Will tums hurt my dog?

Asked By: Tavares Streich
Date created: Tue, Dec 15, 2020 5:16 PM
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Tums aren't immediately dangerous for your dog, but you shouldn't liberally give them Tums unless it's under the guidance of your veterinarian.

Because of the mineral compounds in Tums, they can actually cause some side effects in your dog that are far worse than an upset stomach.

Answered By: Sarina Koelpin
Date created: Wed, Dec 16, 2020 7:19 PM
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Generally, an adult average sized dog at 12 months of age, weighs about twice their weight at 4 months of age, or 2.5x the weight at 14 weeks.

Adult giant breeds grow more slowly, take longer to mature, and don't reach adult growth until they're at least 16-18 months old.

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A fairly accurate calculation you can do to predict an adult height for your puppy is to multiply her height at six months by 100 and divide that answer by 75.

For example, a puppy who is 8 inches at the shoulder when she is 6 months old should be between 10.5 and 11 inches at the shoulder when she is finished growing.

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Check his ears.

If your puppy's ears stand up when he gets excited, they probably will stand permanently by the time he is 6-months-old.

Another way to tell if your pup's ears are likely to stand is by observing where they are set on the head.

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Long-term behavior changes are usually positive if the spay or neuter was performed at a young age.

For example, male dogs may become less aggressive.

This means that some dogs will "calm down" over the next few months, while others may take years to calm down.

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Tums can be used in dogs to treat mild discomfort from stomach issues, heartburn, and diarrhea.

The active ingredient in Tums, calcium carbonate, reduces excessive stomach acid in humans who take it.

If your dog needs calcium supplements, talk to your vet about your dog's diet.

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How big is my dog going to get? Generally, an adult average sized dog at 12 months of age, weighs about twice their weight at 4 months of age, or 2.5x the weight at 14 weeks.

Adult giant breeds grow more slowly, take longer to mature, and don't reach adult growth until they're at least 16-18 months old.

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Tums can be used in dogs to treat mild discomfort from stomach issues, heartburn, and diarrhea.

The active ingredient in Tums, calcium carbonate, reduces excessive stomach acid in humans who take it.

Some humans use Tums as a calcium supplement, but this is not a good idea for dogs.

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