of a 10lb dog eating 3 grapes or a 50lb dog eating 13 grapes. One study showed that 3g/kg of grapes can be toxic to a dog's kidneys. So, there will be some dogs, who seemed to be completely unaffected. In Kenny's case, thankfully, a big breed dog, a large breed dog. Our bloody dog loves grapes and raisins (she can pounce on a dropped bit of sticky bun faster than lightning), so she's a frequent flyer at the nearest vet. We don't know why grapes are toxic to some dogs. And there are lots of whole foods that are safe to share with your dog … but grapes aren’t one of them. Take your dog to your local veterinarian or pet emergency clinic for … If you don’t have a vet, you can either post a query on pet care forums … We don't know. He’s a chihuahua, I don’t know what to do. And today's question is really short and sweet and it's from Kenny who says, "My puppy just ate a grape. I might be talking absolute rubbish though. Told us to bring him in. That phone number is (888) 426-4435. If you see any of these symptoms take your dog to the veterinarian immediately: We were told one grape can cause problems but equally some dogs can eat a bunch and suffer no effects. 1. Your vet might ask you several questions please explain everything in detail which will help your vet to carry one with procedure more efficiently I'm so worried and feel dreadfully guilty. Dogs of any breed, age, or gender are susceptible to grape toxicity. Here’s what you need to know to keep your dog safe. Do you have questions about creating positive bathroom habits and routines? That can start working within about 30 minutes, if not a bit faster. Grapes can be fatal or they can do nothing, its just one of those things. Grapes are funny one, some dogs can eat a bunch and be 100% fine, others can eat one and get sick. I did a first aid course run by a locum vet and unfortunately unlike chocolate the quantity of grape toxicity is not a formula. i hope your dog is all right.good luck. But again, it all depends on the size of your dog. Whereas at the other end of the spectrum, you get some dogs who are incredibly sensitive and they only really need to eat a handful of that. My 10year old dog has ate 1 grape. Theirs no way to tell in advance how your dog will react. I used to give some to my puppy. But, some dogs seem to be able to eat grapes without any renal effects. My dog ate about half a grape is he going to be okay or should I induce vomiting? He is staying over night in the vets for 24 hours of IV fluids and they are doing blood tests. He weigh 100 lbs I don’t know how many. To tell 19 year old DS that he needs to lose weight ,,. (Needless to say the cat does not like the dog)She needed an injection to make her vomit then charcoal solution to take for a week but was fine after that. But I could be talking bollocks.Also I understood that not all dogs find grapes toxic but it is impossible to tell which are.Fingers crossed he is ok - let us know how he is and what the vets say. 40lb German shepherd/border collie mix. Watch him but there probably won’t be any problems. But as well as the unknown toxin. If your dog ate one grape, there is still a chance at severe negative side effects. You wouldn't believe how common that says. I stopped buying grapes and mince pies at Xmas for the first two years after getting BiteyDog. The infection rate for pupils last week was 2,509 out of 100,000!! Possibly toxic dose in your size dog is 2-3 ounces of grapes. The residue should pass … No! My toy poodle (six pounds) is 9 years old and eats people-food all the time! @Lonecatwithkitten will know. Head over to the show notes and there'll be a link to the chocolate calculator as well so that you know, in the future if they raid your Easter egg supply, which is coming up, don't keep them anywhere that your dog can get to. … Way back when I used to eat frozen grapes. I don’t know. They could eat raisins without having any problems at all. 0 comments. If you suspect or know that your dog has eaten grapes in the last two hours, you should induce vomiting as soon as possible, so that some of the toxins from the grape can be eliminated. just to be safe i would carry her back to the vet and tell the vet about the grapes.once i was certain,my dog was safe,i would go and spank my cousin rear end Very hard,so that he would never do it again. And with chocolate, milk chocolate is not as dangerous as dark chocolate. He also jumps up and pulls branches down from the maple trees. My neighbor has grape vines next to my fence and they grow over and through. PetPlan probably hate us by now. You must take it seriously that can dogs die eating grapes which majority of people don’t know. You just don't know.You have done the right thing OP by contacting the vets. But I am scared she won’t make it. Get your questions answered at CallTheVet.org. Theirs no way to tell in advance how your dog will react. What to Do if Your Dog Ate Grapes or Raisins If your dog eats grapes or raisins, treat it as an emergency situation. My puppy ate a grape and when I read up on it, they say they are toxic. But with all that out the way for the intro, let's get into today's question. If the dog is … It always pays to know what the danger is. Dogs