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What do you do if your dog eats roach poison?

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The Daily Puppy recommends rest without feeding if the ingested roach poison is a bait with boric acid as the active ingredient. If the ingested poison is a spray containing phosphorus, the dog's owner should induce immediately seek help from a veterinarian.

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To ensure maximum safety for the dog, PetPlace.com warns that inducing vomiting should not be done unless a veterinarian specifically prescribes it. The Daily Puppy suggests rushing the dog to a veterinarian, without wasting time on trying to induce vomiting if signs such as convulsions are present indicating the poison is already attacking the dog’s nervous system.

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