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Welcome to Justanswer! I am Dr. Altman and happy to assist you both today!Can you please tell me- How much was ingested- Was it cooked- How long ago- How much Maxie weighsThank you
Depending on the recipe there really is minimal cocoa in this product so you should be just fine
With this ingestion, you may see no to mild symptoms which can include
If your dog ingested a large volume then this can result in food bloat so if this is within the last hour then you can induce vomiting with 3% hydrogen peroxide 1 tsp per ten pounds (i.e. 2 tsp) then walk around to mix it in the stomach and agitate the lining. If no vomiting within 10-15 minutes it can be repeated once only in hopes of inducing vomiting.If there is no vomiting induced, tonight please be monitoring for symptoms of vomiting, diarrhea, increased excitement, water intake increase, muscle tremors, lethargyIf you see muscle tremors, vomiting is not subsiding, swollen abdomen, restlessness or hyper excitability then please consider a veterinary er because these can be issues with food bloat. But if you see gi upset only then this should pass within the next 24 hoursTypically symptoms peak at 4-6 hours so if you pass this mark without symptoms then he should be just fine but taking a few precautions tonight:- Pepcid (famotidine) 0.25 mg per pound every 12 hours for 3 days- Leash walks to help the pancake pass more readily of >15 minutes- Tomorrow bland diet of white rice and lean boiled meat such as chicken in small more frequent meals but waiting at least 12 hours after vomiting has subsided if he shows this symptomI hope this information makes sense but please let me know who else I can assist you both todayIf you have more questions or if I can help in any other way, please do not hesitate to ask! If you would like to accept my answer, please press RATE OUR CONVERSATION at the top of your screen (I am not compensated in any other way). Bonuses are always welcome. Thanks!
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