Should Never, Ever Eat Grapes. There are many dogs that can eat grapes every day and never get sick. Hi,I'm waiting for the vets to call me back so please don't just suggest calling the vet.I'm totally freaking out and wonder if anyone has any positive stories or knows more than me.He is only a little dog, bit bigger than a maltese. Keep them really in an up high cupboard because the calls that I get around Easter for dogs eating chocolates, breaking into boxes and eating all the wrappers and all kinds of things. You've been listening to Call The Vet. And if you've got a dog of any size, I definitely encourage you to check out that calculator because it's always good to know when you should be worried, when you really need to seek action and seek help, and when you can maybe just pass it up as experience and know that it's not a problem this time and you just need to take more care and make certain that poisoning isn't going to happen in the future. Your vets are likely to suggest blood samples and at least 24 hours of intravenous fluids. Your dog SHOULD be okay. If your dog eats grapes, it should be treated as an emergency. What happens if my dog eats a grape? Rang vet and he said keep an eye on him, he was fine. Take care. Even a grape or two can … You both may decide to assume that the dog has eaten the grapes and treat the dog. Another time a display box of creme eggs! Dog ate a grape! We are a participant in the Amazon Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon and affiliated sites. He ate a grape yesterday lunch time which he nicked from our picnic. Hope all is well, Halloumi. Will he be okay? So you can't just avoid the skin. But, you shouldn’t induce vomiting if your dog … I think that the issue with grapes is that lots of dogs are severely allergic to them. This is the Call The Vet Podcast. If your dog has just eaten the grape, you may be instructed to induce vomiting to remove the grape. As I say i have called the vets and am waiting for a call back.Is he going to be okay? Never seemed to have ill effects on him. However, the likelihood is obviously not as high. The complete guide to grape and raisin poisoning in dogs. HELP ME! A on June 13, 2019: We called the vet and she said to make my dog throw up so we did and she threw up. If you suspect your dog got into grapes or is showing grape/raisin toxicity symptoms, call your vet or the ASPCA Poison Control (888-426-4435) immediately. Am at the vets now! He's a one-year-old Siberian Husky, so grape and raisin poisoning is definitely something that every dog owner should be aware of and it's actually one that a lot of people aren't, but a single grape for a dog, for Siberian Husky, that's one year old is going to be absolutely fine for a dog of this size. The bottom line is that we don't know how many grapes or raisins will kill an individual dog. Did you check her all over for tics? He had an iron stomach I guess. This could physically remove the grape from the dog’s stomach or at least help to slow down the spread of toxins. And really, until next time, I'm Dr. Alex. Fingers crossed your little guy is fine op. Treatment. If your dog ate grapes or your dog ate raisins, you might notice the following symptoms within the first 12 to 24 hours. I promise 1 grape will do your dog no harm! Having said that it is a variable poison, some dogs have serious signs after eating only a few grapes and others can tolerate lots of them. Be sure to rate, review, subscribe, and we'll see you on the next episode of the show that answers all of your pet questions. Through all the googling I have seen info that suggests exactly what you said and also the exact opposite. If you believe your dog has consumed grapes you must seek medical attention for him immediately. I do now have grapes but cut them up and eat them only when he is in another room as I am paranoid about it. Close • Posted by 1 hour ago. Photo: Flickr/Virginia State Parks. I am no medic but I would have thought the dog would have reacted before 24 hours of eating the grape. Because we don't know exactly why grapes … So, it damages the kidneys. It seems to be everywhere, but there's also an individual dog sensitivity. And you won't be surprised to hear, I've actually got a calculator about that as well. It might have nothing to do with the grape. Whatever the decision, letting your vet know … We have not been able to determine whether it is the seeds, the skin, or what the … Hope your dog … I wouldn’t have even connected to two to be honest!She has been made to vomit on at least 3 occasions for chocolate consumption though. If you would like me to answer any question you have about your pet’s health, simply fill in this form and I’ll try and get you the information that you need. On this note that do grapes kill dogs then definitely yes. So, really in the case of an emergency, always contact your veterinarian or the emergency service, your local emergency center rather than jumping online, rather than heading to forums, rather than asking people questions online because that advice is going to come to you potentially too late and that could have disastrous consequences for your dog. I just gave her a grape … Mine also ate 3 bags of