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Weedkiller! Please help!

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Hello, yet another mishap has struck us. We were doing Coco’s treatment by the lawn when he jumped off of my sister’s lap and bolted for our patio. Unfortunately, we had grassy areas so we covered them in weedkiller. You’ve probably guessed what happened by now. Coco ate it.

I would have taken him to the vets but the only ones in our area are closed! What would you guys recommend I do please? Thanks so much - Lily xx
 

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Hello, yet another mishap has struck us. We were doing Coco’s treatment by the lawn when he jumped off of my sister’s lap and bolted for our patio. Unfortunately, we had grassy areas so we covered them in weedkiller. You’ve probably guessed what happened by now. Coco ate it.

I would have taken him to the vets but the only ones in our area are closed! What would you guys recommend I do please? Thanks so much - Lily xx
Please keep a close eye on him; have him checked by a vet if he looks ill as soon as you can. Unfortunately guinea pigs (like all rodents) don't have a vomit reflex, so everything has to come out the other end.

Have you got a vet number (via your vet's answering machine) or via googling that you vould ring up?

How much has he eaten? I don't assume that it can be a lot.
 
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I would take Cocoa to an emergency vet,to ensure that the poison is dealt with promptly.it may cause kidney failure.you need to ring your local vet number and there will be an emergency number and will get back to you.Pdsa may be able to help if funds are an issue.good luck,please inform us how you gwt on.x
 

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Please keep a close eye on him; have him checked by a vet if he looks ill as soon as you can. Unfortunately guinea pigs (like all rodents) don't have a vomit reflex, so everything has to come out the other end.

Have you got a vet number (via your vet's answering machine) or via googling that you vould ring up?

How much has he eaten? I don't assume that it can be a lot.
Only a bit - roughly three blades I guess.
 
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