It might have nothing to do with the grape. Grapes can be fatal or they can do nothing, its just one of those things. Call a veterinary … He’s a chihuahua, I don’t know what to do. But I am scared she won’t make it. Your vet might ask you several questions please explain everything in detail which will help your vet to carry one with procedure more efficiently If your dog ate one grape, there is still a chance at severe negative side effects. And then, in some dogs, even a small exposure to grapes can cause serious kidney problems. You can't just avoid the seeds. This could physically remove the grape from the dog’s stomach or at least help to slow down the spread of toxins. Thanks! You wouldn't believe how common that says. Theirs no way to tell in advance how your dog will react. The infection rate for pupils last week was 2,509 out of 100,000!! What do I do if I suspect my dog or cat ate grapes or raisins? Share your imaginative play tips with The LEGO Group: £200 voucher to be won, https://www.mumsnet.com/Talk/mumsnet_surveys/a4112595-MNer-with-at-least-one-car-in-your-household-Take-this-survey-100-voucher-to-be-won, Talk widget showing discussions of the day & trending threads, Subscribe to Mumsnet emails direct to your inbox. You just don't know.You have done the right thing OP by contacting the vets. He ate a grape yesterday lunch time which he nicked from our picnic. 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. My current dog ate a pickle yesterday. Theirs no way to tell in advance how your dog will react. It was in three pieces. Contact your vet immediately. From what I can find online, that would be about 10-15 grapes. One study showed that 3g/kg of grapes can be toxic to a dog's kidneys. 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. But, you shouldn’t induce vomiting if your dog … It always pays to know what the danger is. Possibly toxic dose in your size dog is 2-3 ounces of grapes. If it … So you can't just avoid the skin. Grapes are funny one, some dogs can eat a bunch and be 100% fine, others can eat one and get sick. Don't … Growing up, we would feed our dogs grapes as treats Had no idea they were toxic. 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. Drake has taken to pulling on them and then shreds them and has been eating the stems. If you have a question where emergency treatment might be needed, it is always best to contact your veterinarian or emergency service straight away so that, if treatment is needed, it won't be too late. There are many dogs that can eat grapes every day and never get sick. It's an unknown toxin. Fingers crossed your little guy is fine op. I just gave her a grape … I've stopped googling as its terrifying! Our dog used to eat grapes (back in the 1980s when grapes' ill effects on dogs were less well known) with no apparent problems. He also jumps up and pulls branches down from the maple trees. We don't know why grapes are toxic to some dogs. Whatever the decision, letting your vet know … She also ate chocolate. Can Diabetic Dogs Eat Grapes? We have not been able to determine whether it is the seeds, the skin, or what the problem is. If your dog has just eaten the grape, you may be instructed to induce vomiting to remove the grape. The bottom line is that we don't know how many grapes or raisins will kill an individual dog. Mine also ate 3 bags of chocolate coins last Christmas, was fine then too. So some dogs could eat lots of grapes and be fine, some dogs could eat one and be very sick. Other poisons, you've got a lot longer where you can get away with not seeking help until a few hours later, but equally, it's going to be better if maybe you make your dog's sick. Dogs of any breed, age, or gender are susceptible to grape toxicity. Told us to bring him in. We don't know what it is in the grape or the raisins that causes the problem. My dog ate grapes. Even small amounts of grapes or raisins can be fatal for your … It's a good idea to know where he is going to be if you might have an emergency later, in case you need to make other arrangements . But head over to that chocolate and poisoning calculator as well so that you know whether you need to worry in the future. As much as pet owners enjoy sharing their food with their dogs, grapes … A single grape will be absolutely fine for a dog of this size I have a raisin and grape toxicity calculator to help you know when there could be a problem in the future There is a lot of uncertainty about grape poisoning because the actual toxin is unknown and there is a lot of variation in individual dog … My neighbor has grape vines next to my fence and they grow over and through. That's something that you need to make your own mind up. And today's question is really short and sweet and it's from Kenny who says, "My puppy just ate a grape. One study showed that 3g/kg of grapes can be toxic to a dog's kidneys. 1. It’s that simple! Your vets are likely to suggest blood samples and at least 24 hours of intravenous fluids. What do I do if I suspect my dog or cat ate grapes or raisins? She was big, though - a labrador.I hope your dog is okay, OP. Your dog SHOULD be okay. We don't know. I did a first aid course run by a locum vet and unfortunately unlike chocolate the quantity of grape toxicity is not a formula. You can call them for advice if your dog, cat, or other pet ate grapes. I'm not sure if she did eat it but I'm pretty sure HELP ME! Fingers crossed your little guy is fine op. My dog ate about half a grape is he going to be okay or should I induce vomiting? So, there will be some dogs, who seemed to be completely unaffected. No doubt that in the process he crushed some and ate part of it if not all.He was never I'll and again wouldn't have known they were bad for him if I hadn't read it somewhere on the internet. I had grapes this morning and I just got home and I found a squished grape on a kitchen rug. Take care. We recommend IMMEDIATE veterinary treatment for any dog or cat that ate (or is suspected of eating) grapes or raisins. The complete guide to grape and raisin poisoning in dogs. Am at the vets now! Watch for any signs out of it’s normal way of acting.. such as drooling, depressed actions, not eating, anything not normal. So, you've got really very little time to find out if you need to seek help and then to seek help. Close • Posted by 1 hour ago. 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? Dog ate a grape! You've been listening to Call The Vet. This is not advised if your pet is having trouble breathing or is already in distress. 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. I might ring them again....poor little boy is feeling very sorry for himself! If your dog eats grapes, it should be treated as an emergency. Any news OP? What to Do if Your Dog Ate Grapes or Raisins If your dog eats grapes or raisins, treat it as an emergency situation. Gender, breed, or age of a dog has no influence on the risk of being affected, and since there is no proven amount that is safe, you shouldn’t be giving your pup grapes or raisins at all. And you won't be surprised to hear, I've actually got a calculator about that as well. I think that the issue with grapes is that lots of dogs are severely allergic to them. We recommend IMMEDIATE veterinary treatment for any dog or cat that ate (or is suspected of eating) grapes or raisins. This is the equivalent of a 10lb dog eating 3 grapes or a 50lb dog eating 13 grapes. 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. Tbh had I not gone on that course I wouldn't have known just how bad one grape could be so (easier said than done) please don't be too hard on yourself. Grape toxicity is a rapidly progressing medical emergency … In Kenny's case, thankfully, a big breed dog, a large breed dog. Dogs love human food. They cause kidney failure so it takes at least 24 hours for the clinical signs to develop. Will he be okay? My dog ate a grape and I’m reading that it’s really toxic and can kill you’re pet. For some, it may be a very small number, while others may eat a much larger amount and be completely fine. We often have owners bring in multiple pets because they don’t know … 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. We often have owners bring in multiple pets because they don’t know who the culprit is. Dogs Should Never, Ever Eat Grapes. This could physically remove the grape from the dog’s stomach or at least help to slow … Even a grape or two can lead to sickness … or death. However, the likelihood is obviously not as high. There are many dogs that can eat grapes every day and never get sick. They can eat grapes. No! They stop working and that is ultimately fatal. Grapes are toxic to dogs, but one grape is very unlikely to cause a problem. Hopefully your vet will be in touch soon to put your mind at rest. I just need help! 0 comments. And then, in some dogs, even a small exposure to grapes can cause serious kidney problems. To use this feature subscribe to Mumsnet Premium - get first access to new features see fewer ads, and support Mumsnet. 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. That phone number is (888) 426-4435. Michal Update: You may wish to give your veterinarian a call if you suspect your dog has ingested grapes but aren't sure. Do you have questions about creating positive bathroom habits and routines? I had no idea grapes were bad for dogs until recently. 40lb German shepherd/border collie mix. So, head over to that calculator and make sure the poisoning doesn't happen because prevention is always better than seeking emergency treatment. 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