NEW HAMPSHIRE AND MAINE’S FASTEST GROWING ONLINE NEWSPAPER

Narcan brings dog back after oxycodone overdose

Comment     Print
Related Articles
Addie ... revived by Narcan (YCSO photo)

LYMAN, Maine - A Lyman pooch is OK this morning after getting a dose of Narcan from a York County Sheriff's officer.

Sgt. David Chauvette was patrolling Lyman on Thursday when he was flagged down by a woman who was not identified.

The woman was fearful that her dog, Addie, had "overdosed" on her prescribed oxycodone. The three-year-old yellow lab had inadvertently gotten into her legally prescribed medication and the owner was very fearful that the dog could possibly die, York County Sheriff William King said in a press release.

Addie seemed a bit drowsy, the woman said, and she first sought assistance from a local vet to no avail.

Consequently she flagged down the sergeant and asked him to administer the popular anti-opioid to Addie. He did and Addie seemed to perk up a little.

On Thursday night the owner said Addie was fine and back to her old self. The woman was grateful the sheriff's office carries the life-saving drug.

Read more from:
'Pet'pourri
Tags: 
None
Share: 
Comment      Print
Powered by Bondware
News Publishing Software

The browser you are using is outdated!

You may not be getting all you can out of your browsing experience
and may be open to security risks!

Consider upgrading to the latest version of your browser or choose on below: