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My 5 month old lab puppy just ate 2-3 mallomars. should I

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Hi there, my 5 month old lab puppy just ate 2-3 mallomars. should I take him to the emergency vet? Thank you
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Peter replied 1 year ago.

Welcome and thanks for asking your question. My name is***** am a licensed veterinarian. I am currently not set up to make a live call. But, I am happy to answer your question on this thread. First I need to ask you a few questions so that I can be well informed and give you the best advice.

1- How long has it been since he ate it?

2- How much does he weigh?

3- How many ounces in each mallomar?

4- This is dark chocolate, correct?

5- Do you have hydrogen peroxide 3%?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Hi there, it has been about an hour since he ate them. I am not sure of how many ounces of chocolate are in each mallomar. He weighs about 30lbs, it is dark chocolate. The whole box is 8 oz.
Expert:  Dr. Peter replied 1 year ago.

1- How many in a box?

2- Do you have hydrogen peroxide 3%?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
There are 18 in a box. We do have hydrogen peroxide.
Expert:  Dr. Peter replied 1 year ago.

Let's move quickly and try to induce vomiting with peroxide. This is what you can do:

1- Give him 1 tablespoon of hydrogen peroxide orally to induce vomiting.

2- Allow him to walk for a minute and move his belly to mix stomach content with peroxide. If he does not vomit within 5-10 minutes, repeat it again. Can give a total of 3 times 5-10 minutes apart.

3- Please let me know if he vomits. I will be on stand bye for the next 20 minutes.

Expert:  Dr. Peter replied 1 year ago.
Hi,
I'm just following up on our conversation about your pet. How is everything going?
Dr. Peter