Police in Maine say a dog that got into its owner's oxycodone perked right up after police administered the opioid-overdose antidote naloxone.
York County Sheriff William King says the dog's owner flagged down a passing officer in Lyman on Thursday. The owner said she was unable to get help from a veterinarian and asked Sgt. David Chauvette to help the 3-year-old yellow Labrador named Addie. King says the dog was drowsy and the owner feared an overdose.
King says Chauvette administered naloxone and the dog "seemed to perk up."
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King said the dog seemed fine Thursday night.
The oxycodone had been legally prescribed to the dog's owner.