Although doggy hydrogen peroxide kits are usually the best way to make your dog vomit they can have side effects. In this article, we will be going over the three main home remedies for making your dog vomit.
How To Make Your Dog Vomit Without Hydrogen Peroxide
When looking at how to make a dog throw up safely we are usually asked what can make a dog throw up. Over the course of this article, we will be going over how to make your dog vomit using one of the following items common in most homes.
How To Make A Dog Vomit With Baking Soda
When it comes home remedies for making your dog vomit, there is no better option than a high-quality FOOD GRADE baking soda. It is one of the quickest and easiest methods that anyone can use right from home.
Although the dosage will change from dog breed to dog breed, you usually can get away with using a teaspoon of baking soda per cup of water. Rather than letting your dog drink the mixture all at once, you should only let it take sips until your dog begins to vomit.
Ensure that you stay with your dog while vomiting. This will help your dog stay calm during the process and let you decided when you halt the symptoms. Although your dog will stop vomiting on its own, you can speed up the process by getting it to drink cold ginger tea.
How To Make A Dog Vomit With Mustard Seeds
Our second recommendation is mustard seeds. Although using mustard to make your dog vomit is more dangerous to use compared to baking soda, it can be efficient. Before using mustard we recommend that you contact your local vet for advice on your specific dog breed. If your vet advises you that the use of mustard is a safe treatment for your dog then this is how to move forward.
Mix a teaspoon of mustard with cool water and then get your dog to drink it. It won’t take long before your dog begins to vomit. As with baking soda, stay with your dog while vomiting to help keep it calm during the process.
Unfortunately, there is no quick counter to the effects of mustard to prevent your dog from vomiting additionally. This is another reason that we recommend baking soda over mustard.
How To Make A Dog Throw Up With Salt
We DO NOT recommend that you use salt to make your dog vomit, it can be highly toxic and lethal to dogs if the wrong dosage is given. Using salt can also cause seizures is your dog, comas, and increased heart rate. That said, salt is still a relatively common method used by dog owners to make their dogs vomit.
The salt dosage required for each dog breed can change dramatically. Unfortunately, we are not willing to offer dosage recommendations for this due to the dangers to your dog if you get it wrong. There are other websites that do offer advice on the salt dosage required to make your dog vomit.
Although there are a number of ways to get your dog to consume salt, this is the easiest we have found. Use a cheap dog pill gun to assist you with the process. Load salt into the end that would usually be used to hold your dog’s medication. Place the pill gun into your dog’s mouth with the end containing the salt at the back of your dog’s throat. Once in place activate the trigger to release the salt on the back of your dog’s tongue.
Blow in your dogs face gently to trigger its natural instinct to swallow. You can also massage your dogs throat in a downward motion to assist it with swallowing too.
How To Make A Dog Vomit After Eating Chocolate
One of the most common questions we see asked with regards to getting your dog to vomit is in relation to chocolate. Although any of the above methods are able to get your dog to vomit we still recommend that you use a doggy hydrogen peroxide kit. If you do choose to use one of our methods then we recommend that you use the baking soda method.