chocolate coins last Christmas, was fine then too. My current dog ate a pickle yesterday. If your dog is diabetic then never think of giving him the treat of grapes. The fool. Hope your dog feels better soon. Hopefully your vet will be in touch soon to put your mind at rest. Sometimes, it might be just one or two if they're a small breed or a toy breed dog. He or she may recommend inducing vomiting if you know for sure that the grapes or … Probably better waiting for the vet, than mn .Our late very big dog loved grapes. But head over to that chocolate and poisoning calculator as well so that you know whether you need to worry in the future. I had a dog who ate a whole roast chicken just out of the oven once. Time for a truth bomb: while grapes are incredibly toxic to dogs, scientists don’t actually have even a little bit of a clue why they are so harmful. Don't … She asked for another .Hope your dog is ok. To comment on this thread you need to create a Mumsnet account. If we stick to these estimations, a couple of grapes shouldn’t do any harm to … I havent heard from the vets yet. They know there is a substance in the grapes that makes dogs ill, but they don’t know … Now, as for grapes and raisins themselves, there's a lot of uncertainty around why they poison dogs. But I am scared she won’t make it. Grapes are funny one, some dogs can eat a bunch and be 100% fine, others can eat one and get sick. Wasting time can lead to the death of your dog. Theirs no way to tell in advance how your dog will react. Call your vet. But, some dogs seem to be able to eat grapes without any renal effects. Grapes can be very dangerous for dogs. You can subscribe to the show here on Apple Podcasts, or Google Podcasts, or Spotify, or any app of your choice. Dogs love human food. At that weight and such a small amount ingested, there should not be any toxic levels. Pet owners must educate themselves on what can happen if dogs eat grapes so they know what warning signs to look out for. It is horrid when they are ill, Oh just googled what I said is bollocks! However, the most severe side effect of consuming them is kidney damage … If it … A single grape is going to be absolutely fine, but you might be surprised with actually few grapes and raisins it's going to take to cause poisoning. Fingers crossed your little guy is fine op.Definitely don't feel guilty everyone's dogs eat something they shouldn't at some point one of mine (labrador) is a regular at the local vet for various dodgy meals, usually involving some rotting wild animal shes found. Grapes are funny one, some dogs can eat a bunch and be 100% fine, others can eat one and get sick. We recommend IMMEDIATE veterinary treatment for any dog or cat that ate (or is suspected of eating) grapes or raisins. We recommend IMMEDIATE veterinary treatment for any dog or cat that ate (or is suspected of eating) grapes or raisins. When a dog eats grapes or raisins, they may not seem to have been affected by it because they may not immediately become ill. I don’t know. And then, in some dogs, even a small exposure to grapes can cause serious kidney problems. Dogs love human food. Call a veterinary … From what I can find online, that would be about 10-15 grapes. That phone number is (888) 426-4435. My dog ate grapes. Everyone is having to wait in the car park, it feels like ages since we got here. The only way to know would be to let your dog eat some and watch what happens - obviously not something I'd recommend! So some dogs could eat lots of grapes and be fine, some dogs could eat one and be very sick. Some can even eat chocolate, for others it's really bad.I just asked dd (vet student) she would expect a quicker response to toxins, apparently it's kidney function you might worry about.Wait for vet call, and best of luck. Chances are they will be just fine, depending on the size of the dog. He is acting normal, this was over 4.5 hours - Answered by a verified Dog Veterinarian We use cookies to give you the best … This may sound like a dumb question but I have to ask. We often have owners bring in multiple pets because they don’t know … If they were black grapes it would make sense that your dog threw up black. There are many dogs that can eat grapes every day and never get sick. I'm not sure if she did eat it but I'm pretty sure HELP ME! This is not advised if your pet is having trouble breathing or is already in distress. Grapes can be very dangerous for dogs. Well, no, because kidney disease only shows itself quite late in the game once the damage is already done or do we aggressively treat every dog well? According to some sources, if a dog ate a grape per kilogram of his/her weight, it can cause mild poisoning. Thanks!! Fingers crossed the sickness is just a coincidence and your dog is ok. A single raisin or grape can cause problems as there is no minimum toxic dose in sensitive individuals. Are Grapes … They will charge a $65 phone consultation fee, billable to your credit or debit card. His name is boggy and he is 10 years - Answered by a verified Dog Veterinarian Just for the record I don't feed my dogs grapes … My dog always begged for some so I'd give him some. 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