JRT got into trash...perhaps consumed small particals of nut shells...pecans, walnuts, acorn....
Gave him 2 tbl. spoons of vanilla ice cream. Didn't help much. Then, A tablespoon of melted butter!!! Has been going on for 2 hours now. Not lethargic...just quiet. When it begins it happens several times in a row. Lying in my lap. Rub his throat lightly.
Allergic reaction? What do you think? 25 mg. of benadryl?
Afraid there might be something stuck or irritated so don't think I would be rubbing his throat.
Can't advise you on using the Benadryl. If an allergy, there might be other symptoms, not sure.
I hesitate giving advice in this situation but you might try a few "small" pieces of damp bread. Maybe a trip to the Vet is in order.
Thank you so much for replying! I called the vet. Confirmed it could be allergic reaction and/or irritation. Gave him 25 mg of benadryl at 8:30pm MST & again at 4:00am. He sleeping & snoring all snuggled in the bed! We'll see what happens in the morning. Thank you again, much appreciated!
Hello. He's fine! I gave him one 25mg. of Benadryl & another 8 hours later. He woke up in the morning bright eyed & bushy tailed! Barked his head off at everyone all day! No more Christmas nut sell spills allowed.
Thank you Margot49...Merry Christmas!!
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