Omg my puppy just ate a dead mouse - Golden Retrievers : Golden Retriever Dog Forums

GoldenRetrieverForum.com is the premier Golden Retriever Dog Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1 (permalink)  
Old 11-18-2012, 06:34 PM
Nazzers's Avatar
Nazzers
 
Join Date: Nov 2012
Location: Canada
Posts: 154
Thanks: 73
Thanked 101 Times in 49 Posts
Omg my puppy just ate a dead mouse

Seriously , I'm not sure what else could happen in one week! She was in the back yard working away at eating something and we decided a few days ago to not be on her each time. My husband decided to bring her in and tried to get what it was out of her mouth and realized it was a dead mouse!!! Ewwwwwwwwww !!!!!! I am now thinking what can possibly happen because of this. I have no idea how the mouse died , oh I really hope it was killed by a cat and not poison. Now she has dead mouse breath ewwwwww!!!! And what about her shots she is not fully vaccined like rabies etc. I think we just got over the battle of diahrrea now I pray we are not back to square one. Anyone else had this happen ???


Sent from my iPhone using Petguide.com Free App
Digg this Post!Add Post to del.icio.usBookmark Post in TechnoratiTweet this Post!
Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
  #2 (permalink)  
Old 11-18-2012, 06:45 PM
Cody'sMom's Avatar
Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: Michigan
Posts: 208
Thanks: 225
Thanked 195 Times in 90 Posts
Yes, and the dead mouse had a flea on it and Cody got a case of tape worms. Check her anus area a few times a day and her stools for the next week. Tape worms look like white rice but is very easy to treat with just one pill.
Good luck.
Connie and Cody
__________________
Digg this Post!Add Post to del.icio.usBookmark Post in TechnoratiTweet this Post!
Reply With Quote
  #3 (permalink)  
Old 11-18-2012, 06:46 PM
LibertyME's Avatar
Tracer, Rumor & Cady
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: Brewer, Maine
Posts: 10,643
Images: 38
Thanks: 4,388
Thanked 2,672 Times in 1,373 Posts
Yep....my dog is a mouser and when the cat was here they would tag team....
Cat would bring the dead ones home and Lib would find them before us and eat them. NASTY!!! She would also hunt and kill them herself if she found them in a field.
The biggest fear is that the mouse died of poisoning....However if you found it outdoors and if you have cats in the neighborhood that tips the scales in your favor...this time of year (in cold regions)once a mouse is in your house and has a found convenient heat/food/water source...they dont generally leave to stroll the yard. :-)

The next concern is tapeworm - tapes are not covered by most worming meds...
Speak with your vet regarding dosing a young dog with praziquantel which covers both common varieties of tapes.
__________________
Mary and the Goldens from Maine

"Trace" - Can. CH Bramley's Light Up The Night, CD, RA - (CGC, CCA, TDI-Therapy Dog and Novice DockDock)
"Rumor" - Jackson's Leap of Faith, RN
"Cadence" - Poeticgold's Of Soldiers and Song

Waiting at the Bridge
"Lexi" - Wise Teacher and Best-est Puppy Raiser
"Liberty" - Bramley's Golden Moments Libby CD, RE - ASCA-CD, Can. CD - (CGC and TDI-Therapy Dog)
Digg this Post!Add Post to del.icio.usBookmark Post in TechnoratiTweet this Post!
Reply With Quote
  #4 (permalink)  
Old 11-18-2012, 06:50 PM
Helo's Mom's Avatar
Leslie
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Utah
Posts: 322
Thanks: 379
Thanked 336 Times in 183 Posts
My last golden retriever had tapeworms from eating either a dead mouse or dead bird, as did one of my cats. Be on the lookout for that. Easy to treat. I don't even like to think about the mouse being poisoned.
Digg this Post!Add Post to del.icio.usBookmark Post in TechnoratiTweet this Post!
Reply With Quote
  #5 (permalink)  
Old 11-18-2012, 07:40 PM
tippykayak's Avatar
Comet & Jax
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Branford, CT
Posts: 10,924
Thanks: 2,576
Thanked 5,983 Times in 2,449 Posts
Tapeworms are really the only bad consequence that's particularly likely. It's unlikely that mouse poison would be concentrated enough from one mouse to hurt a dog, even if the mouse had died of poisoning. It's also next to impossible for rabies to be an issue in this situation.

So keep an eye out for tapeworms, but you may even dodge that bullet too. And even if you don't, they're INCREDIBLY gross but easy to treat.
__________________
Puppy Tao is my blog with musings, photos, and articles on dog care and training.

Digg this Post!Add Post to del.icio.usBookmark Post in TechnoratiTweet this Post!
Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to tippykayak For This Useful Post:
Jessie'sGirl (01-06-2013)
  #6 (permalink)  
Old 11-18-2012, 07:51 PM
Nazzers's Avatar
Nazzers
 
Join Date: Nov 2012
Location: Canada
Posts: 154
Thanks: 73
Thanked 101 Times in 49 Posts
Thanks I have had a cat that had that a long time ago and remember how gross it was but how easy it was to get rid of. Wow this little cute puppy has had a great first week :-/ I am sure my breeder has loved getting all my emails , I dare not send her one about this , although if anything it would just be a story of how the puppy is doing and of her adventures


Sent from my iPhone using Petguide.com Free App
Digg this Post!Add Post to del.icio.usBookmark Post in TechnoratiTweet this Post!
Reply With Quote
  #7 (permalink)  
Old 01-05-2013, 06:16 PM
Nazzers's Avatar
Nazzers
 
Join Date: Nov 2012
Location: Canada
Posts: 154
Thanks: 73
Thanked 101 Times in 49 Posts
I'm going to lose my mind , she did it again this time swallowed it whole when I tried to get it out of her mouth. We already have been battling diarrhea now for 7 weeks aughhhhhhhhh what am I going to do about this puppy !!!


Sent from my iPhone using Petguide.com Free App
Digg this Post!Add Post to del.icio.usBookmark Post in TechnoratiTweet this Post!
Reply With Quote
  #8 (permalink)  
Old 01-05-2013, 06:19 PM
Karen519's Avatar
Pray for Andy and Hannah

 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: Woodridge, Illinois
Posts: 34,292
Thanks: 33,300
Thanked 10,124 Times in 7,616 Posts
Nazzers

Nazzers

I would put her on a leash go out with her everytime she goes out. Hope she is alright.
__________________
[IMG]http://i265.photobucket.com/albums/ii215

Tonka & Tucker

SNOBEAR at the Bridge
Dec. 23, 1999-March 27, 2010



SMOOCH at the Bridge.
Feb. 14, 1999-Dec. 7, 2010

Digg this Post!Add Post to del.icio.usBookmark Post in TechnoratiTweet this Post!
Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to Karen519 For This Useful Post:
BajaOklahoma (01-05-2013)
  #9 (permalink)  
Old 01-05-2013, 06:23 PM
Advanced Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Posts: 1,829
Thanks: 1,594
Thanked 950 Times in 611 Posts
You will either to keep on a leash each time she goes outside or police the yard thoroughly before she goes out - each and every time.
Digg this Post!Add Post to del.icio.usBookmark Post in TechnoratiTweet this Post!
Reply With Quote
  #10 (permalink)  
Old 01-05-2013, 06:36 PM
Nazzers's Avatar
Nazzers
 
Join Date: Nov 2012
Location: Canada
Posts: 154
Thanks: 73
Thanked 101 Times in 49 Posts
We do put her on a leash and I did do a check she did a quick dig in the snow and found it and before I could get it off her she gulped it down


Sent from my iPhone using Petguide.com Free App
Digg this Post!Add Post to del.icio.usBookmark Post in TechnoratiTweet this Post!
Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 01:15 AM.



Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.5.2
Golden Retriever Forum .com
PetGuide.com
Basset.net DobermanTalk.com GoldenRetrieverForum.com OurBeagleWorld.com
BoxerForums.com DogForums.com GoPitbull.com PoodleForum.com
BulldogBreeds.com FishForums.com HavaneseForum.com SpoiledMaltese.com
CatForum.com GermanShepherds.com Labradoodle-dogs.net YorkieForum.com
Chihuahua-People.com RetrieverBreeds.com

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64