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My 17 year old cocker spaniel mix ate about a handful of

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My 17 year old cocker spaniel mix ate about a handful of chocolate covered peanuts while I was gone. This has been about 7 hours ago. She recently started panting heavy and pacing up and down the hall way. Currently she is sleeping in the bed room. I am keeping watch over her but wondered if I should call my vet.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Whitehead replied 1 year ago.

Hello there. I am sorry to hear Midnight is trying to get herself into trouble this evening. I am happy to help you this evening. The chocolate and peanuts are most likely just causing an upset tummy this evening. She could be getting ready to have some diarrhea or even have some vomiting. So watching her closely is not a bad idea and let her outside when she asks. If she has more than a couple bouts of diarrhea or vomiting then have her seen by your vet tomorrow to help settle down her tummy and make her feel better. But tonight if she worsens, becomes lethargic, or just starts acting worse then go ahead and call your vet. But again it could be likely that she is just having an upset tummy tonight. So watch her closely.

I hope this helps and I hope this makes sense. Please do not hesitate to ask if you have any further questions or concerns. I would be happy to help. Please do not forget to rate my response so I receive credit for my time. Thank you!

Expert:  Dr. Whitehead replied 1 year ago.

Please do not hesitate to ask if you have any questions or concerns. I want to make sure your questions is answered fully. I am happy to help. Please do not forget to rate my response so I receive credit for my time. Thank you!

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