It was the perfect Norman Rockwell Christmas when the phone rings. The call you never want to get. It was Andy, our house sitter, calling because Sophie, a 15-pound Pug, had a Christmas dinner of who knows how many 1000-2000 mg chewable Rimadyl. She was throwing up and did not feel good. I told Andy I needed a minute to breathe but would call right back. Here is the recipe I came up with: I called the emergency vet to see what they recommended. In Sophie’s case it was IV fluids and observation. I elected to have Andy give 12-15 ml of Miracle Clay. If no further vomiting for 20 minutes induce vomiting with hydrogen peroxide until Sophie was vomiting bile. Re-administer 12-15 ml of Miracle Clay. All went well. Sophie calmed down and stopped vomiting.
I arrived the next day and went to the vet for fluids and blood work. The blood work came back normal! To be on the safe side I gave 100 ml of fluids and a tablespoon of Miracle Clay for a week. Then we retested the blood work after two weeks – all was well.
I firmly believe the Miracle Clay and a little luck saved Sophie from a disaster. I wanted the clay to coat her esophagus and absorb the Rimadyl in her stomach. I thought that by having her vomit again until it was bile was really cleaning out her stomach. Then more clay to soothe the system. I do use the Rimadyl for my Lab but we have switched to the non-chewable.
—Virginia J. Director, WA
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